Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Finishing the Hat: The Collected Lyrics of Stephen Sondheim (volume 1) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes
Finishing the Hat: The Collected Lyrics of Stephen Sondheim (volume 1) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes (Hardback)
Order Options List Price Online Price Save Availability
Delivery:

To home, business or free to our stores. Click for more info.

     

Available through New & Used Online only

 
Click & Collect:

Order now to collect from 11am today. In stock items only. Click for more info.

     

Stores - out of stock

 
New & Used:

Our marketplace sellers will deliver to your chosen address. Click for more info.

From £216.60  

In stock at one or more sellers.

Buy - Select Seller

Product Synopsis

The winner of seven Tonys, seven Grammys, an Oscar, and a Pulitzer Prize, Stephen Sondheim has become synonymous with the best in musical theatre. Now, in Finishing the Hat, he has not only collected his song lyrics for the first time, he's giving readers a rare, personal look into his extraordinary shows and life. Along with the lyrics, both published and unpublished, for all of his productions from 1954 to 1981 - including West Side Story, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, and Sweeney Todd, which have starred some of the most famous and talented actors in the world from Johnny Depp and Catherine Zeta Jones, to Judi Dench and Alan Rickman, Finishing the Hat is a celebration of the act of creation. Sondheim discusses his relationship with his mentor, Oscar Hammerstein II, and his collaborations with legends Leonard Bernstein, Richard Rodgers, Angela Lansbury, and countless others. His anecdotes - rich with history, personal insights, and intimate details - transport us back to a time when theatre was a major pillar of American culture.

And throughout the book, Sondheim analyses his work and dissects his own songs as well as those of others, offering unparalleled insight into songwriting that will be studied for years to come. Brilliant, poignant, scathing, and funny, Finishing the Hat is the newest production Sondheim can add to his list of classic works.

Music & Dance >> Music Books >> Music: styles & genres >> Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groupsMusic & Dance >> Music Books >> Music: styles & genres >> MusicalsMusic & Dance >> Sheet MusicReference & Research >> Encyclopaedias & reference works >> Reference works Publisher: Ebury Press Publication Date: 14/10/2010 ISBN-13: 9780753522585  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Available through New & Used Online only  

More books by Stephen Sondheim

Leave Review

Delivery

Please note for the New & Used Marketplace different terms and conditions apply.

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location1st BookEach additional bookAverage Delivery Time
UK Second ClassAvailable free for orders over £10* or £2.50Available free for orders over £10* or £1.003-7 Days
UK First Class£4.50£1.001-2 Days
UK Courier£7.00£1.001-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier£17.00£3.002-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail£5.00£1.504-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier£20.00£3.002-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail£7.00£3.004-14 Days
Rest of World Courier£22.50£3.003-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail£8.00£3.007-21 Days

* Available free for orders over £10 = When offered a delivery preference choose 'For Cheapest Postage' for our freepost in the UK offer. This is not available on the 'For Faster Delivery' option.

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

Foyles Marketplace

Special Terms on Marketplace orders

Please note special terms and condition apply and customers placing orders are accepting these terms. See our Full Terms, Delivery Rates and Times. Specifically we are unable to accept cancellation or amendment to Marketplace orders once placed.

All sellers despatch within 48 hours, but postage times and costs vary depending on your location and that of the seller. As such the UK delivery price is displayed as a guide only.

Condition Seller Postage Price

Fine/Like New

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Sawtooth Booksellers

Available Qty: 1

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£216.60

Earns 866 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £224.75

Add to Basket

You might also like

A Christmas Carol: Libretto
Christopher Bedloe; Charles Dickens;...
 
The Hired Man: Musical
Howard Goodall; Melvyn Bragg
 
£9.50£9.50 Add to Basket
Scrooge
Scrooge (Paperback)
Leslie Bricusse
 
A Tale of Two Cities: Play
David Ross; etc.; Charles Dickens; ...
 
From£17.08 Buy - Select Seller
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Edit Basket Go to Checkout
Select Currency: $ £
enCounter Culture
Signed Books and Copies
Animators Survival Kit
Latest Blog
Teffi: the unsung great of short stories
28/07/2014

With a number of short story writers winning awards recently, the form is finally winning favour with British readers. Gary, from our Charing Cross Road shop, celebrates Pushkin Press' new edition of stories from a celebrated Russian exponent.

GUEST BLOG: Falling in love on Charing Cross Road
17/07/2014

Kerry Hudson's new novel, Thirst, sees a young Russian woman trying to start anew life in London. She recalls how her first glimpses of London and Foyles were to prove inspirational in her own escape from a troubled background.

The joy of Text
11/07/2014

Marion, from our Charing Cross Road shop, looks at how indie press Text Publishing are bringing welcome attention to Australia's remarkably rich literary heritage.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Version: 1.0.0.15947