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For immediate release
May 2, 2012

Contact: Lesley Fry at (419) 995-8671 or Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284

Company brings music, comedy to stage at Ohio State Lima

The Ohio State University at Lima Department of Theatre presents the Broadway musical Company at 8 p.m., Thurs., May 17; Fri., May 18; Sat. May 19 and 2 p.m., Sun., May 20, 2012, in the Martha W. Farmer Theatre for the Performing Arts in Reed Hall. Ticket prices are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets will be reserved. To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at (419) 995-8628.

Company, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, is a musical comedy. It was originally produced and directed on Broadway by Harold Prince with orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick. The show follows bachelor Robert as he contemplates his unmarried state on his 35th birthday. In vignette after hilarious vignette, we are introduced to Robert’s married friends and his three girlfriends as he weighs the pros and cons of married life. In the end, he realizes being alone is "alone, not alive."

Cast and Crew

Margaret Anich........................................................ Director and Choreographer

Dr. Joe Brandesky (Professor)............................................................. Producer

Dr. Bev Bletstein (Assistant Professor)......................................... Musical Director

Greg Owen (Assistant Professor) ..Scenic and Lighting Designer and Technical Director

Doug Raver............................................................. Assistant Technical Director

Loo Brandesky..................................................................... Costume Designer

Matt Young................................................................ Assistant Musical Director

Dean McCombs, Harrod.......................................................... Assistant Director

Kyle Tipton, West Milton......................................................... Assistant Director

Alexander Sanchez, Wapakoneta............................................................... Paul

Amanda Now, St. Marys............................................................................. April

Anne Weigand, Xenia............................................................................... Amy

Brad Ellis, Kenton.................................................................................... Larry

Carissa Mines, Wapakoneta.................................................................. Joanne

Leah Roberson, Lima.............................................................................. Kathy

Erika Phillips-Bellman, Wapakoneta......................................................... Jenny

John Segovia, Elida................................................................................ David

Katherine Kleffner, Lima......................................................................... Susan

Lance McPherson, Huntsville..................................................................... Harry

Sally Stone, Swanton.............................................................................. Sarah

Seth Mitchell, Bellefontaine...................................................................... Peter

Susanna Nicol, Wapakoneta.................................................................... Marta

Zane Smith, Lima................................................................................. Robert

Kewpee Hamburgers is an underwriter for this show.

Ohio State Lima’s production of Company is performed by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

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