Sunday at the Y With Steve: "Sondheim Afternoon" Set for March 19, 2000

News   Sunday at the Y With Steve: "Sondheim Afternoon" Set for March 19, 2000 For fans of Stephen Sondheim, the hottest tickets in New York City in 1999-2000 won't be for Putting It Together this fall and Wise Guys in the spring.

For fans of Stephen Sondheim, the hottest tickets in New York City in 1999-2000 won't be for Putting It Together this fall and Wise Guys in the spring.

Sondheimaniacs will be flocking to the Y.

Sondheim will be composer-pianist Ned Rorem's guest in the 92nd Street Y interview-performance series, "Ned Rorem Hosts," 3 PM March 19, 2000.

"A Sondheim Afternoon" will include performances of composer-lyricist Sondheim's work, and a discussion between Sondheim and Rorem. Tickets ($35) are still available.

Sondheim won the Pulitzer Prize for Sunday in the Park With George, and broke new musical theatre ground with conceptual musicals such as Company, Follies and Pacific Overtures. Also in the series is an evening called "American Songwriters -- Present Tense," with performances of new pieces by Ricky Ian Gordon (Dream True), Daron Hagen (the opera, Shining Brow) and John Musto.

The 92nd Street Y is at 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan.

Call (212) 996-1100 for tickets.