Company (US edition)
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781559361088Publication Date:
1 Aug 1996
Size: 215mm x 138mm£14.99
First Staged:
New York, 1970; West End, 1972

Company (US edition)

By Stephen Sondheim and George Furth

Paperback £14.99

  • Best Book of a Musical, Tony Awards - 1971
  • Best Musical, Tony Awards - 1971

Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's iconic musical comedy about life, love and marriage.

Often considered the first 'concept musical', Company comprises several short vignettes about Robert - single but surrounded by married friends - which unfold in no particular chronological order, but are all tied together by a surprise 35th birthday party.

Company opened on Broadway in April 1970, at the Alvin Theatre, in a production directed by Hal Prince. It was nominated for a record-setting fourteen Tony Awards and won six, including Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical.

The first West End production opened in January 1972, at Her Majesty's Theatre.

Also available: an edition of Company published alongside the acclaimed, reimagined 2018 West End revival.

Press Quotes

'A landmark musical, one of those few shows that enter the permanent lore of the theatre by altering the vocabulary of dramatic possibilities'

Time Magazine

'With a deliberately episodic, painfully accurate book by George Furth and an unforgettable score by Stephen Sondheim, Company is a total reversal of the usual musical comedy format. It is rigorously unsentimental. It has the courage to be both bitter and honest about love and marriage'

Boston Globe

'There's never been a franker, more sophisticated work written for the musical stage'

San Francisco Examiner
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781559361088Publication Date:
1 Aug 1996
Size: 215mm x 138mm£14.99

Also by Stephen Sondheim:

Gypsy
Passion
Sweeney Todd
Road Show
Getting Away With Murder
Pacific Overtures
Into the Woods (film tie-in edition)
Sunday in the Park with George
A Little Night Music
Into the Woods
Company: The Complete Revised Book and Lyrics
Follies
Assassins
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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Also by George Furth:

Getting Away With Murder
Company: The Complete Revised Book and Lyrics

Go to author page...

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