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George Furth

 
Date of Birth: December 14, 1932
Date of Death: August 11, 2008 (75)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1996
Voice of Other Doctor
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Special Guest
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Performer
Harley
Sumber Tubb, Jr.
  [Broadway]
1961
Jordan
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1959
Performer

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Photos



Kristin Huffman and George Furth

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Date:
09/07/2007


Leenya Rideout, George Furth and Fred Rose

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Date:
06/29/2007


Debbie Reynolds with George Furth (√Ę‚ā¨Ň"Company√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě)

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Date:
05/03/2007


Raul Esparza and George Furth

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Date:
11/30/2006


George Furth

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Date:
11/30/2006

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1996
Voice of Other Doctor

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Special Guest

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Performer

Harley

Sumber Tubb, Jr.

  [Broadway]
1961
Jordan

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1959
Performer

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

George Furth Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
George Furth , Company
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Best Musical Gold Star
George Furth, Company
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Book Gold Star
George Furth, Company
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1970 - Best Musical Gold Star
George Furth, Company

George Furth News

Barrington Stage Receives $100K Shubert Foundation Grant in Support of 2022 Season Pr Photo Barrington Stage Receives $100K Shubert Foundation Grant in Support of 2022 Season Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022

Barrington Stage Company has announced it is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from The Shubert Foundation. The Shubert Foundation has announced $37.6 million in unrestricted grants to 609 not-for-profit theaters, dance companies, academic theater training programs, and related service agencies.

Wake Up With BWW 6/22: Masks to Become Optional on Broadway, COMPANY Sets Closing, an Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/22: Masks to Become Optional on Broadway, COMPANY Sets Closing, and More
by - Jun 22, 2022

Today's top stories include an updated mask mandate for Broadway. As of July 1, masks will be optional for those attending Broadway shows, as per the Broadway League. Company has set a closing date of July 31. The show will embark on tour in 2023-24. Plus, Weezer will have a residency on Broadway in September!

COMPANY Sets Summer Closing on Broadway; Show to Tour in 2023-24 Photo COMPANY Sets Summer Closing on Broadway; Show to Tour in 2023-24
by BWW Staff - Jun 21, 2022

The thrilling revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s Company, which is the most honored musical of the Broadway season receiving every major award for Best Musical Revival including the 2022 Tony Award, will play its final performance at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Sunday, July 31 at 2 PM. A North American tour of Company is planned for the 2023-2024 season.

From the Winner's Circle: COMPANY Producer Chris Harper Talks Sondheim Memories and M Photo From the Winner's Circle: COMPANY Producer Chris Harper Talks Sondheim Memories and More
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2022

Company has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, watch as producer Chris Harper talks to the press.

COMPANY Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical Photo COMPANY Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Company has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.

Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches Photo Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Miss a speech from the 75th Annual Tony Awards? As winners take the stage this evening, stay tuned to BroadwayWorld as we bring you full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between.

V√ćDEO: Marta Ribera interpreta 'Las Damas que Almuerzan' de COMPANY Photo V√ćDEO: Marta Ribera interpreta 'Las Damas que Almuerzan' de COMPANY
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Jun 2, 2022

La actriz actuó en el programa de la televisión catalana 'Fet a mida'.

IG LIVE! Hablamos con Rubén Yuste y Julia Möller sobre COMPANY Photo IG LIVE! Hablamos con Rubén Yuste y Julia Möller sobre COMPANY
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - May 30, 2022

El próximo jueves 2 de junio los dos actores nos desvelarán todos los secretos de este exitoso musical.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

Find out this year's nominees and winners for Drama League Awards. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

BROS Theatre Company To Perform MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG At Hampton Hill Theatre Photo BROS Theatre Company To Perform MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG At Hampton Hill Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022

Multi award-winning BROS Theatre Company bring Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's unique, beautiful, and inspiring Merrily We Roll Along to Hampton Hill Theatre, 7th - 11th June 2022.

