Rick Pender

A radio conversation about the Encyclopedia – with Pamela Myers, Company’s original Marta

I live in Cincinnati and have a long history with this city’s local public radio stations. (I worked for WGUC, a classical music station once licensed to the University of Cincinnati, and managed WNKU, an eclectic NPR affiliate licensed to Northern Kentucky University.) In recent years I have conducted theater interviews — including several with …

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Finishing the Conversations: Sondheim Listening Opportunities

Back in April and May just after The Sondheim Encyclopedia was published, Bill Rudman, host of Sirius XM’s “On the Aisle” on its On Broadway channel presented a series of conversations with me. If you missed them there, check your local public radio station (a full list here) for “Footlight Parade,” the re-release of our …

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Sondheim Encyclopedia coverage continues as fans order hundreds of copies

Check out the COVERAGE menu at www.RickPenderWrites.com to find a lengthy list of interviews and articles with Rick about this comprehensive reference volume. On June 15, author Rick Pender hosted a panel discussion for the American Theatre Critics Association, A Little Night Musing: Writing About Sondheim. His esteemed guests were Ted Chapin (author of Everything …

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Off and Running

The Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia was released on April 15, and there’s been a lot of interest already. Several hundred people tuned in to the live-streamed launch on Friday evening, April 16. (If you missed it, you can watch Rick’s conversation with David Armstrong — including some challenging trivia questions for attendees — via a YouTube …

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Read about – and listen to – conversations about The Sondheim Encyclopedia

Today The Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia is officially released by Rowman & Littlefield. I’ve been busy with interviews about my book by podcasters, bloggers, columnists, and radio producers, and links to the results of our conversations can found via the COVERAGE menu at www.RickPenderWrites.com. I want to make special mention of two multi-part interviews that will …

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A Live Online Launch Event for the Sondheim Encyclopedia on Friday evening, April 16

Registration is now open for fans to register for an online, live event on Friday, April 16, at 7-9 pm ET, marking the launch of THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM ENCYCLOPEDIA. Register using this link: https://tinyurl.com/Penderevent Broadway Nation’s David Armstrong, Artistic Director Emeritus of Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre, and I will talk and take questions about my …

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