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New Yorkers react to Stephen Sondheim's passing

The outpourings of grief and tributes came quick to honor the late artistic titan.

Will Gleason
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Will Gleason

This weekend, the Broadway community, New York and the world lost the towering artistic icon Stephen Sondheim. 

Sondheim, the man behind classic musicals like Company, Into the Woods, Gypsy and West Side Story passed away at the age of 91 at his home in Connecticut. As expected, tributes came rushing in from members of the theater world, and across the city, to honor the man and his important, unrivaled legacy.

If you’re looking to mark Sondheim’s passing by spending some time with his art this holiday weekend, here are five ways you can do so right now in New York.

Below, read some powerful tributes on Sondheim and his work from other New Yorkers.

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