The upcoming West End revival of Company, which features several gender-swapped characters and new material from composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, has tweeted out a video of highlights from the production's orchestra rehearsal.
Watch clips from the title song, newly revised versions of "Someone Is Waiting" and "You Could Drive a Person Crazy," "The Ladies Who Lunch," and "Side by Side by Side" below:
The company is led by Rosalie Craig in the central role of Bobbie, with two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone as Joanne, Mel Giedroyc as Sarah, Jonathan Bailey as Jamie (originally Amy), Alex Gaumond as Paul, Richard Fleeshman as Andy (April in the original production), George Blagden as PJ (originally Marta), Matthew Seadon-Young as Theo (originally Kathy), Gavin Spokes as Harry (who is married to Sarah), Richard Henders and Jennifer Saayeng as David and Jenny, Ashley Campbell as Peter, and Ben Lewis playing opposite LuPone as Joanne’s husband Larry.
The production is set to begin performances September 26, with an opening night scheduled for October 17.
The creative team also includes musical supervisor and conductor Joel Fram, choreographer Liam Steel, designer Christie, lighting designer Neil Austin, sound designer Ian Dickinson (for Autograph Sound), illusions designer Chris Fisher, orchestrator David Cullen, dance arranger Sam Davis, and casting directors Alastair Coomer CDG and Charlotte Sutton CDG.