Company

Shimberg Playhouse @ Straz Center | $25

Synopsis

From musical theatre’s most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book.

On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor, Robert, contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends – “those good and crazy people [his] married friends” – explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions.

Company features a brilliantly brisk and energetic score containing many of Stephen Sondheim’s best known songs. The strength of the piece lies in its vivid yet real characters, meaning impressive technical aspects aren’t necessary to convey the story. It can be told as effectively with a cavalcade of automated set pieces as it can with a chair or two. Every audience member will see reflections of themselves in at least one of the characters onstage.

Company Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

June 15 – July 2, 2017

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Book by George Furth
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Direction by Anthony Paul Gilkinson & Donald B. Holt, Jr.
Music Direction by Deborah D. Lynch

June 15 – July 2, 2017
Thurs-Sat: 8 pm, Sun: 2pm
Tickets: $25
Shimberg Playhouse @ the Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Cast & Crew

Starring
Ricky Marenda as Robert
Lisa Prieto & Peter A. Belk as Amy & Paul
Jen Martin & Justin Batten as Susan & Peter
DeAnna McMahan & Bill Rolon as Sarah and Harry
Francesca Guanciale Jay & Jay Morgan as Joanne & Larry
Heather Lynn Mendoza & R. James Faurote as Jenny & David
Jessica Moraton as Marta
Kelsey Ehrensberger as Kathy
Lindsay Yarbrough as April

Directors – Anthony Paul Gilkinson & Donald B. Holt, Jr.
Music Director – Deborah D. Lynch
Producer – Cathy Hooten
Lighting Designer – Anthony Vito
Costumer – Meli Mossey
Scenic Designer – Dwayne A. Cline
Graphic Artist – Peter A. Belk

Dates & Location

Shimberg Playhouse @ Straz Center

Box Office: (813) 229-7827

June 15  |  8:00 pm

June 16  |  8:00 pm

June 17  |  8:00 pm

June 18  |  2:00 pm

June 22  |  8:00 pm

June 23  |  8:00 pm

June 24  |  8:00 pm

June 25  |  2:00 pm

June 29  |  8:00 pm

June 30  |  8:00 pm

July 1  |  8:00 pm

July 2  |  2:00 pm

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