Some thoughts after watching Sondheim’s ‘Company’ in the movie theatre

A few friends and I drove up and over to icky Rosemont yesterday to see the filmed NYPhil concert of Company starring Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Colbert, Patti LuPone, Martha Plimpton and more. Here are a few of my thoughts: Neil Patrick Harris was very fine in the book scenes. He’s a charmer and, yet,… Read More Some thoughts after watching Sondheim’s ‘Company’ in the movie theatre

When two Joanne’s meet: Patti and Stritchie (plus, a poll!)

Check out this wonderful 20-second vid of the legendary Elaine Stritch dropping in for a surprise visit with the incomparable Patti LuPone backstage at the New York Philharmonic’s concert production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company: Stritch, as I’m sure we all know, originated the role of Joanne — the acerbic, urban housewife who’ll… Read More When two Joanne’s meet: Patti and Stritchie (plus, a poll!)