Great Performances

Sondheim and The Character of Bobby

Clip: Season 49 Episode 29 | 2m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Composer Stephen Sondheim, actress Cynthia Nixon and theatre critic Hilton Als discuss the character of Bobby, and how Sondheim's own relationship to his heterosexual, married friends may have influenced the character.

Aired: 05/27/22

Rating: NR

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