If someone had the mood this Monday nothing happens because here is Meryl Streep to the rescue! The oscar-winning performer has formed part of a tribute to the composer Stephen Sondheim, which meets 90 years, and has managed to gather all Broadway (and part of Hollywood) in a video that will go down in history. It was a celebration organised had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus, but nothing or nobody can stop the music and the art, and the actors (on the tables and in front of the cameras) is have come together to rejoice all of the Monday -since it was issued Sunday morning in the united States. Next to Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald, the protagonist of The devil wears Prada, has been interpreted Ladies who lunchthe music of the years 70, Companywritten by the honored musician.
Wearing white gowns of homespun and laying hold of the liquor they had in their home, have interpreted the sympathetic letter you will laugh at those middle-aged women who don’t do anything that has value. This theme has been sung by various celebrities of Hollywood and Broadway in the last few decades: among them, Debra Monk, Barbara Walsh, Patti LuPone, Barbra Streisand or Anna Kendrick. “To all the girls who keep days, are not a last? They go running to their classes in optical art, wishing that it already run out,” reads one of the parts that he sings in Meryl, which starts with a martini, and, as the song afterwards with a bit of whiskey.
Meryl has not been the only surprise appearance of this tribute, in which they have been involved Broadway stars as Patti LuPone, Mandy Patinkin, Ben Platt, Aaron Tveit, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Neil Patrick Harris and Sutton Foster, but we have also seen Jake Gyllenhaal, which has surprised the public with her gifts of singing. However, in 2014, the actor had his musical debut in a play titled This is our youth, which premiered in London and was succeeding before the public and the critics for eight weeks.
Who is Stephen Sondheim?
Composer Stephen Sondheim turned 90 years old last February and is responsible for some of the titles most successful Broadway as West Side Story, Sweeney Todd or Into the Woods. Have an Oscar award for the original music Dick Tracyeight Tony, eight Grammys and a Pulitzer prize for Sunday in the Park with George. In addition he has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015, with an honorary award: Laurence Olivier (Tony british) and become part of the american Hall of Fame theater. With Meryl worked in the film adaptation of Into the woods in 2014, Disney movie starring the oscar-winning performer, and with a deal of success in the also you will sound other names: Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone, MacKenzie Mauzy, Billy Magnussen, and Johnny Depp.
You can see the sympathetic intervention of Meryl from minute 1:58:47