16 November 2017 7pm
£14.50 concession, £13 members.
Length: 210 min
Director: Dominic Cooke
Cast: Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee
Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.
New York, 1971. Theres 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, Sondheims previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.