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Jayne Houdyshell Records Solo Version of 'Broadway Baby'- Free Download Available!Jayne Houdyshell Records Solo Version of 'Broadway Baby'- Free Download Available!
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2012

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, released the two-disc set Broadway cast album of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed revival of FOLLIES on Tuesday, November 29, 2011. Since then, the Metropolitan Museum of Art requested permission from PS Classics to include "Broadway Baby" in an upcoming compilation disc. Because the track on the New Broadway Cast Recording includes brief reprises of other tunes, Jayne Houdyshell kindly went back into the studio to record a new solo ending. (more...)
BWW Multimedia Special: A Farewell to FOLLIES: The Journey from D.C. to Broadway to L.A.BWW Multimedia Special: A Farewell to FOLLIES: The Journey from D.C. to Broadway to L.A.
by BWW Special Coverage - June 9, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES closes tonight, June 9, at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre after a critically acclaimed run. Nominated for eight Tony Awards, the show has been through quite the journey, beginning at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center in May 2011, then making its transfer to Broadway's Marquis Theatre, where it opened in September of 2011 and ran through January 22, 2012, and finally traveling to L.A. for its May 9, 2012, opening. As a farewell to Follies, BroadwayWorld brings takes you through this journey with photos, video and highlights from all three productions below. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Victoria Clark Performs 'Losing My Mind' in FOLLIES!STAGE TUBE: Victoria Clark Performs 'Losing My Mind' in FOLLIES!
by Stage Tube - June 2, 2012

Today, BroadwayWorld brings you Victoria Clark performing 'Losing My Mind' in FOLLIES at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre. Watch the video below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Elaine Paige Sings 'I'm Still Here' in FOLLIES!STAGE TUBE: Elaine Paige Sings 'I'm Still Here' in FOLLIES!
by Stage Tube - June 1, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you Elaine Paige singing 'I'm Still Here' in Follies onstage at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre. Watch the video below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: 'Waiting For the Girls Upsatirs' from LA's FOLLIES!STAGE TUBE: 'Waiting For the Girls Upsatirs' from LA's FOLLIES!
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies continue through June 9, 2012. We now bring you 'Waiting For the Girls Upstairs' from the production below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Ron Raines Sings 'The Road You Didn't Take' in FOLLIESSTAGE TUBE: Ron Raines Sings 'The Road You Didn't Take' in FOLLIES
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies continue through June 9, 2012. Today be bring you Ron Raines singing 'The Road You Didn't Take' from the production below! (more...)
BWW TV: Special Extended Feature - Tony-Nominated FOLLIES Cast in Performance in Los Angeles!BWW TV: Special Extended Feature - Tony-Nominated FOLLIES Cast in Performance in Los Angeles!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 29, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which has been nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies will continue through June 9, 2012. In this special extended feature, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive look at the complete production highlights! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Terri White and the Company of FOLLIES in LA Perform 'Who's That Woman?'STAGE TUBE: Watch Terri White and the Company of FOLLIES in LA Perform 'Who's That Woman?'
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which has been nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies continue through June 9, 2012. Watch Terri White and the FOLLIES company perform 'Who's That Woman?' below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Danny Burstein and Becky Elizabeth Stout Perform 'BLUES' in FOLLIES!STAGE TUBE: Danny Burstein and Becky Elizabeth Stout Perform 'BLUES' in FOLLIES!
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which has been nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies continue through June 9, 2012. Today BroadwayWorld brings you Danny Burstein and Becky Elizabeth Stout's rendition of 'The God-Why-Don't-You-Love-Me Blues.' Watch the video below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Victoria Clark Sings 'In Buddy's Eyes' in FOLLIES!STAGE TUBE: Victoria Clark Sings 'In Buddy's Eyes' in FOLLIES!
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies continue through June 9, 2012. Today be bring you Victoria Clark's rendition of 'In Buddy's Eyes' below! (more...)
And The Winner of the FOLLIES Broadway Baby Contest is...And The Winner of the FOLLIES Broadway Baby Contest is...
by BWW Special Coverage - May 24, 2012

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce Sean Springle from Havelock, North Carolina as the winner of the FOLLIES Broadway Baby Contest! Sean, whose rendition of Sondheim's 'Not While I'm Around' can be viewed below, is the lucky recipient of a fabulous grand prize consisting of roundtrip air fare to Los Angeles, two night's hotel stay at the JW Marriott hotel, dinner at McCormick & Schmick's restaurant and two tickets to 'Follies' at the Ahmanson Theatre! Check out his winning entry below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Check Out Highlights of FOLLIES in LA!STAGE TUBE: Check Out Highlights of FOLLIES in LA!
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the songs of FOLLIES on stage in LA in the video below! James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies continue through June 9, 2012. Watch the video below! (more...)
Last Chance to Enter FOLLIES Contest & Win a Trip to Los Angeles!Last Chance to Enter FOLLIES Contest & Win a Trip to Los Angeles!
by Contests Broadway - May 17, 2012

