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Maria Friedman, a longtime friend of Stephen Sondheim, teaches 'Merrily We Roll Along' to sing

Jun. 04, 2024 12:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On opening night of the Broadway revival of “Merrily We Roll Along,” one person in the audience strangely wasn't nervous — the director. “It was the only time in my life that I felt completely calm,” said Maria Friedman, who has helmed the show to seven...

Yoko Ono to receive Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement

Apr. 21, 2024 22:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's leading artist residency programs, MacDowell, has awarded a lifetime achievement prize to Yoko Ono. The groundbreaking artist, filmmaker and musician is this year's recipient of the Edward MacDowell Medal, an honor previously given to Stephen Sondheim and Toni...