Evening Primrose was an episode of Stage 67. It was a collaboration between Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman years before Follies debuted. From it came four songs, a few of which are among the best of Sondheim's career.
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Watch Evening Primrose (with Spanish subtitles!) here: https://youtu.be/enFR2UVldhA
I'm Still Here: https://youtu.be/7SRl89aEvUQ
Barbra Streisand's version of I Remember: https://youtu.be/U7AVGleYNyE
The trailer for Mannequin: https://youtu.be/OTfhUj4LZVE
You can purchase Stephen Sondheim's second book of lyrics, Look I Made a Hat, by going here: https://amzn.to/37nCNQ6
There was no official album created for Evening Primrose. However...
The Evening Primrose Medley on the album Dress Casual starring Mandy Patinkin and featuring Bernadette Peters (1990)
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What is Putting It Together?
This is a podcast about Stephen Sondheim's entire body of work show by show and song by song. Each week Kyle Marshall invites an expert to discuss a Sondheim song in-depth. Together they discover the humour, how the songs inform character, and any hidden meanings. Most importantly they try to understand the man behind the music, the Shakespeare of our time, as best they can.