Artform mark their return to the Bob Hope Theatre in February 2023 with a production of Stephen Sondheim’s COMPANY, directed by Sheila Arden, with choreography by Caroline Essenhigh and musical direction by David Bullen. Performances are February 8th – 11th 2023 inclusive.
COMPANY is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. The original 1970 production was nominated for a record-setting 14 Tony Awards, winning six. It has also won 7 Olivier Awards in London.
The story concerns Robert, a confirmed bachelor on his 35th birthday, contemplating his present and future, and the issues of marriage, divorce, commitment and loneliness.
His three current girlfriends and 5 married couples all ‘help’ to influence his future through a series of vignettes.
features arguably Sondheim’s most accessible and diverse score containing many of his best known songs, including ‘You could drive a person crazy’, ‘Another 100 people’, ‘ Side by side by side’, ‘Barcelona’, ‘The ladies who lunch’, and ‘Being Alive’.