Friday, May 17, 2019

2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop by BroadwayWorld

Following the final performance of Follies in the Olivier on 11 May, the National Theatre announces the CD release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical Follies - 2018 National Theatre Cas…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Celia Keenan-Bolger and Andrew Rannells To Host NYC FLEET WEEK FOLLIES by BroadwayWorld

Waterwell is proud to announce performers and celebrity volunteers for the inaugural year of Fleet Week Follies, an annual festival of entertainment for the military community during Fleet W…

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Celia Keenan-Bolger, Andrew Rannells, More Set for Waterwell’s Inaugural Fleet Week Follies by Ryan McPhee

The event, featuring workshops, performances, and family activities, will take place May 26 at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust.

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Caroline, or Change by Wendy Caster

One of the themes of the gorgeous and heart-breaking Caroline, or Change, the story of an African-American maid working for a Jewish family in the 1960s South, is that "change come fast, ch…

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Tony Winner Jayne Houdyshell on Tackling King Lear with Glenda Jackson, Wicked Perks & More on Show People with Paul Wontorek by Broadway.com

Jayne Houdyshell is enjoying a full circle moment: the young girl who was so inspired by Glenda Jackson's Marat/Sade performance on PBS is now an esteemed performer sharing the stage with Ja…

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Song Insights: 'One More Kiss', FOLLIES by Rona Kelly

Today is the last day of Folliesat the National Theatre, which means we have time for just one more Song Insight before they part, as Bill Deamer talks 'One More Kiss'.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

“Only the Most Demanding Challenges Give You the Greatest Rewards.” by Mo Brady

by Kenny Francoeur Rick Faugno The Chita Rivera Awards, former…

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Call Redialed: NEW Cady Huffman Interview: "Miss Peggy Lee: In Her Own Words and Music" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I LOVE interviewing Tony Award winner Cady Huffman. We always have a great time together, though, the best time we’ve had so far was when Cady, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kenyon Phillips & I a…

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Song Insights: 'Who's That Woman?', FOLLIES by Rona Kelly

Lord, lord, lord, how is there only one week left of Follies at the National This week, we're looking at a show stopping dance routine from the show with choreographer Bill Deamer and MC Nig…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Josephine Dunn: From the Chorus to a WAMPAS by Trav S.D.

Josephine Dunn (1906-1983) was only 14 years old when she was hired to be a chorus girl at the Winter Garden Theatre in 1920. From here she went into an out of town production of Good Mornin…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Four Tony Award Nominees with Ensemblist Cred by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Alex Brightman in Beetlejuice (Photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Follies returns to the NT for its final eight performances at the National Theatre on 6 May. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still H…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

BWW Interview: Janie Dee Talks New Musical THE HAPPY PRINCE by Fiona Scott

Renowned actressJanie Dee is currently playing Phyllisin Follies at the National Theatre. Next month, she takes a break to be part of Hal Cazalet's new musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde'sThe…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Winter Garden Theatre Marquees by JK

This was the marquee when I was born. An omen? Yes. When I see Beetlejuice next month, it will be the 5th different show I've seen at the Winter Garden Theatre. I've been seeing shows on Br…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Song Insights: 'I'm Still Here', FOLLIES by Rona Kelly

Taking us through the gamuts A to Z of 'I'm Still Here', Tracie Bennett and Nigel Lilley breakdown the demands, delivery and tiny details of the number.

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‘As perfect a piece of musical theatre as I could hope for’: FOLLIES – National Theatre by Ian Foster

Just a quickie for this revisit to Follies, which remains as perfect a piece of musical theatre as I could hope for. I loved it then but I really love it now.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

The Best Musical Tony Award Debate: 1973 by Mark Robinson

This week’s debate takes us back to 1973, a year were anything was likely to happen and where two musicals (out of four nominees) were really the chief contenders for Best Musical, and t…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Joanna Riding & Janie Dee talk Carousel, Follies & friendship by Jonathan Baz

Janie Dee and Joanna Riding are two of the UK's finest musical theatre performers. At the National Theatre the return of Dominic Cooke’s acclaimed production of Follies currently stars the…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Liz Stevenson appointed artistic director of Theatre by the Lake in Keswick by Giverny Masso

Theatre by the Lake in Keswick has announced Liz Stevenson as its new artistic director. Stevenson replaces Conrad Lynch, who stepped down

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

'On Your Feet!' - Gloria and Emilio Estefan bring their story to London

A musical depicting the love story between singer Gloria Estefan, the Cuban-American pop star, and her music producer husband Emilio, opens in London in June.

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At Bobby Smith, Natascia Diaz, Nicki Elledge, and More in Signature Theatre's GRAND HOTEL by BroadwayWorld

Signature Theatre's Grand Hotel, the Musical directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Signature's Titanic and choreographed by Kelly Crand…

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Follies actor Christine Tucker: ‘I made the decision to not take jobs so I could audition for lead roles’ by Giverny Masso

She fell in love with musical theatre aged six during an amateur production of Annie, made her West End debut in Chitty

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Song Insights: 'Buddy's Blues', FOLLIES by Rona Kelly

Hello folks, we're into the Follies To kick off the new Follies Song Insights, we're looking at the song that kicks off the Follies-style numbers which close the show 'Buddy's Blues', with B…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Joanna Riding, Janie Dee And Hadley Fraser Will Star In CAROUSEL In Concert At Cadogan Hall by BroadwayWorld

Rodgers amp Hammerstein's iconic musical CAROUSEL is to receive a concert performance for one night only at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 19th May. Joanna Riding and Janie Dee will reprise their pe…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Ashley Park, Montego Glover, Ben Davis & More to Join Victoria Clark in Lady in the Dark at City Center by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed slate of theater stars have signed on for MasterVoices' upcoming staging of the groundbreaking 1941 psychological thriller Lady in the Dark, which has not been seen in NYC in…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

BWW Interview: Nigel Lilley Talks FOLLIES by Rona Kelly

Nigel Lilley serves as Music Director, part of a team who have worked alongside Stephen Sondheim and Jonathan Tunick on this production. Taking us back to his early experiences of Sondheim, …

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Monday, April 1, 2019

From London: Follies, Back at the National for an Encore Performance by Jesse Oxfeld

★★★★ Revived anew, the 2017 production of Sondheim’s aged-showgirls musical retains its power, mostly The post From London: Follies, Back at the National for an Encore Performance …

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Joanna Riding on Stepping into London's Follies and Her Strong Take on "Losing My Mind" by Matt Wolf

Joanna Riding has won two Olivier Awards, starting with her matchless Julie Jordan in Nicholas Hytner’s landmark 1992 production of Carousel, and is now giving a career-defining performanc…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Channels FOLLIES in Latest Musical Parody Video by BroadwayWorld

In his latest musical parody, Randy Rainbow channels Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES in a collusion parody featuring the song 'The God-Why-Don't-You-Love-Me Blues.' Check out the video below

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

London’s National Theatre Will Host A Conversation With Stephen Sondheim by Andrew Gans

A revival of Sondheim’s Follies recently reopened at the London venue.

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