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NT LIVE: FOLLIES (12A)

Thu, 16th November, 2017 @ 19:00pm - 21:30pm

£7 - £11

For Follies

Please note Follies will contain some strobe lighting: Follies contains two 15 second incidents of strobe lighting approximately 1:50 into the performance during Buddy’s folly.

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

★★★★★”A stupendous Sondheim revival …Imelda Staunton is unforgettable in Dominic Cooke’s ingenious revival of a musical that perfectly fuses splendour and poetic sadness…”The Guardian

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.

“In the National’s triumphant Sondheim revival, the ageing showgirls roar with vitality” The Times

Tracie BennettJanie 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 MusicSweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.

Please note there is No Interval -145 minutes 

 

 

Details

Date:
Thu, 16th November, 2017
Time:
19:00pm - 21:30pm
Cost:
£7 - £11
Event Categories:
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Venue

SpArC Theatre
Phone:
01588 630321 / 638038

Organiser

Liz Still