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Broadway's 'Company' Revival Debuts First Look Photos!

A brand new production of the classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical Company is coming to Broadway next week and here’s your first look at the cast in costume!

The new take on the musical features gender-swapped casting with Tony winner Katrina Lenk taking on the role of Bobbie, originally Bobby in previous productions. Patti LuPone is playing Joanne and will sing the iconic song “The Ladies Who Lunch.”

Here’s a brief synopsis for the show: At Bobbie’s 35th birthday party, all her friends are wondering why isn’t she married? Why can’t she find the right man? And, why can’t she settle down and have a family?

Also starring in the show are Matt Doyle as Jamie, Christopher Fitzgerald as David, Christopher Sieber as Harry, Jennifer Simard as Sarah, Terence Archie as Larry, Etai Benson as Paul, Nikki Renee Daniels as Jenny, Claybourne Elder as Andy, Greg Hildreth as Peter, Kyle Dean Massey as Theo, Rashidra Scott as Susan, and Bobby Conte Thornton as P.J.

Company, directed by two-time Tony winner Marianne Elliott, begins preview performances on March 2 ahead of an official opening night on March 22, which happens to be Sondheim‘s 90th birthday!

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Broadway's 'Company' Revival Sets Star-Studded Cast to Join Katrina Lenk & Patti LuPone!

The Stephen Sondheim musical Company is returning to Broadway next year for a gender-bent revival and the full cast has been announced!

Tony winner Katrina Lenk will be playing Bobbie, a character that was previously referred to as Bobby and played by a man in past productions. Patti LuPone will be making a highly anticipated return to the New York stage as Joanne.

Joining the cast (and pictured below from left to right) are Matt Doyle as Jamie, Christopher Fitzgerald as David, Christopher Sieber as Harry, Jennifer Simard as Sarah, Terence Archie as Larry, Etai Benson as Paul, Nikki Renee Daniels as Jenny, Claybourne Elder as Andy, Greg Hildreth as Peter, Kyle Dean Massey as Theo, and Bobby Conte Thornton as P.J.

Director Marianne Elliott collaborated with Sondheim to update the musical and bring the story into the 21st century. In Company, musical theatre’s most iconic bachelor becomes a bachelorette. At Bobbie’s (Lenk) 35th birthday party, all her friends are wondering why isn’t she married? Why can’t she find the right man? And, why can’t she settle down and have a family?

The musical will begin performances on March 2, 2020 ahead of an official opening night on March 22, 2020, which happens to be Sondheim‘s 90th birthday.

Uzo Aduba, Megan Hilty & More Stars Step Out for Tony Awards 2016!

Uzo Aduba brings her star power to the 2016 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York City.

Also in attendance at the event were nominee Megan Hilty, as well as Two Broke GirlsBeth Behrs.

Pictured below also includes nominee Jennifer Simard, former winner Nikki M. James, Broadway stars Laura Michelle Kelly, Lena Hall, Patina Miller, and Laura Osnes, and Orange is the New Black‘s Lea Delaria with fiancee Chelsea Fairless.

FYI: Megan is wearing a Matthew Christopher dress, Tiffany jewels, and an Amina al Abbasi clutch. Nikki is wearing Rubin Singer. Laura is wearing Zac Posen. Patina is wearing a J Mendel dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, a Judith Leiber bag, and jewelry by Graziela Gems and Kismet by Milka. Beth is wearing Hearts on Fire jewelry.

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Jessica Lange & 'Eclipsed' Ladies Recognized at Drama Desk Awards 2016

Eclipsed‘s Saycon Sengbloh and Danai Gurira pose backstage with their awards at the 2016 Drama Desk Awards at Anita’s Way on Sunday (June 5) in New York City.

Also winning big that evening was Long Day’s Journey Into Night‘s Jessica Lange and Michael Shannon for Best Actress in a Play and Best Featured Actor in a Play, respectively.

Meanwhile, Saycon won Best Featured Actress while Danai won the Sam Norkin Award.

Also in attendance at the event were Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who won for Outstanding Solo Performance for Fully Committed, nominees Mamie Gummer and Marin Ireland, Broadway’s Judith Light, Jennifer Simard, Chita Rivera, and Celia Keenan-Bolger, as well as presenters Maura Tierney and Michael Urie, and the cast of The Humans, which won Outstanding Play.

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