WNYC Radio's "The Jonathan Schwartz Show" will broadcast Schwartz's interview with Stephen Sondheim March 19 from noon-4 PM ET. Schwartz's program will also feature chats with two of Sondheim's long-time collaborators, James Lapine and John Weidman.
The four-hour broadcast will also include a conversation with record producer Thomas Z. Shepard as well as selections from A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum performed by Michael Arden, Jonathan Hadary and Sheldon Harnick. Karen Akers, Kate Baldwin, Liz Callaway, Marsha Perry Starkes and K.T. Sullivan will all offer solo performances of Sondheim's works, and the Ying Quartet will perform "Children Will Listen" and "Children and Art," both arranged for the string quartet by The Wild Party's Andrew Lippa.
WNYC is located on the radio at 93.9 FM. Visit www.wnyc.org for more information.
Over 100 artists are now scheduled to be part of Symphony Space's Wall to Wall Stephen Sondheim salute March 19 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. The 35th Wall to Wall concert is set to begin at 11 AM and will continue for 12 hours at the New York City landmark. As of press time, those scheduled to take part in the gala event include Karen Akers, George Lee Andrews, Michael Arden, Ivy Austin, Becky Ann Baker, Kate Baldwin, Christine Baranski, Barbara Barrie, Laura Benanti, Polly Bergen, Rob Berman, Pat Birch, André Bishop, Blair Brown, Sidney J. Burgoyne, Kate Burton, Liz Callaway, Mario Cantone, Carolee Carmello, Patrick Cassidy, Michael Cerveris, Ted Chapin, Barbara Cook, Charlotte d'Amboise, Christina Dahl, Jason Danieley, Sam Davis, Jed Distler, Gregg Edelman, Melissa Errico, Raul Esparza, Harvey Evans, Chris Fenwick, Danielle Ferland, Leonard Fleischer, Freda Foh Shen, Alexander Gemignani, Joanna Gleason, Annie Golden, Randy Graff, Debbie Gravitte, David Green, John Guare, Mary Rodgers Guettel, Jonathan Hadary, Todd Haimes, Sheldon Harnick, Hudson Shad, Dana Ivey, Francis Jue, The Juilliard Choral Union (conducted by Judith Clurman), Judy Kaye, Marc Kudisch, Judy Kuhn, James Lapine, Darren Lee, Telly Leung, Andrew Lippa, Emily Loesser, Patti LuPone, Richard Maltby, Mackenzie Mauzy, Marin Mazzie, Lanny Meyers, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Beata Moon, Mark Nadler, James Naughton, Phyllis Newman, Daniel Jay Park, Mary Beth Peil, Bernadette Peters, Kurt Peterson, Lonny Price, Charlie Prince, Patrick Quinn, Angelina Reaux, Sarah Rice, Frank Rich, Tony Roberts, Marti Rolph, Josh Rosenblum, Jonathan Schwartz, Thomas Z. Shepard, Matt Sklar, David Staller, Marsha Perry Starkes, Georgia Stitt, KT Sullivan, Christina Sunnerstam, Kathleen Supové, Thom Warren, John Weidman, Joss Whedon, Richard White, B.D. Wong, the Ying Quartet, Nora York, Eric Jordan Young and Jerry Zaks. Wall to Wall Stephen Sondheim will play the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, located in Manhattan at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. For more information, visit www.symphonyspace.org.