MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,397 this week

Original Cast Album: Company (1970)

 |  Documentary
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 188 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 3 critic

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Company" opened on Broadway in the Spring of 1970, and tradition dictates that the cast recording is done on the first Sunday after opening night. D.A. ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 29 Jul 2012
 
a list of 156 titles
created 08 Dec 2012
 
a list of 1085 titles
created 06 Jan 2014
 
a list of 1654 titles
created 12 Feb 2014
 
a list of 374 titles
created 08 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Original Cast Album: Company (1970)

Original Cast Album: Company (1970) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Original Cast Album: Company.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Company (2011)
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. ... See full summary »

Director: Lonny Price
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone, Martha Plimpton
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Depeche Mode prepares for the 101st and final concert of its massive world tour at the Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California, while a group of fans who won a contest travel to the concert through the United States on a bus.

Directors: David Dawkins, Chris Hegedus, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Andrew Fletcher, David Gahan, Martin Gore
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is showcased both on and off stage via rare archival footage and intimate cinema vérité.

Director: Chiemi Karasawa
Stars: Elaine Stritch, Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy ... See full summary »

Director: D.A. Pennebaker
Stars: David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder
Musical | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Sweeney Todd returns to London to uncover the past, along the way meeting Mrs. Lovett, and begins to start his life of crime.

Directors: Terry Hughes, Harold Prince
Stars: Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Cris Groenendaal
Short | Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
Stars: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley
Monterey Pop (1968)
Documentary | History | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker
Stars: Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Ravi Shankar
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Follows the fortunes - in reverse chronology (from 1976 to 1957) - of three "good friends" and aspiring playwrights/composers Franklin Shepard, Charles Kringas, and Mary Flynn.

Stars: Martin Callaghan, Clare Foster, Josefina Gabrielle
Jane (1962)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Documentary focusing on 25 year-old actress Jane Fonda as she and her director Andreas Voutsinas prepare a stage play called The Fun Couple for Broadway.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker
Stars: Jane Fonda, Dyan Cannon, Bradford Dillman
1 P.M. (1971)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Leacock, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Marty Balin, Amiri Baraka, Carol Bellamy
DeLorean (1981)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In 1973, John DeLorean was most likely going to be the next president of General Motors, when he turned his back on his $650,000 a year job and focused on a grander dream... to build his ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
Stars: John DeLorean, Dick Brown, Chuck Bennington
Hier Strauss (1965)
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
Stars: Franz Josef Strauß
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Herself (Sarah)
Charles Braswell ...
Himself (Larry)
Susan Browning ...
Herself (April)
...
Himself (David)
...
Peter
Steve Elmore ...
Himself (Paul)
...
Himself (book)
Harold Hastings ...
Himself (music director)
Beth Howland ...
Herself (Amy)
...
Himself (Robert)
...
Himself (Harry)
Merle Louise ...
Herself (Susan)
Donna McKechnie ...
Herself (Kathy)
Pamela Myers ...
Herself (Marta)
Harold Prince ...
Himself (producer / director)
Edit

Storyline

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Company" opened on Broadway in the Spring of 1970, and tradition dictates that the cast recording is done on the first Sunday after opening night. D.A. Pennebaker, the now-legendary documentarian, filmed the production of the original cast recording, the back and forth between Sondheim and the performers, and the dynamic of trying to record live performance. The film climaxes with Elaine Stritch's performance of "The Ladies Who Lunch". The show won 6 Tony Awards including "Best Musical" and ran for two years on Broadway. Written by Martin Lewison

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Company (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Great Musical
9 December 2001 | by (Cereal City) – See all my reviews

I memorized this soundtrack and could sing along with every song before I ever saw the play. In the many years since, I try to see this production whenever it appears...such a fun Sondheim musical. Nobobdy will ever compare to Elaine Strich's vocals on the album as a jaded, oft married, oft divorced friend of Bobby's. She is wonderful. Another great number is "Barcelona", when Bobby beds numerous airline stewardesses... very clever. Listen and enjoy!


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
resurgence enojones
my wish aarrlw
Discuss Original Cast Album: Company (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?