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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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Follies Star Jan Maxwell Sidelined by Injury

Follies Star Jan Maxwell Sidelined by Injury

Jan Maxwell, the four-time Tony nominee currently starring as Phyllis Rogers Stone in Follies, is temporarily out of the show at the Marquis Theatre after being injured in a traffic accident. In her absence, the role has been played by Colleen Fitzpatrick.

“Jan Maxwell was hit by traffic while crossing 45th Street following the Saturday, October 29 matinee,” a spokesperson ...

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Follies Standout Danny Burstein on Lusting After Bernadette Peters, Second-Acting Broadway and Fervent Fans

Follies Standout Danny Burstein on Lusting After Bernadette Peters, Second-Acting Broadway and Fervent Fans

With his current acclaimed turn as Buddy Plummer in the hit revival of Follies, Broadway’s Danny Burstein is certainly not singing the blues. In fact, after jumping from The Drowsy Chaperone to South Pacific to Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown right into Follies with barely a break, this stand-up standout is on a roll. Paul Wontorek ...

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Debbie Does Broadway! Debbie Reynolds Drops In on Bernadette Peters and the Cast of Follies

Debbie Does Broadway! Debbie Reynolds Drops In on Bernadette Peters and the Cast of Follies
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As one of the original stars of Singin’ in the Rain, Debbie Reynolds knows a fabulous musical when she sees one, and on October 15, she saw one on Broadway: Follies! The actress settled into a seat at the Marquis Theatre to take in the Stephen Sondheim-scored revival, then headed backstage to congratulate Bernadette Peters, Ron Raines, Elaine Paige and ...

Bernadette Peters Talks First Love and Follies on The View

Bernadette Peters Talks First Love and Follies on The View

It was another Broadway morning for Barbra Walters, Whoopi Goldberg and their co-hosts on The View when they welcomed to their couch “the ultimate Broadway star” Bernadette Peters. On October 11, Peters stopped by the View to chat up her fifteenth (!) Broadway show, Follies. With her signature Botticelli curls and million watt smile, Peters chatted about her character in Follies ...

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Stephen Sondheim to Receive Handel Medallion, New York City’s Highest Arts Honor

Stephen Sondheim to Receive Handel Medallion, New York City’s Highest Arts Honor

Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim has been named a 2011 recipient of the Handel Medallion, the highest official honor presented by the City of New York for outstanding achievement in the arts. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin will present the award to Sondheim at a reception at Lincoln Center’s Alice ...

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Follies Star Jan Maxwell on Surviving on Peanut Butter and Slimming Down for Sondheim

Follies Star Jan Maxwell on Surviving on Peanut Butter and Slimming Down for Sondheim

Don’t try to look for a pattern in Jan Maxwell’s Broadway resume. With credits ranging from Dancing at Lughnasa, A Doll’s House and Coram Boy to The Sound of Music and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the actress is always on the lookout for a fresh challenge. In the 2009-2010 season Maxwell appeared in not one, but two ...

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Follies Cast Recording, Featuring Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell, Sets Release Date

Follies Cast Recording, Featuring Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell, Sets Release Date

The original cast recording of the current Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies, starring Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell, will hit stores on November 29. Recording of the two-disc album, which is being released on the PS Classics label, will take place on October 3 and 4. The Eric Schaeffer-helmed show is currently running at the ...

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Opera Legend-Turned-Follies Star Rosalind Elias on Her New Romance with Theater and 42-Year Honeymoon

Opera Legend-Turned-Follies Star Rosalind Elias on Her New Romance with Theater and 42-Year Honeymoon

Age & hometown: “Oh, say something funny”; Lowell, Massachusetts

Current role: Bringing her powerhouse operatic vocals to her Broadway debut performance as former showgirl Heidi Schiller in Follies.

Black Sheep: The youngest of 13 children of parents from “the old country,” Beirut, Lebanon, Elias didn’t grow up among performers. “Only bad girls go on stage,” she says of her parents ...

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Spend a Day with Follies' Fabulous Song-and-Dance Man Danny Burstein!

Spend a Day with Follies' Fabulous Song-and-Dance Man Danny Burstein!
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In Follies, Danny Burstein is stuck in a love triangle. His character, Buddy Plummer—once a stage door Johnny, now a salesman—is hopelessly in love with his wife, Sally (played by Bernadette Peters), who has in turn been in love with someone else their entire marriage. Luckily, ubertalented character actor Burstein doesn’t have the same problem. The low-key ...

Follies Revival, Starring Bernadette Peters, Extends on Broadway

Follies Revival, Starring Bernadette Peters, Extends on Broadway

The Broadway revival of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, led by Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell, has extended its stay at the Marquis Theatre by three weeks. The musical, directed by Eric Schaeffer, began previews on August 7 and officially opened on September 12. It will now run through January 22, 2012.

Peters (Sally Durant Plummer) and Maxwell ...

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