COMING SOON

 

FOLLIES

 

Not rated

Book by James Goldman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Dominic Cooke

Starring Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton

2017

 

 

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ABOUT THE FILM

 

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).

National Theatre Live