The New York Philharmonic is presenting Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking Company, with an all-star cast led by Neil Patrick Harris (Robert). The concert production played its first show last night and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the starry arrivals! The award-winning musical is being produced and directed by Lonny Price, who directed and co-produced last season's SONDHEIM: The Birthday Concert!, and is being conducted by Sondheim specialist Paul Gemignani, with the original orchestrations for a 35-piece orchestra by Jonathan Tunick. The concert runs through April 9, 2011.
Among those joining Harris in Company for the New York Philharmonic will be Patti LuPone as Joanne, Anika Noni Rose as Marta, Martha Plimpton as Sarah, Jim Walton as Larry and Stephen Colbert as Harry. The company also features Craig Bierko as Peter, Jon Cryer as David, Katie Finneran as Amy, Christina Hendricks as April, Adam Lazar as Paul, Jill Paice as Susan, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Jenny, and Chryssie Whitehead as Kathy.
As previously reported, the production will be filmed for a cinema broadcast in June of this year.
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Photo Credit: Monica Simoes