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Stephen Sondheim, a giant in musical theater, dies at 91

Clip: 11/26/2021 | 10m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

One of the greats of Broadway musicals, Stephen Sondheim, died Friday at his home at the age of 91. He was a six-time Tony Award winner renowned for his words and music, starting in the 1950s. Ben Brantley, former co-chief theater critic of The New York Times and Eric Schaffer, the co-founder and former artistic director of Signature Theater in Virginia, join William Brangham to discuss.

Aired: 11/26/21

Rating: NR

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