Tag: Hayes Theatre

Marcus Rivera to play ‘Larry’ in Company

The plot revolves around Bobby (a single man unable to commit fully to a steady relationship, let alone marriage), the five married couples who are his best friends, and his three girlfriends. Unlike most book musicals, which follow a clearly delineated plot, Company is a concept musical composed of short vignettes, presented in no particular chronological order, linked by a celebration for Bobby’s 35th birthday.

Company was among the first musicals to deal with adult themes and relationships. As Sondheim puts it, “Broadway theater has been for many years supported by upper-middle-class people with upper-middle-class problems. These people really want to escape that world when they go to the theatre, and then here we are with Company talking about how we’re going to bring it right back in their faces.”

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Crowdfunding arts

We were trying to decide what I was going to talk about next, because as much as I love to talk about food you probably had enough already. The Hayes Theatre Co was the selected topic, and I am quite happy about it because I […]

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