PHOTO CALL: The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim

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Laura Benanti, Kristin Chenoweth, Barbara Cook, Patti LuPone and others took part in The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim, a gala tribute performance of the composer's works on Sept. 25 at Westport Country Playhouse.

The performance was directed by 2006 Tony Award-winning director John Doyle (Sweeney Todd). Musical direction was by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. The benefit was hosted by Joanne Woodward, artistic director emeritus of Westport Country Playhouse, and Paul Newman. Sondheim has a history at the Playhouse. In the summer of 1950, he served as an apprentice there.

At Left: Stephen Sondheim thanks the audience and performers.

Below: (First Row) Barbara Cook, Patti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Laura Benanti and John Doyle; (Second Row) Donna Lynne Champlin, Diana DiMarzio, Angel Desai and Lauren Molina.

photos by Kathleen O’Rourke
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