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New York, NY 10036, The quintessential musical comedy about the search for love and cocktails in the Big Apple is turned on its head in Marianne Elliott’s revelatory staging, in which musical theater’s most iconic bachelor becomes a bachelorette.
Company (Revival, Musical, Drama, Broadway) will open in New York City Never Officially Opened. Ms. Lenk, who won a Tony last year for “The Band’s Visit,” will play Bobbie, succeeding Rosalie Craig, who played the role in London.
The protagonist, who is celebrating a 35th birthday in the show, is now female, implicitly introducing the biological clock into perceptions of her singleness. Company Overview - The BEST Broadway source for Company tickets and Company information, photos and videos. © 2001 - 2020, The Broadway League, All Rights Reserved. A re-gendered revival of the 1970 musical “Company,” which had a well-received production in London that opened last year, will arrive on Broadway next spring starring the Tony Award winners Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone. “Assassins,” which features music and lyrics by Mr. Sondheim, is now having a well-reviewed revival at the Signature Theater in Washington, and is slated to be presented next spring at the Classic Stage Company in New York. At Bobbie’s 35th birthday party, all her friends are wondering why isn’t she married?
And, why can’t she settle down and have a family? And for those who like to plan well ahead: the director Richard Linklater said this week that he will spend the next 20 years shooting a film adaptation of “Merrily We Roll Along,” with music and lyrics by Mr. Sondheim, starring Ben Platt, Beanie Feldstein and Blake Jenner as three friends whose relationships change over time.
IBDB (Internet Broadway Database) archive is the official database for Broadway theatre information. Click Here to buy Company tickets today! “By taking ‘Company,’ which is a musical that I’ve always loved, and giving it a female Bobbie rather than a male Bobby, it suddenly becomes very now — she’s single, she’s got a great career, she’s clearly got a lot of friends and a good apartment, but she is going into her late 30s and she hasn’t got a life partner, and all of her friends have an opinion on that.”, Ms. Elliott said that her production also reframes the story so that it is taking place inside Bobbie’s head — she is imagining what her friends will say about her. The revival will be staged at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, with an opening scheduled on March 22, which is the night of Mr. Sondheim’s 90th birthday.
A revelatory staging of the quintessential Sondheim musical. The show, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by George Furth, is about a chronically single about-to-turn 35-year-old wrestling with the judgment of a group of married friends.
“Company” will provide one of several upcoming opportunities for Mr. Sondheim’s fans to revisit his work. Ms. LuPone, a legendary Broadway star who won Tonys for “Evita” and “Gypsy,” will play Joanne, a friend with a drinking habit and an amazing song, “The Ladies Who Lunch”; Ms. LuPone also played the role in London, to great acclaim.
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The production also reverses the genders in one of the show’s married couples, so that there is now a stay-at-home husband and a bread-winning wife, and transfers one of the show’s signature songs, “Getting Married Today,” which is about last-minute wedding jitters, from a straight woman (Amy) to a gay man (Jamie). The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified. “I wanted to do something that was fun and creative and could speak to a large audience about being a woman now,” Ms. Elliott said.
Haga clic en un espectáculo para obtener más información y comprar entradas en la fuente oficial. (as of Mar 8, 2020) Total Current Gross: $779,588 Highest Weekly Gross: $779,588 (Week Ending Mar 8, 2020) Average Ticket Price: $124.16 Average % Capacity: 101.6% “Company” will be the first musical directed by Ms. Elliott on Broadway, and also her first Broadway venture as lead producer.
The revival, starring Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone, will open next spring on Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday. Broadway en Nueva York.
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She and Chris Harper formed a production company, Elliott & Harper, so that she could take more control of her own work. 242 W 45th St ‘Company’ Returning to Broadway, With a Woman at Its Center. The original production won six Tonys, including best new musical, in 1971, and it has been revived twice, most recently in 2006. BROADWAY SHOWS SUSPENDED THROUGH MAY 30th.
IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today. This whip smart musical, given a game-changing makeover for a modern-day Manhattan, features some of Sondheim’s best loved songs, including “Company,” “You Could Drive a Person Crazy,” “The Ladies Who Lunch,” “Side by Side,” and the iconic “Being Alive.”. The revival is directed by Marianne Elliott, a celebrated British director who won Tony Awards for “War Horse” and “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” and who directed last year’s Tony-winning revival of “Angels in America.”.
Why can’t she find the right man? The new production involves a significant rejiggering of the show’s gender dynamics. And she said the Broadway production will not be a replica of the London version — for starters, it will feature an American cast, she said, but also, “there’s no way we’re just going to reproduce what we did in London — hopefully we’ve learned what we can make better, and now we get a chance to do that.”. Patti LuPone as Joanne in the London production of “Company.” She will reprise the role next year on Broadway.
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“Company” will provide one of several upcoming opportunities for Mr. Sondheim’s fans to revisit his work.
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