In this version, the central character, a bachelor with commitment issues, is played by a woman (Lenk).
He had been supportive of the changes to the musical, Elliott said.
“He really understood about art,” she said, “and he really understood about the now and why art should speak to the now.”Right up until his death, Sondheim was both a fairly active writer and theatergoer.
Earlier this month, Sondheim had traveled to Manhattan from his home in Connecticut to see these productions himself, attending the opening night of “Assassins” at the Classic Stage Company on Nov. 14 and a preview of “Company” the next day.
This week, Sondheim discussed his current project — his final musical — with The New York Times, saying, “What else would I do with my time but write?”
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