New York Philharmonic to Present Semi-Staged Performances of Sondheim's Company

News   New York Philharmonic to Present Semi-Staged Performances of Sondheim's Company The 2006-2007 season at the New York Philharmonic will include semi-staged performances of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's award-winning musical Company.

The 1970 Tony-winning Best Musical will be presented March 7-10, 2007, at Avery Fisher Hall. Lonny Price will direct, and Paul Gemignani will conduct the famed orchestra. Company follows the Philharmonic's acclaimed presentations of two other Sondheim musicals: Follies in 1985 and Sweeney Todd in 2000.

No casting has been announced.

Originally produced on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre, Company features such classic Sondheim tunes as "The Little Things You Do Together," "You Could Drive a Person Crazy," "Another Hundred People," "Getting Married Today," "Being Alive" and the second-act show-stopper, "The Ladies Who Lunch." The original Broadway production featured Dean Jones, Barbara Barrie, Elaine Stritch and Beth Howland.

Performance dates and times for Company are March 7, 2007, at 7:30 PM, March 8 at 7:30 PM, March 9 at 8 PM and March 10 at 8 PM.

Avery Fisher Hall is located at 10 Lincoln Center Plaza. For more information visit www.nyphil.org.