Sunday, Sweeney, Passion, Woods Fill New "Stephen Sondheim Collection" DVD Set

News   Sunday, Sweeney, Passion, Woods Fill New "Stephen Sondheim Collection" DVD Set The venerable composer Stephen Sondheim will be honored in a new DVD box set. The six-disc collection contains Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Passion, concert versions of Sweeney Todd and Follies and the 1992 Celebration at Carnegie Hall.

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Cover art for "The Stephen Sondheim Collection" DVD box set.

Set to be released Sept. 23 by Image Entertainment, "The Stephen Sondheim Collection" features performances by Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Madeleine Kahn, Victor Garber, Glenn Close, Betty Buckley, Donna Murphy, Marin Mazzie, Mandy Patinkin and Sondheim stalwart Bernadette Peters.

The compilation will also include special DVD featurettes including: Sunday in the Park with George audio commentary with Sondheim, librettist-director James Lapine and stars Patinkin and Peters; Passion commentary with Sondheim, Lapine and stars Donna Murphy, Jere Shea and Marin Mazzie; and a making-of feature for Sweeney Todd in Concert.

"The Stephen Sondheim Collection" box set — which lists at $119.99 — is available for pre-order through many online retailers. For more information on other DVD titles, visit Image Entertainment's website at www.image-entertainment.com.