November 30, 2006: Fire flickers, dangerous and beckoning, beneath the frost of John Doyle’s elegant, unexpectedly stirring revival of “Company,” which opened last night at the Ethel Barrymore Theater. This visually severe, aurally lush reinvention of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s era-defining musical of marriage and its discontents from 1970 is the chicest-looking production on Broadway.READ THE REVIEW
Company BROADWAY REVIEWS
- Opening Night:
- November 29, 2006
- July 1, 2007
Theater: Ethel Barrymore Theater / 243 West 47th Street, New York, NY, 10036Synopsis:BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
Company revolves around Bobby (a single man unable to commit fully to a steady relationship, let alone marriage), the five married couples who are his best friends, and his three girlfriends. Unlike most book musicals, which follow a clearly delineated plot, Company is a concept musical composed of short vignettes, presented in no particular chronological order, linked by a celebration for Bobby’s 35th birthday.
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF Company