Included in the licensing materials for the production is video footage used in the original Broadway production, which features exclusive interviews with the composer-lyricist that were created specifically for the musical.
Sondheim on Sondheim weaves new video interviews of Sondheim with performances of his songs — well-known tunes, fan favorites and obscure numbers. The score includes "Franklin Shepard, Inc," "Beautiful," "Being Alive," "Opening Doors," "Take Me to the World," "Loving You," "Happiness," "Losing My Mind," "Something Just Broke," "Send in the Clowns" and more.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.