Colbert, more in ‘Company’

Feb 25, 2014
An all-star cast performed Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” with the New York City Philharmonic, a show captured live in HD.

Belfast — Colonial Theatre's More Than Movies series continues with Stephen Sondheim’s “Company.” It runs about two and three-quarters of an hour and will be screened Sundays, March 9 and 16, at 1:30 p.m.; and Friday, March 14, at 7 p.m.

This medley of musical vignettes on the true meaning of a steady romantic relationship features the character Bobby, played by Neal Patrick Harris, and his three current girlfriends. On the occasion of Bobby's 35 birthday, five married couples who are friends of his give their views via song and dance. The New York City Philharmonic production also stars Stephen Colbert, Patti Lupone, Jon Cryer, Martha Plimpton and others.

Admission is $10.25, $8.25 for teens and $5.25 for children. The Colonial Theatre is located at 163 High St. Wine and beer are served, along with an expanded concession menu. For more information, call 338-5087.

Upcoming in the series is: W.A. Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” sung in German and captured live at the Salzburg Festival, Sunday, March 23, at 1:30 p.m.; Georges Bizet’s “Carmen,” sung in French and captured live at Paris Opera, Sunday, March 30, at 1:30 p.m.; and Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Hansel & Gretel,” sung in German and captured live at Paris Opera, Sunday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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