COMPANY: A Musical Comedy About Being Single

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23 October 2012, Singapore – Dream World Productions presents its first musical production comedy about being single – COMPANY.  Directed by Hossan Leong and choreographed by George Chan, the musical is based on a book by George Furth and was originally produced and directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.  COMPANY has won seven TONY Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Music and Best Original Lyrics in the 1971 Original Broadway production and Best Revival of a Musical in the 2006 Broadway Revival.

This musical comedy touches the heart of being single and its pros and cons, ups and downs as well as ins and outs.  Expect lots of good laughs and songs.  It revolves around getting the hero, Robert, to get married.

 

The People Behind COMPANY

  • Director – Hossan Leong
  • Choreographer – George Chan
  • Fashion Director – Daniel Boey
  • Lead Role : Bobby – Peter Ong – Penang born and KL bred.  This role is close to Peter’s heart as he feels there is a Bobby in every man – weary of commitment and uncertainty about what success means to a man.
  • Joanne – Tan Kheng Hua – award-winning actor and producer, Kheng Hua identifies with Joanne as she feels both of them are a little lost and will enjoy finding each other in COMPANY.
  • Amy – Petrina Kow – Voice Actor and Voice Director as well as a Lush 99.5FM DJ, Petrina is excited about returning to the stage after a decade’s hiatus.
  • Harry – Juwanda Hassim – A recent cafe owner of The Fabulous Baker Boy.
  • The three girlfriends of Bobby – Mina Kaye, Glory Ngim and Seong Hui Xian – up and coming ‘triple threats – sing, dance and act’ of Singapore’s theatre scene.

 

COMPANY

  • When: Opens 1 November 2012  till 11 November 2012 | Tuesdays to Fridays 8pm, Saturdays and Sundays 3pm and 8pm
  • Where: Drama Centre Theatre, National Library Building Level 3
  • Ticket Prices: Preview (1 November 2012) – S$77, S$57, S$37 | Standard: S$97, S$77, S$57 from SISTIC

 

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