Monday, December 4

Oliver Savile, Anita Louise Combe and Ashleigh Gray to star in new production of Sondheim's Company

A new production of Stephen Sondheim's Iconic Musical COMPANY is being performed  at Aberdeen Arts Centre for a a strictly limited season from 1st to 10th February 2018

Following Aberdeen Arts Centre's 2016 smash hit production of Cabaret, the award-winning team returns with a brand new production of the iconic Broadway musical, Company, with support from Aberdeen City Council. From the legendary composer of Sweeney Todd and Into the Woods comes a dark comedy about life, love and marriage.

It's Bobby's 35th birthday party and his married friends are all asking the same question - will he ever give up his bachelor lifestyle and settle down?

Oliver Savile (Wicked, Phantom of The Opera) as Bobby ; Anita Louise Combe (Gypsy, Chicago) as Joanne and Ashleigh Gray (Elphaba in the UK tour of Wicked) as Amy lead a cast of West End stars including Simbi Akande as Martha, Kimberly Blake as Jenny, Stephen John David as Larry, Wayne Fitzsimmons as David, Jennifer Harding as April, Jaqueline Hughes as Sarah, Susie Mathers as Kathy, Lisa Anne-Wood as Susan and Barnaby Thompson as Peter.

Directed by Aberdeen born Derek Anderson,, Company is widely regarded as a trailblazing concept musical, exploring modern relationships. It set records when it opened on Broadway, being nominated for an astonishing fourteen Tony Awards and winning six, including Best Musical.

With songs including Marry Me A Little, You Could Drive a Person Crazy, Another Hundred People, and Being Alive Sondheim has described Company as the first musical in which he found his voice.

This production of Company will be choreographed by Lee Crowley, designed by Nik Corall, with musical direction by Nick Barstow, lighting design by Ben Pickersgill, video design by Norydas Genys, sound design by Mick Livermore, and casting by Lucy Casson.

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