MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University is presenting the musical comedy “Company” through Feb. 21 at the Forest Roberts Theatre. The play features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is based on the book by George Furth. It explores the ups and downs of relationships in today’s world, as seen through the eyes of an unmarried 35-year-old man and his perceptions of five couples’ relationships.

NMU students involved in the production are listed below by hometown, class standing, name and acting or production role in “Company.”

From Michigan:

Bloomfield Hills: freshman Julie Nagle plays Jenny.

Cadillac: junior Mary Stewart is the production stage manager.

Cass City: senior Jeremy Dillon is an assistant director.

Charlotte: senior Ben Schneider plays Paul.

Iron Mountain: junior Alicia McCole plays Susan.

Lambertville: senior Matt Hudson is an assistant director.

Mackinac City: senior Liz Smith plays Amy.

Marquette: senior Janelle Cooke is choreographer; Jessica Crick is designing the hair and makeup for the production; senior Liza Hunter plays Marta; and senior Ross W. Johnson is the property manager.

Midland: senior Nate Records plays the lead role of Robert.

Munising: senior Brandon Roberts plays Larry.

Petoskey: sophomore Betony Ferguson plays April.

Roscommon: junior Emily Vajda plays Sarah.

Shelby Township: senior William G. Holland plays David.

St. Clair: freshman Desiree Arnold and junior Elizabeth Bruer are assistant stage managers.

From Illinois:

Glenview: senior Erica Maute plays Joanne.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  From Wisconsin:

Fond du Lac: senior Michelle Dunphy plays Kathy.

Green Bay: junior Brian Elliot plays Peter.

Rib Lake: William Rupert Priniski, senior, plays Harry.

"EditorÕs Note: A student from your area is involved in this show, either in an acting capacity or as a member of the production crew."

Prepared By
Miriam Moeller and Kristi Evans
News Director