On a humid summer morning, Holly Twyford, an actress whose adventurousness is well known to Washington theatergoers, is tackling what is perhaps the most terrifying challenge of her career.
She’s proved her mettle with the words of Shakespeare, Albee, Pinter, Beckett. And now, she’s got a maestro of a more tuneful proclivity in her ear: Stephen Sondheim. Seated at a piano in Signature Theatre’s rehearsal room, her sheet music perched on a stand, Twyford is concentrating at the moment on imprinting in memory the final notes sung by Desiree Armfeldt in “A Little Night Music’s” playful Act 1 duet, “You Must Meet My Wife.”
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