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The cast of Company in rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)

The cast of Company in rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)

First look at Company rehearsals

First Published 30 August 2018, Last Updated 31 August 2018

It’s the legendary Broadway musical comedy – Company – as you’ve never seen it before. And it’s starring Patti LuPone, Rosalie Craig and Mel Giedroyc to boot.

So when we were granted the opportunity to take a quick look inside the Company rehearsal room ahead of its first performance at the Gielgud Theatre on 26 September, we couldn’t wait to have a look, courtesy of Helen Maybanks’ camera…

The cast of Company in rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)The cast of Company

The cast of Company in rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)The cast of Company

Rosalie Craig, Richard Fleeshman and Marianne Elliott (director) in Company rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)Rosalie Craig, Richard Fleeshman and Marianne Elliott (director)

Patti LuPone in Company rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)Patti LuPone

Marianne Elliott directs Company in the West End in a stirring re-imagination of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical comedy about life, love and marriage. The latest show from Elliott & Harper Productions following Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle, this brilliant team present the iconic musical Company with the lead role of “Bobby” re-imagined for the first time as a woman.

At Bobbie’s 35th birthday party, all her friends are wondering: why isn’t she married? Why can’t she find the right man? Why doesn’t she settle down and have a family? Featuring Stephen Sondheim’s iconic songs The Ladies Who Lunch, Being Alive and Side By Side, Company questions what it means to love, marry and mature.

Jonathan Bailey in Company rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)Jonathan Bailey

The cast of Company in rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)The cast of Company

Richard Fleeshman and Rosalie Craig in Company rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)Richard Fleeshman and Rosalie Craig

Mel Giedroyc and Gavin Spokes in Company rehearsals (Photo: Helen Maybanks)Mel Giedroyc and Gavin Spokes

 

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