This film from acclaimed theater director Lonny Price charts the journey of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim’s “Merrily We Roll Along” in the 30-plus years since the musical debuted on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in 1981.
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Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened...Directed byLonny Price
Come for the clear-eyed post-mortem of a legendary Broadway flop and the careers of its newcomer cast; stay for the unexpectedly powerful meditation on growing up, the passage of time and the American Dream.
22 March 2017. Lonny Price's affectionate and heartfelt documentary on 'Merrily We Go Along' the infamous rare bomb from Sondheim is a treat for theatre goers. The majority of the cast and creators look back on the play and what went wrong...and right. Some cast members went on to have versatile careers in the industry while others never really rebounded. Well worth a watch.