Stephen Sondheim’s Company became a bit of a cult hit in the 1970 when it premiered in New York. It was progressive, it was edgy and it celebrated the free-wheeling culture of the period.
In this excerpt from the recording of the original cast album Bobby, a single guy with married friends, wakes up to find his one-night stand - god did we ever do things like that? - trying to sneak out. She's a flight attendant and has to head to work.
A sleepy Bobby asks: Where you going?
And she answers truthfully:
And that’s where we’ll be come this friday - Barcelona, not the one-night stand!
18 marzo – San Cirillo di Gerusalemme