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Stephen Sondheim’s Follies

National Theatre Live: Encore Follies (Encore Screening) Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical has been...

Wed Jul 18, 2018

£13 - £15

National Theatre Live: Encore

Follies (Encore Screening)

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical has been staged at the National Theatre and now you can relive the magic on our big screen!

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 MusicSweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.

★★★★★ “Unmissable. Razzmatazz, poignancy and cracking songs” – The Telegraph

★★★★★ “Tremendous. This bittersweet musical is still a sensation” – The Observer

★★★★★ “Spectacular” – Financial Times

★★★★★ “Imelda Staunton is unforgettable in Sondheim’s showbiz stunner” – The Guardian

★★★★★ “Stunning. An extraordinary cast” – Time Out

★★★★★ “Triumphant. Produces tears, cackles and goosebumps, sometimes all together” – The Sunday Times

★★★★★ “A perfect production” – Metro

DATES: Wed 18 Jul, 7.30pm

Please note: All seating for cinema screenings is unallocated.

Pre-booking recommended.

Click here to buy tickets now!

Duration: 150mins approx. (no interval)

Book by James Goldman
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Director: Dominic Cooke
Cast: Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee, Philip Quast, Peter Forbes

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