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Follies: NT Live Encore 12A

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 130 minutes. no interval

Please note that this performance of Follies includes strobe lighting 


Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at 7pm


£13 - over 60s, students & under 16s


  • Unmissable. Razzmatazz, poignancy and cracking songs
    Daily Telegraph
  • Imelda Staunton gives a piercing performance in gorgeous Sondheim revival
    Evening Standard

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