19 Feb 2019

Circa celebrates with Sondheim

From Upbeat, 1:00 pm on 19 February 2019

Forty years ago Circa Theatre’s production of Side by Side by Sondheim, opened the eyes of young teenage theatre fan Michael Nicholas Williams.

Side by Side by Sondheim

Side by Side by Sondheim Photo: Supplied

Now he’s Music Director for Circa’s 40th anniversary production of the 1979 show which is being directed by his wife Emma Kinane.

Side by Side by Sondheim is a greatest hits album from Sondheim’s Broadway hits and other gems.

Michael Nicholas Williams and Colin Taylor are on stage throughout playing two pianos, accompanying the singers Julie O’Brien, Matthew Pike and Sarah Lineham.  Side by Side by Sondheim opens this weekend.


  • Stephen Sondheim (b. 1930)