Event Cinema
NT Live: Follies (LIVE)

NT Live: Follies (LIVE)

Dominic Cooke

  • Director: Dominic Cooke
    Starring: Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee, Imelda Staunton
    Release Date: Thu 16 Nov 2017
  • UC
  • 160
    Min

Synopsis

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.