NT Live: Follies

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Director: Dominic Cooke
Stars: Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee

Fri 15 Dec 7pm      Book Now

Duration: 150
AGE Rating: Cert 12A
All tickets: £10

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Recorded as live, shown without an interval.
Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre.

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). The production has garnered 5 star reviews.