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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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Fresh Foursome! Meet The Fantastic Young Stars of Follies

Fresh Foursome! Meet The Fantastic Young Stars of Follies

In a cast filled with bona fide Broadway stars, Follies cast members Lora Lee Gayer, Kirsten Scott, Christian Delcroix and Nick Verina have their work cut out for them. Cast as the younger counterparts of Bernadette Peters (Sally), Jan Maxwell (Phyllis), Danny Burstein (Buddy) and Ron Raines (Ben), these up-and-coming Broadway babies realize that they’ve been given both an incredible ...

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Follies Star Elaine Paige Recalls Her Music Mentor and Math Misery

Follies Star Elaine Paige Recalls Her Music Mentor and Math Misery

As kids all over America head back to school, Broadway.com decided to ask our favorite Broadway stars to look back at their own years in the classroom, sharing memories of favorite subjects and activities and describing their younger selves. Considering that Follies star Elaine Paige went on to become “First Lady of British Musical Theater” after her high school ...

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Stage Legend Angela Lansbury Visits Bernadette Peters & Co. Backstage at Follies

Stage Legend Angela Lansbury Visits Bernadette Peters & Co. Backstage at Follies
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It’s not easing adding luster to the already star-studded cast of  Follies, but when stage legend Angela Lansbury stopped by the revival recently, she amped up the star power even more. Five-time Tony winner Lansbury, along with New York stage regular Betsy Aidem and Broadway vet and Law & Order alum S. Epatha Merkerson, took in the show at ...

Exclusive! Video Footage of Bernadette Peters and the Broadway Babies of Sondheim's Follies

Exclusive! Video Footage of Bernadette Peters and the Broadway Babies of Sondheim's Follies

Follies fans everywhere have been waiting patiently for a peek at Bernadette Peters and her fabulous co-stars in the show’s Broadway revival, and now Broadway.com has exclusive video footage of the show. The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman tuner features a seemingly endless parade of Broadway favorites, including Jan Maxwell, Ron RainesDanny Burstein, Elaine Paige, Jayne Houdyshell, Terri White and ...

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Elaine Paige on Being a Theatrical Survivor and Her Broadway Return in Follies

Elaine Paige on Being a Theatrical Survivor and Her Broadway Return in Follies

Elaine Paige isn’t known as “the First Lady of British musical theater” for nothing. The Olivier Award-winning actress originated the title role in Evita, delivered the first “Memory” as Grizabella in Cats and has appeared in West End productions of Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Grease, Chess, Anything Goes, The King and I and The Drowsy Chaperone. She’s back on Broadway ...

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Beautiful Girls! A First Look at Follies, Starring Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell

Beautiful Girls! A First Look at Follies, Starring Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell
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The curtain is coming up on the starry revival of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, currently in previews at the Marquis Theatre and opening on September 12. Here's a first look at the glamorous ladies—and men!—treading the boards. Broadway favorites Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell head a cast that includes Ron Raines and Danny Burstein, along with Elaine ...

Follies Revival, Starring Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell, to Record Cast Album

Follies Revival, Starring Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell, to Record Cast Album

The Broadway revival of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, starring Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell, will record an original cast album to be released on the PS Classics label. The recording, produced by PS Classics co-founder Tommy Krasker, will take place on October 3 and 4, with the two-disc record scheduled for a late November release. The Eric Schaeffer-helmed ...

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Follies’ Ron Raines on Being Ben Stone and Singing Beside Bernadette Peters

Follies’ Ron Raines on Being Ben Stone and Singing Beside Bernadette Peters

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He began his career as a classical singer, but Ron Raines soon found that his voice—and, he says, his temperament—was more suited to the musical theater. He starred in a 1983 revival of Show Boat on Broadway, where he also appeared in the short-lived musical Teddy & Alice and played Billy Flynn in Chicago. You’ll find regional ...

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Video Exclusive! A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Follies, Starring Bernadette Peters

Video Exclusive! A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Follies, Starring Bernadette Peters

Broadway is chomping at the bit for the revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies, starring two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, to arrive at the Marquis Theatre on August 7, and we’ve got just the thing to whet theatrical appetites even more: a video preview! In an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the show, members of the A-list cast and ...

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Complete Casting Set for Broadway Revival of Follies, Starring Bernadette Peters

Complete Casting Set for Broadway Revival of Follies, Starring Bernadette Peters

Complete casting for the upcoming Broadway revival of Follies, starring two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, has been announced. In addition to Peters, previously announced stars Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines and Elaine Paige are all reprising their roles from the show’s Kennedy Center production earlier this year. Directed by Eric Schaeffer, the limited engagement will begin performances August 7 ...

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Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil & More to Join Bernadette Peters in Follies on Broadway

Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil & More to Join Bernadette Peters in Follies on Broadway

Tony nominees Jayne Houdyshell and Mary Beth Peil have joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway transfer of Stephen Sondheim's Follies. Houdyshell will play Hattie Walker, with Peil taking on the role of Solange LaFitte. As previously announced, stars Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines and Elaine Paige will reprise their roles from the show’s starry Kennedy Center ...

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Tickets Now on Sale for Sondheim’s Follies, Starring Bernadette Peters

Tickets Now on Sale for Sondheim’s Follies, Starring Bernadette Peters

Tickets are now on sale for Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, starring two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, four-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell, two-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein, Ron Raines and Olivier Award winner Elaine Paige. Performances of the Eric Schaeffer-helmed production begin on August 7 ahead of a September 12 opening at the Marquis Theatre.

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Elaine Paige to Join Bernadette Peters & More in Follies on Broadway

Elaine Paige to Join Bernadette Peters & More in Follies on Broadway

Olivier Award winner Elaine Paige will play Carlotta Campion in the forthcoming Broadway transfer of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies, reprising her role from the starry Kennedy Center production earlier this year. She joins previously announced returning stars Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein and Ron Raines. Directed by Eric Schaeffer, the limited engagement will begin performances on August 7 at the ...

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Follies Returns to the Great White Way

Follies Returns to the Great White Way
Date
Aug 7, 2011
Where
Marquis Theatre
Show
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The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's Follies, starring Bernadette Peters, begins performances at the Marquis Theatre.

The story of a reunion of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls and their mates, Follies features a book by James Goldman and music and lyrics by Sondheim. The musical debuted on Broadway in 1971 and ran for 522 performances, winning seven Tony Awards. Originally directed ...

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Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell and More to Follow Follies to Broadway; Opening Night Set for September 12

Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell and More to Follow Follies to Broadway; Opening Night Set for September 12

Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein and Ron Raines will reprise their roles when the Kennedy Center's production of Follies transfers to Broadway later this summer. Directed by Eric Schaeffer, the limited engagement will begin performances August 7 at the Marquis Theatre, with opening night set for September 12. Additional casting for the 41-member company will be announced at a ...

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Kennedy Center Follies to Get Limited Engagement on Broadway

Kennedy Center Follies to Get Limited Engagement on Broadway

After ending its run at Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center on June 19, the acclaimed revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies will transfer to Broadway’s Marquis Theatre for a limited engagement this summer. The D.C. production stars Bernadette Peters as Sally Durant Plummer and Jan Maxwell as Phyllis Rogers Stone, but dates and Broadway casting for the Eric Schaeffer ...

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