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James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's musical returns to Broadway following a successful run at DC's Kennedy Center.

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Follies Fans Name Favorite Tony Hopefuls

Weekend Poll Top Three: Follies Fans Name Favorite Tony Hopefuls

On January 22, fans said farewell to the hit revival of Follies starring Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, Elaine Paige, Terri White, Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil and Rosalind Elias. Broadway.com asked readers to vote for which star most deserves a Tony nomination for their work in the acclaimed production. The votes are in, and readers ...

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Weekend Poll: Which Follies Star Most Deserves a Tony Nomination?

Weekend Poll: Which Follies Star Most Deserves a Tony Nomination?

Broadway is about to say farewell to the beautiful Weismann girls of Follies as the hit Kennedy Center production ends its limited engagement on January 22. The lush production was chosen as one of Broadway.com’s Top Five Shows of 2011. Directed by Eric Schaeffer, the revival offered musical theater fans a chance to see Bernadette Peters, Jan ...

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Bernadette Peters Will Not Travel with Follies to Los Angeles in May

Bernadette Peters Will Not Travel with Follies to Los Angeles in May

Bernadette Peters will not follow the current Broadway revival of Follies to Los Angeles when the production transfers  to the Ahmanson Theatre for a six-week run beginning May 3, 2012. Peters opted not to continue her Follies run in order to honor her previously scheduled concert dates. No casting for the Los Angeles engagement has been announced at this time ...

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Follies Girl Kiira Schmidt on Why Dancing on Broadway Is 'The Bomb'

Follies Girl Kiira Schmidt on Why Dancing on Broadway Is 'The Bomb'
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The third in Broadway.com's exciting new Gotta Dance! series puts the spotlight on Kiira Schmidt, a standout ensemble member in the Broadway revival of Follies. With her distinctive first name (she's Finnish!) and gorgeous red hair and blue eyes, Schmidt is a dancer to watch. Follies marks her second stint at the Marquis Theatre, after making her ...

Exclusive Video! On the Scene with Stephen Sondheim, Bernadette Peters & More at Follies Album Signing

Exclusive Video! On the Scene with Stephen Sondheim, Bernadette Peters & More at Follies Album Signing

The highly anticipated cast recording of Follies is in stores now, and on December 1 Follies fans headed to Barnes & Noble to scoop up the CD and say hello to the show's stars! Headliners Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Elaine Paige and more were joined by none other than their legendary composer, Stephen Sondheim, to sign copies for an enthusiastic ...

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They’re Still Here! Follies to Transfer to Los Angeles for Six-Week Run in May

They’re Still Here! Follies to Transfer to Los Angeles for Six-Week Run in May

The current Broadway revival of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, which began at The Kennedy Center, will transfer to the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles for a six-week run beginning May 3. The production, which closes on Broadway on January 22, will run through June 9, with an official opening on May 9. Follies will fill the gap ...

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Stephen Sondheim, Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell and More Live, Laugh, Love and Sign Follies CDs

Stephen Sondheim, Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell and More Live, Laugh, Love and Sign Follies CDs
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Barnes & Noble turned into a true Loveland on December 1 for Follies’ fans as composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim joined the cast of the revival to sign copies of the complete cast recording. The two-disc recording, on the PS Classics label, features the show’s stars Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines and Elaine Paige as well as a ...

Stephen Sondheim Dishes on Company, Assassins & More on The Colbert Report

Stephen Sondheim Dishes on Company, Assassins & More on The Colbert Report

Living legend Stephen Sondheim returned to The Colbert Report on November 30 with another must-watch segment for musical theater fans. Sondheim chatted with Colbert about his new book Look, I Made a Hat, the companion piece to Finishing the Hat. Highlights from the interview include Sondheim’s opinion of Colbert’s performance as Harry in Company, the autobiographical aspects of ...

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Designing Broadway: Costume Designer Gregg Barnes on the Ghostly Glamour of Follies

Designing Broadway: Costume Designer Gregg Barnes on the Ghostly Glamour of Follies

Tapping into the over-the-top glamour required for Follies was a "daunting, thrilling, intimidating" task for costume designer Gregg Barnes, but the spectacular sartorial results speak for themselves. In the Stephen Sondheim-scored show, Barnes had to dig into time periods extending backward from 1971, when the show is set; through 1941, when the show’s characters were Follies stars; back to ...

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Muppet Movie Countdown! Follies Star Bernadette Peters Gets Froggy With Kermit and Robin

Muppet Movie Countdown! Follies Star Bernadette Peters Gets Froggy With Kermit and Robin

The Muppets are readying for their big comeback with the November 23 release of a brand new feature film, The Muppets. In honor of everyone's favorite puppet crew, Broadway.com is flashing back to a series of our favorite Broadway Muppet Moments, in which stars of the Great White Way sing showtunes and share jokes with Kermit, Miss Piggy ...

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