NT Live: Follies (Encore)

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.

Follies contains two 15 second incidents of strobe lighting approximately 1:50 into the performance during Buddy’s folly.

 

 

 

  • Tickets from: £15.00 - £17.00
  • Running Time: 210 mins
  • Showing Times: 19.00
  • First showing: 22/01/2018
  • Last showing: 22/01/2018