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NT Encore: Follies (TBC)

17 Dec

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. This is a repeat of the live broadcast on 16 November.

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NT Encore: Follies (TBC)

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 is a repeat of the live broadcast on 16 November - click here for the live screening.

Read Imelda Staunton's interview with The Telegraph here 

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