Praise to Stephen Sondheim in ‘The Company’ and ‘The Assassins’

Evidence of Sondheim’s long-standing popularity was that the day he died, audiences lined up to see revivals of his two musicals: “Company” and “Assassins,” a Broadway production starring Patti LuPone and Katrina Lenk. It’s about people who kill or try to kill American presidents. Both were delayed due to the epidemic. With the “Company” cast …