THE SCREENING ROOM: Two Clips from HBO's "Six By Sondheim" (Video)

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21 Nov 2013

Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim
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"Six By Sondheim," the new HBO documentary that presents an intimate look at the career and personal life of award-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, will debut Dec. 9 on the cable network.

In advance of the premiere, HBO has shared two clips from the documentary for Playbill.com readers. "Six By Sondheim" is directed by Tony winner James Lapine, with musical segments directed by Todd Haynes, Autumn de Wilde and Lapine.

It features performances by Tony winner Audra McDonald, Jarvis Cocker, Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, America Ferrera and Sondheim, which have have been produced for the feature documentary.

Here's a look:

Sondheim speaking about the challenges of creating new work:

 



"Opening Doors"