Stephen Sondheim wrote and narrates this documentary about the evolution of the musical from it's roots in the Music Hall, Opera, Vaudeville, and Burlesque, to the Broadway and London Stages. Featuring interviews with ...展开Hal Prince, Bob Fosse, Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rogers, Galt MacDermot, Joseph Papp, Lional Bart, and others. With scenes about Company, Pacific Overtures, Follies, Chicago, Oklahoma, Tommy, and A Little Night Music and early workshop and rehearsal footage from Hair, and even RARER rehearsal footage from "The Leaf People" which had an 8 performance run in 1975! Originally produced for London Weekend Television in 1979, and aired just once in the US on PBS on 7/23/80. About 1 hour in length.