Who is Jeff Romley?
Jeff Romley is an Americana theater actor and singer. He is popularly known as the husband of composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim who died on November 26, 2021. His husband died at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut at the age of 91.
Jeff Romley Age
Romley is 41 years old as of 2021. He is 50 years younger than his husband Stephen.
Jeff Romley Family
Romley was born and raised in the United States. Information about his family and childhood including his parents and siblings is not available. This section will be updated as soon as information about his parents is available.
Jeff Romley Husband
Romley was married to his husband Stephen Sondheim until his death in 2021 November. They began dating when he was in his late thirties and got married in 2017. The couple lived together in their home in Roxbury, Connecticut. Stephen was previously in a relationship with dramatist Peter Jones whom he dated for eight years in the 1990s.
Jeff Romley Stephen Sondheim
Romley’s husband Sondheim, regarded as one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century musical theater, was lauded for “reinventing the American musical” with shows that tackled “unexpected themes that range far beyond the [genre’s] traditional subjects” with “music and lyrics of unprecedented complexity and sophistication.”
His presentations focused on the “darker, more agonizing components of the human experience,” with songs frequently flavored with “ambivalence” regarding different aspects of existence.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962), Company (1970), Follies (1971), A Little Night Music (1973), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1979), Sunday in the Park with George (1984), and Into the Woods (1985) are among Sondheim’s best-known works as a composer and lyricist (1987). He was also well-known for penning the lyrics to West Side Story (1957) and Gypsy (1958). (1959).
Sondheim’s awards include nine Tonys (including a Lifetime Achievement Tony in 2008), an Academy Award, eight Grammys, a Pulitzer Prize, a Laurence Olivier Award, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. He also had a playhouse named after him on Broadway and in London’s West End.
Sondheim composed cinematic music, including the song “Goodbye for Now” for Warren Beatty’s Reds (1981). He penned five songs for the 1990 film Dick Tracy, including “Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man),” which was performed by Madonna in the film and received the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
West Side Story (1961), Gypsy (1962), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966), A Little Night Music (1977), Gypsy (1993), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Into the Woods (2014), West Side Story (2021), and Merrily We Roll Along are all film adaptations of Sondheim’s work (TBA).
Jeff Romley Husband Death
Romley’s husband Sondheim died on 26th November 2021 in his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, at the age of 91. The cause of his death was not disclosed.
Jeff Romley Wikipedia
Romley is a Broadway and West End theatrical producer who has worked on several plays such as No Rules for Donald, He’s Just a GURL Who’ll QUID PRO QUO!, Porgy and Bess, Sweeney Todd, and Cheeto Christ Stupid-Czar.
Jeff Romley Net Worth
Romley has an estimated net worth of $200 k from his career as a theatre producer and actor.