This is it! It's your last chance to enter the FOLLIES Broadway Baby Contest and win a fabulous trip to Los Angeles! Contest closes tomorrow, Friday, May 18, so get your videos in to us and you may be on your way to LA for an unforgettable experience, including airfare, two night's hotel stay, dinner for two, and two tickets to see FOLLIES at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, et al. Talk Opening Night - FOLLIES in LA!STAGE TUBE: Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, et al. Talk Opening Night - FOLLIES in LA!
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies will continue through June 9, 2012. Check out the video below for footage from the production, FOLLIES' opening night red carpet, and interviews with stars Matthew Morrison, Robert Wuhl, Kevin Chamberlin, Angela Bassett, Annie Potts, Elaine Paige, Jan Maxwell, Victoria Clark, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines and Jo Anne Worley! (more...)
BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Inside Opening Night of FOLLIES in LA - First Footage of Victoria Clark, Red Carpet & More!BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Inside Opening Night of FOLLIES in LA - First Footage of Victoria Clark, Red Carpet & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies will continue through June 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld correspondants Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans were on hand for the starry opening night red carpet and takes you inside the exiting opening below! With a first look at special bonus footage of Follies newcomer Victoria Clark in the role of 'Sally Durant Plummer', it's a video you don't want to miss! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: FOLLIES Arrives in LA!STAGE TUBE: FOLLIES Arrives in LA!
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened last night, May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies will continue through June 9, 2012. Catch in inside look at the show's arrival in LA below! (more...)
Review Roundup: FOLLIES in LA!Review Roundup: FOLLIES in LA!
by Review Roundups - May 11, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened earlier this week on May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies will continue through June 9, 2012. (more...)
One Week Left to Enter the FOLLIES Contest & Win a Trip to LA!One Week Left to Enter the FOLLIES Contest & Win a Trip to LA!
by Contests Broadway - May 11, 2012

Hurry! You only have one week left to enter the FOLLIES contest for the chance to win a trip-of-a-lifetime, including airfaire, two night's hotel stay, dinner for two, and two tickets to see FOLLIES at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles! Upload a video of yourself singing a song by Stephen Sondheim and you could be on your way to LA! Contest closes May 18 so get your entry in today! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines Talk FOLLIES!STAGE TUBE: Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines Talk FOLLIES!
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened last night, May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies will continue through June 9, 2012. In the video below, Tony nominees Jan Maxwell, Ron Raines, and Danny Burstein chat about the production. Click below to check it out! (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of FOLLIES in LA!Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of FOLLIES in LA!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, opened last night, May 9 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies will continue through June 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)
FOLLIES Begins Run at LA's Ahmanson Theatre Tonight!FOLLIES Begins Run at LA's Ahmanson Theatre Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, which was just nominated for eight Tony Awards, begins previews tonight, May 3 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances of the exclusive Los Angeles engagement of the Kennedy Center's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Follies will continue through June 9, 2012. Opening is set for May 9. (more...)
Check out These Broadway Babies! Submit Your Entry & You Could Be Headed to See FOLLIES in LA! Check out These Broadway Babies! Submit Your Entry & You Could Be Headed to See FOLLIES in LA!
by Contests Broadway - April 27, 2012

Here's your chance, aspiring Broadway Babies! Enter the 'Follies' Broadway Baby Contest for a chance to win a trip to Los Angeles and two tickets to 'Follies' at the Ahmanson Theatre! Entering is easy: warm up your vocal chords, select your favorite Sondheim tune and put on a show for the camera! The winning entry will be selected from the top five vote-getting videos so once you've uploaded your video, encourage your friends and family to vote for you by clicking on the 'view/vote' button underneath your entry. And if you're overcome by that nagging stage-fright sensation and need a little coaxing, check out these fearless Broadway Babies' entries here! (more...)
Photo Flash: Victoria Clark, et al. in Rehearsal for FOLLIES LA!Photo Flash: Victoria Clark, et al. in Rehearsal for FOLLIES LA!
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2012

Center Theatre Group will soon present FOLLIES starring Victoria Clark (replacing Bernadette Peters), Jan Maxwell, Danny Burnstein, and Ron Raines. The limited engagement will play May 3 through June 9, 2012. The opening is scheduled for May 9. Check out photo sof the cast in action, as featured on CTG's Facebook page, below. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Costume Designs for FOLLIES at the Ahmanson!Photo Flash: First Look at Costume Designs for FOLLIES at the Ahmanson!
by BWW News Desk - April 4, 2012

Center Theatre Group has posted costume renderings from the upcoming production of FOLLIES on their Pinterest page. The production will star Victoria Clark (replacing Bernadette Peters), Jan Maxwell, Danny Burnstein, and Ron Raines. (more...)
FOLLIES Fails to Recoup on BroadwayFOLLIES Fails to Recoup on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2012

Follies just took its final Broadway ow last night, January 22, and according to the New York Times, despite its extended run, the show failed to recoup its initial investment. Michael Kaiser of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts told the HUffington Post that 'while the production did not recoup its full investment on Broadway, it did far better financially than I had planned.' (more...)

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