Mark Horowitz

About Mark Horowitz

Mark Horowitz is a Senior Music Specialist at the Library of Congress, and the author of the book "Sondheim on Music." He has taught the history of musical theater at Georgetown and Catholic universities, and was the consulting editor for "The Sondheim Review."

Andrew Lippa on God, bigotry and writing and playing Harvey Milk

Passionate. That’s the word that comes to mind listening to Andrew Lippa discussing I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk. There’s a breathless intensity to everything he says. It all matters.

Stephen Sondheim talks about Road Show, opening at Signature Theatre

Road Show by Stephen Sondheim opens next week at Signature Theatre. Mark Horowitz caught up with Mr. Sondheim this past weekend to talk about the musical’s 23 year journey which brings us up to the audience’s first look as director Gary Griffin’s production on February 16.

UpClose: Steven Lutvak on Gentleman’s Guide and what’s next

It’s increasingly rare for a musical to open on Broadway that isn’t either a revival or a jukebox musical. Rarer still are new musicals with scores that aren’t rock, rap, or country-inflected, but remind one of the great scores of the forties and fifties – when songwriters like Rodgers & Hammerstein and Lerner & Loewe […]

UpClose with Broadway composer John Kander

We are pleased to announce a new series of interviews with musical theatre composers by author Mark Horowitz. We debut the series with this talk last weekend with John Kander, is in recognition of Creative Cauldron’s production of And the World Goes ‘Round.

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