Poetry in America

Finishing The Hat - Stephen Sondheim

Season 2, Episode 5 of 8

Stephen Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer. Series creator Elisa New speaks with Broadway stage actors and writer Adam Gopnik to explore Sondheim's singular ability to blend lyrics and music - using as their case study "Finishing the Hat," from Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George.

When to Watch

Day
Time
Channel
4/25/2021
3 p.m.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
5/12/2020
11 a.m.
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