DVD of Stephen Sondheim's "Evening Primrose" Due Oct. 26

News   DVD of Stephen Sondheim's "Evening Primrose" Due Oct. 26
 
E1 Entertainment releases a DVD of the 1966 television special "Evening Primrose," which features a score by Tony Award-winning composer Stephen Sondheim, Oct. 26.

DVD art of the new release of 1966's
DVD art of the new release of 1966's "Evening Primrose."

The 50-minute, black-and-white DVD arrives in stores following a starry Manhattan concert production of the piece Oct. 25.

"Evening Primrose" originally aired as part of the ABC Stage 67 television series. The production featured a score by Sondheim and a book by James Goldman based on a short story by John Collier. Paul Bogart directed a cast that included Anthony Perkins, Dorothy Stickney, Larry Gates and Charmian Carr.

"Unable to cope with the pressures of the outside world," press notes state, "a poet hides inside a locked department store. But as night falls, he discovers a group of hermits who've been living there for years. Among them is Ella, a frightened girl who desperately wants to leave."

Track listing for the previously released "Evening Primrose" soundtrack follows:
"If You Can Find Me, I'm Here"
"Meeting the Others"
"You're One of Us"/"Charles and Ella"
"Charles' Schedule"/"If You Can Find Me, I'm Here" (reprise)
"Looking for Ella"
"I Remember"
"Charles Touched Me"
"When"
"Take Me to the World"
"The First Dance"
"The Security Guard"/"The Second Dance"
"Another Dance"
"The Dark Men Come"/"Take Me to the World" (Reprise)

The DVD has a list price of $29.98; Amazon.com is selling the disc for $20.99.

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