Stephen Sondheim's Company, the Tony Award-Winning Musical from Stage 773
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The last date listed for Company was Sunday November 14, 2010 / 3:00pm.
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The vocals were excellent!! As this was only their 2nd preview, the Artistic Director commented before the show began that they are still ironing out a few things. To this extent, I felt that the blocking for several numbers needed to be reworked to have Bobby (the main character) facing the audience more. Also, the orchestra was excellent, but often times drowned out the performers, especially the female vocals. I think it has the basis to be a really good show once the kinks are worked out.
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Sondheim ain't easy!!! Therefore, the casting, staging and directing were admirable. This production could easily run off-Broadway in the Big Apple. The actors thoroughly embodied their characters with one exception (more from without than...continued
Set in New York, Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical Company tells the story of five couples and their mutual friend Robert who, at age 35, is reluctant to settle down and get married like the rest of his friends. He’s sure that the perfect girl is waiting for him, and until she makes herself known, he is content to amuse himself with the countless women who come to New York every day. So, he watches and learns from the various couples and sees both the wonders and pitfalls of relationships. In the end though, Robert realizes that while relationships rarely turn out like they do in fairy tales, life is still better when you have someone to share it with.
About the Ticket Supplier: Stage 773
The name Stage 773 expresses the company’s mission to celebrate the richness, creativity, innovation and spirit of Chicago’s off-loop theatre movement.