Viewfinder: 'Company' Opens at Playhouse on Park

A sneak peek into the show, which opens Friday.

The modern musical Company will begin its run at West Hartford's on Friday.

Company, set in New York, is the story of Robert, an urban, anti-hero, who after a series of failed romances, is forced to face his confirmed bachelorhood and weigh the pros and cons of settling down, while surrounded by a circle of close married friends.

Music and song lyrics are by Stephen Sondheim. The book by George Furth, and the show was originally produced and directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.

Leslie Unger is director.

Cast by Order of Appearance:

  • Amanda Bruto - Joanne
  • Kevin Barlowski - Peter
  • Lea Nardi - April
  • Jennifer Lauren Brown - Amy
  • Keisha Gilles - Marta
  • Ryan Speakman (lead) - Bobby
  • Meredith Swanson - Sarah
  • Erik Agle - Harry
  • Brian Detlefs - Paul
  • Hillary Ekwall - Jenny
  • Ben Beckley - Larry
  • Scott Caron - David
  • Alexandra Cutler - Kathy

The play opens officially on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at West Hartford's award winning professional theatre, Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road. Tickets range in price from $22.50 - $32.50 (Students, Seniors, Let's Go Arts members save $2.50 per ticket) and can be purchased in person or over the phone at the box office, Tuesday to Friday (10 a.m.-6 p.m.); Saturday (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) and 2 hours before curtain; or online at www.PlayhouseOnPark.org. For more information, complete bios, special dining offers, and ticket deals, please visit the website.

Caitlin Griffin December 13, 2011 at 04:07 PM
the 8th photo has an error in the caption. It should read: "Victoria Thornsbury in the role of Susan stands as the bridesmaid for AMY played by Jennifer Lauren Brown."


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