Writers Theatre, under the leadership ofArtistic Director Michael Halberstam andExecutive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a one-week extension to Company, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth. The production is directed by William Brown.Company features original orchestrations byJonathan Tunick, Orchestral Reductions by Ian Weinberger, music direction by Tom Vendafreddo and choreography by Brock Clawson. The show, originally slated to run through July 31, 2016, will add an additional week,through August 7, in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.
The cast of Company includes Thom Miller(Robert), Bernard Balbot (Paul), Jess Godwin(April), Allison Hendrix (Amy), James Earl Jones II (Harry), PatRick Martin (David), Christine Mild (Marta), Chelsea Morgan(Kathy), Lia Mortensen (Joanne, throughJuly 31), Blair Robertson (Jenny), Alexis J. Rogers (Sarah), Gabriel Ruiz (Peter), Patrick Sarb (Larry) and Tiffany Scott (Susan).
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