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View Diary: Monday Night at the Theater: Stephen Sondheim's Assassins (5 comments)

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  •  What's strange about watching these clips, is how (3+ / 0-)

    the 20th century musical show sound idiom seems so ill-matched for the subject matter.  The jaunty, strident and bright songs, the orchestration designed to lift spirits and keep things marching on.... it all just seems not quite right for a group of assassins.

    That's one more thing to add to my long list of small problems. --my son, age 10

    by concernedamerican on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 10:48:06 PM PDT

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