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11/16/2012
An Evening with Stephen Sondheim Rescheduled
Special event will be May 7 at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Debby Gardner at (518) 629-8071 or d.gardner@hvcc.edu
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

UPDATE: Tickets to this event are sold out. 
Posted Friday, March 22, 2013

“An Evening with Stephen Sondheim,” originally scheduled for September 2012 at Hudson Valley Community College, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre on the college’s Troy campus.

The evening will include an onstage interview with the renowned composer/lyricist conducted by Mary Darcy, owner/editor of alloveralbany.com, beginning at 7:30 p.m. A 6:30 p.m. prelude concert will feature the Sonny Daye & Perley Rousseau Trio.

Tickets for the general public are $25 each and will go on sale in February 2013. The event is presented by the college’s Cultural Affairs Program.

Most celebrated for his contributions to the Broadway stage, Sondheim has been described by the New York Times as "the greatest and perhaps best known artist working in musical theatre." His best known works include "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," "Company," "Follies," "A Little Night Music," "Sweeney Todd," "Sunday in the Park with George" and "Into the Woods." He is the winner of eight Tony Awards (more than any other composer), including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, an Oscar, a Pulitzer Prize and eight Grammys.

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Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 13,500 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has more than 65,000 alumni.