Photo Flash: First Look at FOLLIES at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre!
The Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of Follies began previews last night, October 4, on Navy Pier. Starring in the Chicago production, directed by Gary Griffin, are Hollis Resnik as Carlotta, Brent Barrett as Benjamin, Caroline O'Connor as Phyllis, Robert Petkoff as Buddy and Susan Moniz as Sally. Production shots have been released and BroadwayWorld brings you the very first look below!
CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin (Broadway's The Color Purple) continues the Theater's decade-long exploration of the Sondheim canon following his Laurence Olivier Award-winning CST production of Pacific Overtures at London's Donmar Warehouse and CST productions of A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George and Passion.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater's limited five-week engagement of Follies runs October 4 through November 6, 2011, in CST's Courtyard Theater. Tickets are on sale now for $44-$75 with special discounts available for groups of 10 or more. All patrons receive a 40% discount on guaranteed parking in Navy Pier garages. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Box Office at 312.595.5600 or visit the Theater's website at www.chicagoshakes.com.
Photo Credit: Liz Lauren
Rachel Cantor as Young Phyllis, Adrian Aguilar as Young Ben, Andrew Keltz as Young Buddy and L.R. Davidson as Young Sally, with Caroline O'Connor as Phyllis Rogers Stone and Brent Barrett as Benjamin Stone
Jen Donohoo as Showgirl