Company- Special Ovation Series, June 26-29 (*1 week only) Stephen Sondheim/George Furth story about 5 married couples trying to get their lone bachelor friend married. Winner of 6 Tony awards including “Best Musical.”
Set firmly in, and often about, New York, Company follows five married, once married, or soon to be married couples and their mutual friend, Robert, a 35-year-old bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship.
The relationships are presented in a series of vignettes primarily through Bobby’s eyes, so that we see the less than ideal aspects of commitment. However, it is obvious to the audience that the committed are happy. Eventually, Bobby learns that while relationships aren’t perfect, they are a necessary part of “Being Alive.” The musical includes the hit songs “Getting Married Today,” “The Ladies Who Lunch” and “Being Alive.