George Furth Videos

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Talks Theatre Etiquette at COMPANY, EVITA & More on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Talks Theatre Etiquette at COMPANY, EVITA & More on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Patti LuPone sat down with the women of The View this morning to discuss starring in Company on Broadway. LuPone, who recently returned to the production after being diagnosed with COVID-19, discussed her first bow back at Company in which she was hit with roses by an audience member. Watch the complete interview now!

VIDEO: Patti LuPone on Returning to COMPANY After Having COVID VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone on Returning to COMPANY After Having COVID
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2022

Patti LuPone returned to Company on Broadway last night, March 8, after missing ten performances after contracting COVID-19. Footage has been released of LuPone's first bow back, plus a clip of her speaking about what it was like to return to the stage.

VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Releases 'Message from Our Queen Patti LuPone' VideoVIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Releases 'Message from Our Queen Patti LuPone'
by Team BWW - Dec 31, 2021

COMPANY on Broadway has released a message from their queen (ok, and ours too), Patti LuPone celebrating that Broadway is open and the lights are on. Watch below!

VIDEO: Watch as COMPANY Dedicates Performance & Run to Sondheim VideoVIDEO: Watch as COMPANY Dedicates Performance & Run to Sondheim
by Robert Diamond - Nov 27, 2021

Mirroring the revival's first preview just a few weeks back, the night started with a pre-performance speech from director Marianne Elliott where she brought the full cast of Company to the stage. The cast, creative team and crew dedicated both the performance and the run to composer Stephen Sondheim. 

VIDEOS: Inside COMPANY's First Performance Back on Broadway VideoVIDEOS: Inside COMPANY's First Performance Back on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2021

Last night, the revival of COMPANY starring Tony winner Katrina Lenk and two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone resumed previews on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. COMPANY will open on Thursday, December 9.

VIDEO: COMPANY Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert VideoVIDEO: COMPANY Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021

Celebrating its return to Broadway, Company has released a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert with NPR.

VIDEO: Stephen Sondheim Talks New Musical and Reveals the Title on THE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Stephen Sondheim Talks New Musical and Reveals the Title on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2021

Stephen Sondheim appeared as a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night! Sondheim and Colbert have history, as Colbert starred in the 2011 production of Sondheim's musical, Company.

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Shares a Special Message on the Return of Broadway VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Shares a Special Message on the Return of Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2021

Patti LuPone has released a video message to theater fans around the globe, on behalf of the Broadway community.

VIDEO: Marianne Elliott, Patti LuPone and Katrina Lenk Discuss COMPANY at Works & Pro VideoVIDEO: Marianne Elliott, Patti LuPone and Katrina Lenk Discuss COMPANY at Works & Process at the Guggenheim
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presented Company with Marianne Elliott on Monday, February 3, 2020.

Broadway Rewind: MARY POPPINS is Practically Perfect in 2006! VideoBroadway Rewind: MARY POPPINS is Practically Perfect in 2006!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2020

This episode of Broadway Rewind is a look at Disney's Mary Poppins and a behind the scenes look at director John Doyle's production of the Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical Company, which welcomed back to Broadway Raul Esparza as Bobby. Raul told BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, 'The show is a groundbreaking piece of musical theatre, that is a masterpiece. I've seen many, many productions of it, and I've enjoyed them all, but I never knew, that it was this good and I feel like it was just written.'


George Furth Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has George Furth been in?
George Furth has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has George Furth been in?
George Furth has not appeared in the West End

What awards has George Furth been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company , Best Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Company Outstanding Book (Drama Desk Awards) for Company and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Company .

What awards has George Furth won?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company, Best Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Company Outstanding Book (Drama Desk Awards) for Companyand Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Company.

How many shows has George Furth written?
George Furth has written 6 shows including Company (Bookwriter), The Act (Bookwriter), The Supporting Cast (Playwright), Merrily We Roll Along (Bookwriter), Precious Sons (Playwright), Getting Away With Murder (Playwright).