Marianne Elliott’s gender-switched production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company, which begins previews at the Gielgud Theatre September 26, has tweeted a time-lapse video of the building of Bunny Christie’s set, accompanied by the cast belting out Sondheim's “Company.”
Watch the six days of set building in 60 seconds 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.
Opening night is 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.