National Theatre Live: Follies


• National Theatre Live: “Follies”
book by James Goldman
music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Thursday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m.
Josephine Louis Theater

It’s 1971 in New York, and 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. Directed by Dominic Cooke (“The Comedy of Errors”), “Follies” features a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21.

The running time is three hours and 30 minutes. 

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