Perhaps best known for his television work in How I Met Your Mother and '90s teen medical drama Doogie Howser, M.D., Neil Patrick Harris has been lauded lately for breathing new life into the Great White Way; the actor has recently performed in several Broadway productions and slated to host the Tony Awards ceremony for the second time on June 12.
Now, Harris fans, Broadway fans and everyone in between won't have to travel to New York to see Harris perform catchy songs and break out the jazz hands. Instead, they just have to go to a movie theater.
The New York Philharmonic's staged concert of Stephen Sondheim's Company, which starred Harris and ran for four performances in April at Lincoln Center, was filmed and will now be shown on the big screen at select theaters. But this isn't a case of summer stock with a cast of unknowns revolving around a central star: the lineup includes Patti Lupone, Stephen Colbert, Jon Cryer, Christina Hendricks and Martha Plimpton. It goes without saying that Harris finds himself in good company.
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Company will be shown on June 15, 16, 19, and 21 at Yorktown 15, 15900 Yorktown Crossing, Silverado Imax 19 Theaters 24720 Tomball Parkway, and SMG City Center 805 Town and Country Lane. Visit www.screenvision.com for tickets.