Tix Now on Sale for Philharmonic's Company, With Neil Patrick Harris and Patti LuPone

News   Tix Now on Sale for Philharmonic's Company, With Neil Patrick Harris and Patti LuPone
 
Tickets are now on sale for the filmed version of The New York Philharmonic's recent starry concert production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, which will arrive in movie theatres nationwide beginning June 15.

Tickets are available by clicking here.

The production, which co-starred Emmy winner Neil Patrick Harris as perennial bachelor Bobby and Tony and Olivier winner Patti LuPone as the cynical, boozy Joanne, will be distributed by Screenvision.

The film of Company will be seen at more than 500 locations with four shows per location, according to Variety. The average ticket price will be $18.

Directed by Lonny Price with choreography by Josh Rhodes, the cast also featured Martha Plimpton (as Sarah), Tony winner Anika Noni Rose (as Marta), Jim Walton (as Larry), Jon Cryer (as David), Craig Bierko (as Peter), two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran (as Amy), Christina Hendricks (as April), Aaron Lazar (as Paul), Jill Paice (as Susan), Jennifer Laura Thompson (as Jenny) and Chryssie Whitehead (as Kathy).

Alexa Green, Fred Inkley, Rob Lorey and Jessica Vosk comprised The Vocal Minority, and ensemble members included Callie Carter, Ariana DeBose, Sean Ewing, Ashley Fitzgerald, Lorin Latarro and Lee Wilkins. Paul Gemignani conducted the famed orchestra; the concerts featured the original orchestrations penned by Jonathan Tunick

Set in New York, Company, according to press notes, follows "five married, once-married, and soon-to-be-married couples and their mutual friend, Robert (Mr. Harris), a bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship. The relationships are presented in a series of vignettes, primarily through Robert’s eyes." The show’s songs include “Company,” “Side by Side by Side,” “The Ladies Who Lunch,” “Another Hundred People” and “Being Alive.”

The original production of Company opened on Broadway at the Alvin (now the Neil Simon) Theatre on April 26, 1970. The musical garnered 14 Tony Award nominations (the record until The Producers in 2001), winning six, including Best Musical.

The recent Broadway revival, which starred the Tony-nominated Raul Esparza as the confused bachelor, ended its run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre July 1, 2007. Company played 34 previews and 247 performances. The revival began previews Oct. 29, 2006, and opened on Nov. 29 at the Barrymore on W. 47th Street. It began at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park in spring 2006, and commercial producers of Broadway's 2005-06 Sweeney Todd swooped in. This Company won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards for Best Revival of a Musical.

For additional information and ticketing, visit www.companyonscreen.com.

Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone and Jim Walton  in the 2011 concert production
Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone and Jim Walton in the 2011 concert production Joseph Marzullo/WENN
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