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NT Live: Follies (Encore Screening)

Thu 30 Nov

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 MusicSweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.

Dinner deals

The Olive Branch will be serving homemade Syrian food in our cafe from 6-7pm, or you can head to The Brasserie at Wivenhoe House and get a free glass of fizz with your meal when you show your ticket! Click here for more information.

  • Thu 30 Nov
  • 19:00
  • £8.50 UoE Students / £10 Concession / £13 Full. Advance prices. More on the door.
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