Screenvision, the leading innovator in cinema advertising, announced that tickets are on sale for its limited presentation of the New York Philharmonic’s critically acclaimed, all-star revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical, Company. Through an arrangement with Ellen M. Krass Productions and the New York Philharmonic, Screenvision will bring the special performance – recorded live last month at Lincoln Center’s famed Avery Fisher Hall in New York City – to hundreds of its North American digital cinema theaters beginning on June 15.
Company will screen in over 50 markets, including Salt Lake City, to give as wide an audience as possible an affordable Broadway experience. Tickets, showtimes and theater locations are now available at: www.companyonscreen.com Tickets will be available at $18 each.
The highly-buzzed about revival of Company features an all-star cast of television and stage. Headlining the production is (in alphabetical order): Craig Bierko, Stephen Colbert, Jon Cryer, Katie Finneran, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Lazar, Patti LuPone, Jill Paice, Martha Plimpton, Anika Noni Rose, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Jim Walton and Chryssie Whitehead. Sondheim specialist Paul Gemignani conducts the New York Philharmonic with Jonathan Tunick’s original orchestrations.
With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by George Furth, Company follows five couples and their bachelor friend, Robert (Harris), exploring the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes.
Company marks the latest addition to Screenvision’s alternate content strategy, designed to bring events from the worlds of fine arts, sports, children’s programming and engaging documentary programming to the movie theater environment. These events are designed to provide patrons across North America an opportunity to experience captivating programming to which they otherwise would not likely have access.