Follies: NT Live Encore

Follies: NT Live Encore

With Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee & Imelda Staunton

 

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 BennettJanie 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 MusicSweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.

 

Running time: approx 210 minutes

 

www.ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk 

 

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at 7pm

£15

£13 - over 60s, students & under 16s

  • Unmissable. Razzmatazz, poignancy and cracking songs
    Daily Telegraph

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