Tag: Musical Theater Australia

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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Another opening of another show

I am currently and have been on a break now for 3 weeks since The Centennial Hotel sold and closed for renovations. This down time has been rather dull and at the same time fruitful, as it has given time to prepare for the upcoming […]

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