Sally Ann Triplett, Imelda Staunton to Sing Sondheim in Concert Series

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06 Dec 2010

West End leading lady Sally Ann Triplett and Academy Award nominee Imelda Staunton are scheduled to be part of The Stephen Sondheim Society Presents, a new cabaret series of performances of legendary composer-lyricist Sondheim's work at the London cabaret The Pheasantry.



The series will begin Jan. 10, 2011, with a performance by 2010 Stephen Sondheim Society Performer of the Year Alex Young. Triplett will take the stage Feb. 21, and Staunton will perform March 14.

Richard Douglas Production will present the concerts in association with Samuel Joseph. According to press notes, the intension of the concert series is "to present regular and accessible performances of the work of the composer and his contemporaries featuring the top echelon of performers in the industry in the intimate surrounds of the 90 seat venue."

Triplett has appeared in the West End in Anything Goes, Follies, Cabaret, Grease, Carrie, The Rocky Horror Show, Cats and Guys and Dolls.

Staunton, an Oscar nominee for "Vera Drake," recently appeared on London stages in Entertaining Mr. Sloane and There Came a Gypsy Riding, among other stage credits. Film work includes "Return to Cranford," "Taking Woodstock" and "Shakespeare in Love."

The Pheasantry is located at 152-154 King's Road in London. For tickets, call 08456 027 017 or visit pizzaexpresslive.com.