NT: Follies

12A

Available to book in 2D

Thursday 2 September
19.00
Sunday 5 September
15.00

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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

This was recorded live in front of an audience as part of the NT Live: 2017/2018 season.

Director
Tim Van Someren
Duration
2 hours 35 minutes
Cast
Imelda Staunton, Janie Dee, Tracie Bennett
Genre
Musical, Theatre

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