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London's Gielgud Theatre presents Company, tickets are available now for this incredible Sondheim classic, with a twist. Don't miss Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone in this show that promises to take the West End by storm.
Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s convention breaking musical Company has won multiple Tony and Olivier awards. The original show broke the mould at the time eschewing the traditional boy meets girl storyline of musical theatre in favour of telling the story of consummate bachelor and ladies’ man Bobby.
In this modern stage adaptation, Stephen Sondheim has given unprecedented permission to recast the main character as a mid-thirties woman, Bobbie, played by Rosalie Craig. At Bobbie’s 35th birthday celebration she can’t get away from the inevitable questions: When are you going to find Mr Right, settle down, have a family? This incredible cast comes to the Cameron Mackintosh's Gielgud Theatre for a strictly limited run from 26 September 2018 to 22 December 2018. Rosalie Craig will be joined on stage by tour de force Patti LuPone, Mel Giedroyc, Richard Fleeshman, George Blagden and Matthew Seadon. Marianne Elliot is set to direct this first offering from Elliott & Harper Productions.
This Stephen Sondheim is a fixture of modern musical theatre. He is known as a lyricist and/or composer for such incredible works as West Side Story, Gypsy, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, and Into the Woods. He has won more Tony awards than any other composer and multiple other awards including Academy, Pulitzer, and Olivier awards in addition to 8 Grammys.
Rosalie Craig is an Olivier nominated actress. She is best known for her role in Tori Amos’ The Light Princess. She has performed on the West End in Finding Neverland and Ragtime, among others. Her recent work for the National Theatre has included As You Like It and The Threepenny Opera.
Patti LuPone is an American actress, two-time Grammy and Tony award winner as well as an American Theater Hall of Fame inductee. She is known for such classic musicals as Evita, The Cradle Will Rock, Sweeney Todd and Gypsy. Her recent television credits include American Horror Story: Coven, Girls, Penny Dreadful and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
Company tickets at the West End's Gielgud Theatre are booking now, act quickly to secure your tickets to this limited run!
Age restrictionTo be confirmed.
Running time2hr 35min (inc. interval)
Performance dates26 September - 30 March 2019.
ContentThis production is recommended for ages 15 and up. The production contains strobe lighting, scenes of a sexual nature, swearing, smoking, and drugs. Please note real cigarettes are smoked during this production.
Please note that the appearance of any artist cannot be guaranteed. All persons aged under 16 must be accompanied and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own within the auditorium. If children do have separate seats, entry could be refused. All patrons, regardless of age, must present a valid ticket to gain entry to the theatre. Please ensure that any children or infants for whom you are responsible also have a valid ticket. Your child should be able to sit unaided within the purchased seat. Children may not be seated in an adult's lap, nor are babes in arms permitted.
Reviews / Features
London Theatre Review: Company
Company is, in short, a masterpiece.
Marianne Elliot’s interpretation of Stephen Sondheim’s 1970 musical is fresh, vibrant and feels like it could have been written yesterday, not 48 years ago.
14 Dec, 2018 | By Harrison Fuller
Company at the Gielgud
This gender reversal of the original 1970 musical comedy, Company, which features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by George Furth, is perfect for the post-Sex and the City era and sums up exactly what it’s like to be a single woman in her thirties.
28 Nov, 2018 | By Shanine Salmon
Gielgud Theatre’s Company cast album to begin recording this weekend along with a new documentary
The West End revival of Company, which stars Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone, has been confirmed to begin its cast recording at the weekend. The recording sessions will also be filmed for an upcoming 2019 documentary on the making of the Marianne Elliott production, which offers an innovative new take on the Stephen Sondheim classic.
23 Nov, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Awards
Who won at this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2018?
This year’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards showed just how much people enjoy a bit of company. The West End revival of Company, which is currently running at the Gielgud Theatre and stars Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone, took home two big awards for the night, including Best Musical Performance for Craig’s portrayal of Bobbie and Best Director for Marianne Elliott. Other notable winners include Natasha Gordon for Most Promising Playwright for her National Theatre production of Nine Night (which transfers to Trafalgar Studios on 1 December 2018) and Ralph Fiennes for Best Actor for his performance in the National Theatre’s Antony and Cleopatra.
Have a look below for a list of the 2018 Evening Standard Theatre Award winners in full, complete with links to tickets for shows that are still running in the West End! Book your tickets now and see if you agree with the results!
19 Nov, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
Company starring Patti LuPone extends in London’s West End
The modern reimagining of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, which stars Patti LuPone and Rosalie Craig, will be keeping London audiences company for longer than originally expected. Due to overwhelming ticket demand and rave reviews, the musical will now be booking for an additional three months at the Gielgud Theatre.
23 Oct, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
Spotlight on Patti LuPone
Whether you love her, hate her, or love to hate her, there’s no denying that polarizing actress Patti LuPone is a true talent, who, despite being rumoured to have quit acting in recent years, keeps returning to the stage for more. Next month, LuPone is set to star in the West End revival of Company at the Gielgud Theatre, reprising her role as Joanne from the 2011 TV film adaptation of Company, in which she starred alongside Neil Patrick Harris. This week, in celebration of her upcoming London show, we are casting the spotlight on the legendary Patti Lupone.
27 Aug, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Casting
Final casting announced for Company at the Gielgud Theatre
The production team for Company has just announced the show’s final cast members, who will be keeping Rosalie Craig and Patti Lupone company. The West End production of this legendary Broadway musical premieres at the Gielgud Theatre this September following the closing of the two-part historical epic Imperium.
12 Jul, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Casting
Further casting announced for the revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Company
2 Jul, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels