Stephen Sondheim passed away Friday at the age of 91, according to the New York Times.
The composer died suddenly at his home in Connecticut, the Times reported. A musical theater titan, Sondheim composed Broadway staples including “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Sunday in the Park with George” and “Follies,
and wrote lyrics for “West Side Story” and “Gypsy.”
A revival of his musical “Company” is currently playing Broadway. Sondheim attended its first preview on Nov. 15.
More to come…