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Photo Coverage: Company Opening Night Party

November 30
4:46 PM 2006

The new revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's classic musical Company opened on Broadway on Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 W. 47th Street) after beginning previews on October 30th.  The star-studded after-party was held at the Copacabana.

Directed by John Doyle, 2006 Tony Award-winner for his direction of the hit revival of Sweeney Todd, the revival features its Cincinnati Playhouse cast, including star Raul Esparza as Robert, as well as Barbara Walsh as Joanne; Keith Buterbaugh as Harry; Matt Castle as Peter; Robert Cunningham as Paul; Angel Desai as Marta; Kelly Jeanne Grant as Kathy; Kristin Huffman as Sarah; Amy Justman as Susan; Heather Laws as Amy; Leenya Rideout as Jenny; Fred Rose as David; Bruce Sabath as Larry; and Elizabeth Stanley as April.

"Long before 'Sex and the City,' Company took an unconventional look at love and commitment in a complex modern New York.  The show is an honest, funny and sophisticated portrayal of five married couples as seen through the eyes of their mutual friend Robert, a bachelor evaluating the pros and cons of wedded life," state press notes.  The production continues Doyle's method of working with actor-musicians seen in the currently-running Tony-nominated Broadway production of Sweeney Todd.


Michael Cerveris and Adam Duritz

Ann Hould Ward (costume designer) with niece Taylor

Anastasia Barzee

Leslie Kritzer

Melissa Errico

Melissa Errico and Patrick McEnroe

Richard Frankel (Producer) with his family

Katrina Yaukey (u/s April, Kathy, Marta), Brandon Ellis (u/s Paul, David) and Jessica Wright (u/s Amy, Jenny, Susan)

Kristin Huffman (Sarah)

Kristin Huffman

Barbara Walsh (Joanne)

Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Musical supervisor/orchestrator)

Mylinda Hull

Onstage Couple Matt Castle (Peter) and Amy Justman (Susan)

Robert Cunningham (Paul) with his family

Onstage Couple Barbara Walsh and Bruce Sabath (Larry)

Jason Ostrowski (u/s Peter), Jane Pfitsch (u/s Amy), David Garry (u/s Larry, Harry, Paul)

John Doyle (Director)

John Doyle and Barbara Walsh

John Doyle, Barbara Walsh and Richard Frankel

John Doyle and Mary-Mitchell Campbell

Onstage Couple Kristin Huffman and Keith Buterbaugh (Harry)

Renee Bang Allen (u/s Joanne, Sarah) 

Raul Esparza (Robert)

Raul Esparza

Fred Rose (David, Standby for Robert)

Kelly Jeanne Grant (Kathy)

Angel Desai (Marta)

George Furth (Book)

Raul Esparza and George Furth

Elizabeth Stanley (April)

Bobby's onstage girlfriends: Elizabeth Stanley, Kelly Jeanne Grant and Angel Desai

Elizabeth Stanley, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Raul Esparza, Leenya Rideout (Jenny), Heather Laws (Amy) and Angel Desai

Heather Laws and her family

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