See the return of this magnificent concert honouring the late great American composer Stephen Sondheim. Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends tickets are available on London Theatre now.
Old Friends will play for 16 weeks only at the Gielgud Theatre. Look forward to hearing many of Sondheim’s most beloved and multi-layered tunes in this homage to the admired composer and lyricist. Anticipate listening to songs from some of his most distinguished musicals, such as Sunday in the Park With George and Sweeney Todd. Read our complete guide to Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends.
Join Broadway leading ladies Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga as they perform some of the most iconic Sondheim songs. Peters has frequently collaborated with Sondheim for many of his shows, including originating roles in Sunday in the Park With George and Into the Woods. Salonga, who has more recently starred on Broadway in Here Lies Love will return to the West End stage for the first time in over twenty-seven years.
The concert was originally intended as a one-night-only gala in 2022, selling out in two hours. Due to the overwhelming demand, producer Cameron Mackintosh is bringing the award-winning concert back to the West End stage for audiences to have another chance to see one of the most poignant tributes to a man who changed musical theatre forever.
Matthew Bourne and Julia McKenzie will direct the star-studded concert, joined by choreographer Stephen Mear, conductor Alfonso Casado Trigo, musical supervisor Stephen Brooker, set designer Matt Kinley, projection designer George Reeve, costume designer Jill Parker, lighting designer Warren Letton, sound designer Mick Potter, with musical arrangements by Stephen Brooker.
Who will perform in Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends
Old Friends will see Bernadette Peters (Hello, Dolly!, Annie Get Your Gun) returning to perform in the concert, joined by Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables).
West End stars Christine Allado, Janie Dee, Bonnie Langford, Joanna Riding, Jeremy Secomb, Jac Yarrow, Marley Fenton, Beatrice Penny-Touré, Haydn Gwynne, Damian Humbley, Bradley Jaden, Gavin Lee and Jason Pennycooke, Harry Apps, Bella Brown, and Monique Young.
Tickets to Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends are available now. Book your Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends tickets on London Theatre today.