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Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Originally produced and directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
Original Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Music Direction by Tom Vendafreddo
Choreographed by Brock Clawson
Directed by William Brown
Winner of seven Tony Awards, Company is a witty, sophisticated and deeply honest look at contemporary relationships. Featuring some of Sondheim's best-known songs, including "Side by Side by Side," "Marry Me a Little," and "Being Alive," Company is considered a true masterpiece by one of the finest composers of our time.
Directed by Writers Theatre favorite William Brown, who previously helmed WT's hit production of Sondheim's A Little Night Music, Company will continue the Theatre's tradition of breathing fresh life into great American musicals.
Strobe lights will be used during this performance.
Contains strong language and adult themes. Intended for mature audiences.
Tuesdays – Saturdays 7:30pm
select Wednesdays at 3:00pm
(understudy Jenny, April & Kathy)
|James Earl Jones II
(understudy Marta & Amy)
(David, understudy Harry)
(understudy Joanne, Sarah & Susan)
(Joanne through 7/31)
(Joanne starting 8/2)
(understudy Paul, Peter & David)
|Alexis J. Rogers
(Peter, understudy Larry)
(Larry, understudy Bobby)
Stephen Sondheim (Music & Lyrics)
George Furth (Book)
William Brown (Director)
Tom Vendafreddo (Music Director)
Brock Clawson (Choreographer)
Ian Weinberger (Orchestral Reductions)
David Castellanos (Production Stage Manager)
Todd Rosenthal (Scenic Designer)
Rachel Anne Healy (Costume Designer)
Jesse Klug (Lighting Designer)
Josh Horvath (Sound Designer)
Bobby Kennedy (Dramaturg)
Ericka Mac (Assistant Director)
Eric Parks (Assistant to the Director)
Michael Kaish (Assistant to the Music Director)
Janelle Boudreau (Assistant Stage Manager)
“The actors were terrific. A great ensemble with great voices!”
"****! Masterfully directed and beautifully performed."
"[A] first-class revival. I doubt you'll see a stronger, more sympathetic production... or one that moves you more deeply."
The Wall Street Journal
“Very entertaining. I will be back!”
"Superb. A fierce, subtly modernized revival."
“A wonderful production! Thoroughly enjoyable.”
"****! What an ensemble!"
Around the Town Chicago
"****! Artful direction by William Brown."
ASL-Interpreted performance: Wednesday, July 20th at 7:30pm
Open-Captioned performance: Saturday, July 23rd at 7:30pm
Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 4:45pm
Join the hosts of the Booth One podcast, Gary Zabinski and Roscoe Fraser, for an on-site live recording of their show. Along with WT Associate Producer and Casting Director Stephen Schellhardt, they'll be discussing the musical theater legacy of Stephen Sondheim, his shows, his lyrics and music, and the current production of the landmark Company. Enjoy a fast-paced and informative discussion of the man who changed the face of the American musical. Sunday Spotlight events are FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited. RSVP is required.
Monday, July 18, 2016 at 6:30pm
This 1-hour event will feature WT's Literary Manager Bobby Kennedy in conversation with choreographer Brock Clawson, discussing his part in bringing the play to life. The Making of… events are FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited. RSVP is required.
Join us after every Tuesday evening performance (excluding previews) for a 15-minute discussion of the play, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
Join us after every Wednesday evening performance (excluding previews) for a 15-minute talk-back featuring actors from the production, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
Join us before every Thursday evening performance (excluding previews) of Company for a 15-minute primer on the context and content of the play, facilitated by a member of the WT Artistic Team.
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