National Theatre – Follies

National Theatre – Follies

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

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 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 Follies will contain some strobe lighting.

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INFO

  • DURATION
    210 minutes with interval
  • DINING
    Join us for dinner from 5pm on all evening performances. Lunch is available before all encores and weekend screenings, our café from 11:30am to 4:30pm every Saturday and Sunday. Please call our Box Office on 01768868000 to pre-book a table.