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Follies

Promotional Image from the National Theatre Live production of Follies

  

Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim 

Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 3PM

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Imelda Staunton as Sally Durant Plummer in FOLLIES at the National Theatre. Photo by Johan Persson. Imelda Staunton is well-known for her role as Professor Umbridge in the Harry Potter film series. Photo by Johan Persson

Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

New York, 1971. There's a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee, and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, it's directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors).

Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim's previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, and Sunday in the Park with George.

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