Company

From musical theatre’s most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book. On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks, and even a wedding, his friends — “those good and crazy people [his] married friends” — explain the pro’s and con’s of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions. Company features a brilliantly brisk and energetic score containing many of Stephen Sondheim’s best known songs. The strength of the piece lies in its vivid yet real characters, meaning impressive technical aspects aren’t necessary to convey the story. It can be told as effectively with a cavalcade of automated set pieces as it can with a chair or two. Every audience member will see reflections of themselves in at least one of the characters on stage.

Cast/Characters

Robert – Joe Feustel

Sarah – Deb Sabol-Williams

Harry – Justin D. Deehr

Susan – Nancy Rollag

Peter – Dave Annis

Jenny – Marcia Hahn

David – K. Alan Heling

Amy – Diane Klingeisen

Paul – Christopher Parworth

Marta – Betsy Albert

April – Susan Dobbe

Kathy – Deborah Schlehlein

Joanne – Pat Forkner

Larry – Eric R. Johnson

Production Staff

Director: Ralph Maffongelli

Designed By: Bernard J. Markevitch

Musical Director: Wayne Wildman

Choreographer: Sherry Kunde

Stage Manager: Jean Deltgen

Assistant Stage Manager: Gregory Gruber

Costume Design: Joyce Nery

Light Design: Marty Peck

Master Electrician: Scott Heck

Sound Design: Carl Vollrath, Marty Peck, Dave Krueger, Dick Pool

Technical Assistant: Ramona Maala

Properties: Betty Segor, Lynne Zimmermann

Special Prop Constuction: Phil Segor

Stage Hands: Phil Zimmermann, Terry Kath, Peter Moody, DuWayne Hadler

Dance Captains: Justin D. Deehr, Deb Sabol-Williams

Master Carpenter: Phil Zimmermann

Production Photographer: Gene Schuttey

Orchestra

Keyboards: Wayne Wildman, Terry Hoard