Sondheim snowed in, will miss Saturday's Orange County appearance
The unexpected snowstorm that hit the East Coast has left Stephen Sondheim stranded and unable to fly, so he will miss Saturday's performance of "Stephen Sondheim: In Conversation" at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa.
The Sondheim event will be rescheduled at a date to be established. But the show will go on, in a fashion; singers Brian Stokes Mitchell and Christine Ebersole, who are in Southern California, will perform a vocal program with musical accompaniment, beginning at 8 p.m.
Ticketholders to the Sondheim event, which was organized around an on-stage Q&A with the Broadway playwright, accompanied by Stokes-Mitchell and Ebersole singing selections from his songbook, will be admitted to Saturday's performance, and their tickets will be honored for the rescheduled Sondheim event at a future date.
-- Christopher Smith
Photo: Stephen Sondheim. Credit: Michael Lionstar