SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM



Composer: Stephen Sondheim
Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim a.o.

Opened: May 14, 1976, Mermaid Theatre, London; April 13, 1977, Music Box Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 806 (London); 384 (N.Y.C.)

Note: Only numbers not found on the original London cast album are noted below. The London production transferred on July 7, 1976 to the Wyndham's Theatre, and then transferred on October 3, 1977 to the Garrick Theatre. The New York production transferred on February 22, 1978 to the Morosco Theatre.


Conversation Piece (medley of Sondheim songs):

1. Side By Side By Sondheim, RCA (S) VRL2 0156 (Geraldene Morrow, Bartholomew John, and Jill Perryman)


Don't Laugh (added for the subsequent National Tour) (originally used in HOT SPOT):

1. Sondheim Demo (Stephen Sondheim, piano and voice) [reissued on Stephen Sondheim: The Story So Farů, CD/Sony Masterworks Broadway 82796-94255-2]
2. The Madwoman Of Central Park West, CD/DRG CDSL 5212 (Phyllis Newman with music direction by Herb Kaplan)
3. Hey, Love: The Songs Of Mary Rodgers, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5772 (Faith Prince with music direction by Patrick Brady) (as "Show Me" with additional lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.)
4. The Broadway Musicals Of 1963, CD/Bayview RNBW036 (Julia Murney with the Ross Patterson Little Big Band)


Marry Me A Little (originally written for COMPANY and reinstated in certain revivals):

1. 45/Dick Charles Private Label FC (Harry Nilsson)
2. Composer Demo (Stephen Sondheim, piano and voice) [reissued on Sondheim Sings Volume I: 1962-1972, CD/PS Classics PS-9529]
3. Side By Side By Sondheim, RCA (S) VRL2 0156 (Bartholomew John)
4. Marry Me A Little, RCA (S) ABL1-4159 (Suzanne Henry with musical direction by E. Martin Perry)
5. Company, CD/Angel 7243 5 55608 2 7 (Boyd Gaines with musical direction by David Loud)
6. Company, CD/First Night CASTCD 57 (Adrian Lester with musical direction by Padd Cunneen)
7. Company, CD/Nonesuch 106876-2 (Raul Esparza with music conducted by Lynne Shankel)
8. Company, CD/VSCD0001 (Claudio Botelho with orchestra conducted by Andre Goes)
9. Company, CD/Stage Stars 510 (karaoke vocalist)
10. Company, CD/Stage Stars 510 (karaoke instrumental version)
11. What Can You Lose: Myrra Malmberg Sings Sondheim, CD/Ericsson AD CD 1 (Myrra Malmberg with Peter Nordahl, piano)
12. Louis Lebeau Remembers Cole Porter, Not Stephen Sondheim (But Sings Their Songs Anyway), CD/Original Cast OC-2101 (Robert Clary with the John Rodby Trio)
13. Wall To Wall Sondheim, CD/XM Satellite Radio 76695 01702 (Gregg Edelman with Rob Berman, piano)
14. Love And The Dickens, CD/Albany 1007 (John Muriello with Richard Pearson Thomas, piano)
15. In So Many Words, CD/Barnett Early PBJECD 001 (Peter Barnett)
16. Patterns, CD/LML Music 111 (Barbara Brussell)
17. The London Concert, CD/Sterling 1010 (Betty Buckley with the BBC Concert Orchestra and The BBC Big Band)
18. The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway On And Off Broadway, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5585 (Liz Callaway with musical direction by Alex Rybeck)
19. A Broadway Love Story, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5956 (Christiane Noll with musical direction by Todd Ellison)
20. Putting It Together, CD/RCA Victor 61729-2 (Michael Rupert with musical direction by Scott Frankel)
21. Sweet Dreams, CD/Lumiere 293585 (Michael Ferreri)
22. Tryin' To Get The Feeling, CD/Arista 19040 (Barry Manilow)
23. Marry Me A Little, CD/Ghostlight 8-4474 (Lauren Molina with musical direction by John Bell)
24. By Side By Side By Side By Side By Sondheim, CD/Kritzerland KR 20012-8 (Kevin Earley with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach)
25. Good Thing Going: The Songs of Stephen Sondheim, CD/Harbinger HCD 3101 (Steve Ross, piano and voice)
26. Altitude, CD/Yellowsound YSL566823 (Joseph Llana with musical direction by Kimberly Grigsby)


The Two Of Us (added to the Broadway production; originally written for the tv series KUKLA, FRAN AND OLLIE):

1. Composer Demo (Stephen Sondheim, piano and voice) [reissued on Stephen Sondheim: The Story So Farů, CD/Sony Masterworks Broadway 82796-94255-2]
2. Unsung Sondheim, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5433 (Christa Moore with musical direction by James Stenborg)


Other Material:

Company (from COMPANY) (used in the London and Broadway productions)
You Gotta Have A Gimmick (from GYPSY) (M: Jule Styne) (used in the London and Broadway productions)
Everybody Ought To Have A Maid (from A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM) (added to the Sydney production)
Waiting Around For The Girls Upstairs (from FOLLIES) (added to the Broadway production)
I've Got You To Lean On (from ANYONE CAN WHISTLE) (added to the London production)
Sorry-Grateful (from COMPANY) (added to the London production)
There Is No Other Way (from PACIFIC OVERTURES) (used in the London production)
Little Lamb (from GYPSY) (M: Jule Styne) (added to the Broadway production)
I Feel Pretty (from WEST SIDE STORY) (M: Leonard Bernstein) (added to the Broadway production)
The Ladies Who Lunch (from COMPANY) (added to the Broadway production)
The Miller's Song (from A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC) (added to the Broadway production)
Impossible (from A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM) (added to the Northwestern University production)
Something's Coming (from WEST SIDE STORY) (M: Leonard Bernstein) (added to the Broadway production)

Note: No attempt has been made to provide discological information for these other songs as they can be found on the original cast albums of the identified musicals.