Follies (2017)


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).

The show was filmed and screened live to cinemas on November 16, 2017 as part of The National Theatre’s NT Live program.

The filmed broadcast was not released since the original cinema screencast and is currently not available to view. ​



Directing:
  • Tim Van Someren
Writing:
  • James Goldman
Release Date: 2017-11-16
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  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 152

Imelda Staunton

Sally Durant Plummer

Philip Quast

Benjamin Stone

Gary Raymond

Dimitri Weismann

Di Botcher

Hattie Walker

Zizi Strallen

Young Phyllis

Tracie Bennett

Carlotta Campion
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