Michael Tan (above), Silhouette Stage’s music director, knows Sondheim like Sophocles knows Philosophy. For the upcoming production of Company, opening May 11 at Slayton House Theater in Columbia, expect harmonies with foundation and melodies with roots.
Tan’s resume is impressive: multiple…Continue
Before rehearsal, Ryan Geiger jokes that he woke up that morning to his puppet Princeton staring him in the face. Other cast members, just filtering in, concur that living with a puppet can be awkward at times.
Kay Washington points out that her and her puppet Lucy have “beauty marks” on the same sides of their faces.
Geiger, bored, begins head banging with his puppet Princeton to no song at all; and Matt Sheer, who plays Brian, joins him.