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Opera Holland Park and City Of London Sinfonia Make UN BALLO IN MASCHERA Available To Photo Opera Holland Park and City Of London Sinfonia Make UN BALLO IN MASCHERA Available To Rent Online
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

Opera Holland Park announces today that its acclaimed production of Un ballo in maschera will be available for audiences to rent online for a fee of ยฃ6.99 on Vimeo on Demand.

The Shows That Made Us: FOLLIES Photo The Shows That Made Us: FOLLIES
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Sep 23, 2020

I owe a lot to Follies - friendships with fans and actors and occasional pieces of journalism have resulted from the show - but it made me realise how transformative live theatre can be. Thinking about it, it's ironic that a show signalling the death of old Broadway should ignite such a passion, but isn't that the point of Follies?

Opera Holland Park Postpones Stream of 'Un Ballo In Maschera' Photo Opera Holland Park Postpones Stream of 'Un Ballo In Maschera'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020

Opera Holland Park is aware of the #BlackOutTuesday movement among parts of the music industry that began to gather pace yesterday. They have made the decision to postpone their broadcast of Un ballo in maschera.

Opera Holland Park Reveals Casts For 2020 Season Of Firsts Photo Opera Holland Park Reveals Casts For 2020 Season Of Firsts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

Tchaikovsky's perfect tragedy of first love, Eugene Onegin, opens the season, with Anush Hovhannisyan as Tatyana. Critically acclaimed for her role as Violetta in La traviata for Scottish Opera in 2017, and nominated in the 2018 International Opera Awards, she makes her OHP debut. Also appearing at OHP for the first time is the Australian baritone Samuel Dale Johnson as Onegin. British lyric soprano Amanda Roocroft makes her role debut as Madame Larina, having performed the role of Tatyana to great acclaim internationally. Fresh from success at Opera North and the Royal Opera, Nicky Spence returns to OHP as Lensky. Emma Stannard sings the role of Tatyana's sister Olga, with Kathleen Wilkinson as their nurse, Filippyevna.

2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop Photo 2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Following the final performance of Follies in the Olivier on 11 May, the National Theatre announces the CD release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical Follies - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording this Friday, 17 May.

Song Insights: 'One More Kiss', FOLLIES Photo Song Insights: 'One More Kiss', FOLLIES
by Rona Kelly - May 11, 2019

Today is the last day of Follies at the National Theatre, which means we have time for just one more Song Insight before they part, as Nigel Lilley talks 'One More Kiss'.

Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre Photo Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Follies returns to the NT for its final eight performances at the National Theatre on 6 May. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Follies is directed by Dominic Cooke.

National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below!

CD Review: FOLLIES, 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording Photo CD Review: FOLLIES, 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording
by Marianka Swain - Mar 11, 2019

The meticulous care of the National Theatre's production is continued in the soundtrack recording, demonstrating the collaborative brilliance of orchestrations from Jonathan Tunick and Josh Clayton, music supervision from Nicholas Skilbeck, and musical direction from Nigel Lilley - the latter conducting an exceptionally disciplined and articulate 21-piece orchestra.

What Did Critics Think of the National's FOLLIES? Photo What Did Critics Think of the National's FOLLIES?
by Review Roundups - Feb 25, 2019

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Let's see what the critics had to say.

Photo Flash: First Look at National Theatre's FOLLIES Photo Photo Flash: First Look at National Theatre's FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Follies is directed by Dominic Cooke. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Peter Forbes return to reprise their roles, with Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding joining the cast as Ben and Sally.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The National Theatre's FOLLIES Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The National Theatre's FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Follies is directed by Dominic Cooke. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Peter Forbes return to reprise their roles, with Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding joining the cast as Ben and Sally.

Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording Photo Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

WARNER CLASSICS and the NATIONAL THEATRE announce the digital download and streaming release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording today.

National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for the first half of 2019.

Full Cast Announced for FOLLIES at National Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced for FOLLIES at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Folliesis directed by Dominic Cooke. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Peter Forbes return to reprise their roles, with Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding joining the cast as Ben and Sally.

Investec Opera Holland Park Announces 2019 Season Casts And Dates Photo Investec Opera Holland Park Announces 2019 Season Casts And Dates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Manon Lescaut, sponsored by Viking Cruises, opens the season with the British lyric soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn in the title role. Named 'Best newcomer in opera' by The Telegraph in 2010 following her operatic debut as Mimi in La boheme at English National Opera, Llewellyn has gone from strength to strength on the international stage. She was last at OHP in 2017, as Magda in La rondine. The Welsh bass-baritone Paul Carey Jones makes his OHP debut as Lescaut. His recent career highlights include his Royal Opera House debut in The Nose and the Scottish premiere of Philip Glass's The Trial with Scottish Opera.

National Theatre New Season Announced; Includes Lenny Henry, Annie Baker, Caryl Churc Photo National Theatre New Season Announced; Includes Lenny Henry, Annie Baker, Caryl Churchill, Inua Ellams
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The National Theatre has today announced its new season

Photo Flash: Behind The Scenes Images Released To Mark Live Cinema Broadcast Of Natio Photo Photo Flash: Behind The Scenes Images Released To Mark Live Cinema Broadcast Of National Theatre Production Of FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

A collection of stunning images taken backstage at the National Theatre's critically acclaimed production of the legendary Stephen Sondheim musical Follies have been released ahead of the live cinema broadcast to cinemas across the UK and internationally on Thursday November 16th as part of National Theatre Live.

National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More Photo National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Dates and casting have announced for new National Theatre season!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About? Photo VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Including such classic songs as Broadway Baby, I'm Still Here and Losing My Mind, Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES is being staged for the first time at the National Theatre. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, the production is directed by Dominic Cooke (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom). In the video below, get a look behind the scenes with the company talking about what this classic musical is about!

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