Getting Away with Murder

Getting Away with Murder

by Stephen Sondheim, George Furth

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Overview

Getting Away with Murder by Stephen Sondheim, George Furth

Getting Away with Murder is more fun than a roomful of Agatha Christies.” —Daily News

Longtime musical theatre collaborators Stephen Sondheim and George Furth, who together created the landmark musical Company , have joined forces again to create a compellingly original thriller—Mr. Sondheim’s first nonmusical play. Getting Away with Murder unfolds on a stormy night on Manhattan’s Upper West Side at a group therapy session. The patients arrive only to find that their faithful, Pulitzer Prize-winning psychiatrist is missing. What unfolds is a classic whodunit in the tradition of Sleuth and The Mousetrap that harkens back to Sondheim’s screenplay collaboration with Anthony Perkins on the cult film The Last of Sheila. Getting Away with Murder , originally produced at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, was produced on Broadway in 1996.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781559361286
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publication date: 04/01/1997
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Stephen Sondheim has written award-winning music and lyrics for theater, film and television. He is also the coauthor of the film The Last of Sheila and the play Getting Away with Murder. Sondheim is on the council of the Dramatists Guild of America, having served as its president from 1973 to 1981. He lives in New York City.

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