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Company

Members say: Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Intelligent, Great acting
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This Sondheim musical is a serious of pieces about one man as he recalls his life and how he has never been able to commit.

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Robert is a single man surrounded by married couples on his 35th birthday. Through a series of vignettes featuring his lovers and friends, Robert tries to make sense of the institution of marriage and comes to terms with what it means to be alive.

 

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Reviews (56)

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80
Avg Score

22
Banal, Cliched, Dated, Boring, dull, blah

See it if you like very slow moving drama with undeveloped characters

Don't see it if you like a moderate paced production with interesting characterization.

95
Clever, Delightful, Must see, Great staging

See it if you like smart, witty musicals kitted out with a brilliant production. Raul Esparza is unforgettable - & every song is better than the last

Don't see it if musicals aren't your thing. Even so, Company's dry humour and talking-song makes it a treat even those skeptical about musicals

86
Original, Great acting, Great music

See it if You love Raul Esparza. He is incredible in this show.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Sondheim.

79
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Overrated, Dated

See it if You're a true Sondheim fan.

Don't see it if You've seen the show before and generally dislike it.

68
Boring, Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Overrated, Great music

See it if you know a lot of the individual songs & want to finally see the show they come from.

Don't see it if you're not really a Sondheim fan, b/c this is very "Sondheim"-- it doesn't really have an absorbing plot. More of a character meditation.

Also This is a review for the 2006 John Doyle production-- where the actors... Read more Read less

90
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Great score

See it if you love a great Sondheim musical.

Don't see it if you don't like Sondlheim

82
Absorbing, Clever, Resonant, Dated, Entertaining

See it if If you love Sondheim and musicals that make you think abut relationships. It's actually a good ensemble piece too

Don't see it if A little dated now, and don't go if you don't like Sondheim's turn at lyrics (but if you don't, this is probably not the best site for you)

65
Original, Quirky, Overrated

See it if Already Closed.

Don't see it if Already Closed.

89
Exquisite, Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Great staging

See it if you want to see the best bobby in the form of Raul.

Don't see it if you have marriage and commitment issues.

68
Great acting, Confusing, Entertaining

See it if you want a fun show with fantastic talent. Raul Esparza is amazing and Sondheim's score is great.

Don't see it if you want a traditional musical. In this revival, actors played instruments, typical of director John Doyle, and it doesn't always click.

95
Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you are a Stephen Sondheim fan and enjoy creative and unique staging

Don't see it if you want something a little more traditionally staged.

100
Ambitious, Clever, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if you want a transformative, engaging experience

Don't see it if you only like musicals for dancing and fluffy fun

80
Original, Clever, Profound, Confusing, Great staging

See it if you want to see a different kind of musical tackling the truths about being alone in life.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a musical that is a bit confusing at times.

5
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated, Dated

See it if Don't see it.

Don't see it if Don't see it. This show is slow and boring and I wanted to leave.

85
Absorbing, Clever, Great writing, Cliched, Great staging

See it if You love Sondheim. You like shows that make you question. You like shows about love. You like dark comedy.

Don't see it if You are looking for a family musical. You dont like Sondheim.

98
Great acting, Masterful, Great writing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you love sondheim; you love being transported to another world, appreciate spirited singing, vulnerable performances, esparza shined!

Don't see it if you think musicals should be modeled after the sound of music... you have no patience for the complications of relationships, or human pain

88
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Fluffy

See it if You like discussions about family, and / or you're single. Of you just want a good time

Don't see it if You want something really serious or profound

47
Banal, Disappointing, Cliched, Dated

See it if you like a rather lame lackluster cast.

Don't see it if you want something dynamic and interesting.

80
Clever, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if You enjoy Sondheim's works or if you are in the mood for a clever thought provoking show

Don't see it if You are not a Sondheim fan

95
Exquisite, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Dated

See it if You love Sondheim's amazingly poetic lyrics sung by actors who have to be incredibly talented to sing at such a lightening fast pace.

Don't see it if You aren't into period pieces. I've seen some wonderfully creative productions, including one where the actors were also the orchestra.

Also Some of the lyrics are timeless (Being Alive) but this is a play about... Read more Read less

78
Original, Intelligent, Slow

See it if You like music but don't need to remember any story.

Don't see it if You really like the idea of marriage.

90
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you love Sondheim and classic Broadway tunes such as "Company", "Another Hundred People", "Barcelona", and "The Ladies Who Lunch".

Don't see it if you are not a Sondheim fan. You would be wasting your time!

99
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Great singing, Vastly underrated

See it if You want something clever, and extremely well written.

Don't see it if you're allergic to peanuts. Because if you are... FUCK YOU. Sorry, that was harsh, but still. Sucks to be you nerd.

76
Funny, Delightful, Great acting, Romantic, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy people reacting to other people

Don't see it if you are looking for an easy show to understand

92
Funny, Original, Resonant, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You want to get a new perspective on relationships and life.

Don't see it if You don't like thought-provoking shows.