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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?

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, The Old Vic Photo BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, The Old Vic
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Dec 4, 2019

Panto might be the stalwart annual theatre trip at Christmas (yes, I know, 'oh no it isn't'...), but The Old Vic's production of A Christmas Carol, now in its third year, is fast catching up as one of the most joyous experiences of the festive season.

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Old Vic Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Old Vic
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2019

Bringing you some Christmas merriment this lunch time, a selection of rehearsal photos have just been released for The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol, starring Paterson Joseph as Ebenezer Scrooge. Returning for its third year, the show begins previews on 23rd November and opens on the 4th December.

Casting Announced For The Old Vic's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Casting Announced For The Old Vic's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2019

The Old Vic have announced full casting for Matthew Warchus' big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens' immortal classic A Christmas Carol, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol returns on 4 December, with previews from 23 November.

2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop Photo 2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop
by Stephi Wild - 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.

Review Roundup: Rachel Chavkin Directs AN AMERICAN CLOCK At The Old Vic Photo Review Roundup: Rachel Chavkin Directs AN AMERICAN CLOCK At The Old Vic
by Review Roundups - Feb 15, 2019

Visionary director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Hadestown) presents Arthur Miller's ground-breaking play about hope, idealism and a nation's unwavering faith in capitalism, opening at The Old Vic on 13 February, with previews from 4 February.

BWW Review: THE AMERICAN CLOCK, Old Vic Photo BWW Review: THE AMERICAN CLOCK, Old Vic
by Louis Train - Feb 14, 2019

This new production of Arthur Miller's rarely-produced play, on now at the Old Vic, offers some emotional and aesthetic rewards, but misses more often than it hits.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE AMERICAN CLOCK at The Old Vic Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE AMERICAN CLOCK at The Old Vic
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2019

Visionary director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Hadestown) presents Arthur Miller's ground-breaking play about hope, idealism and a nation's unwavering faith in capitalism, opening at The Old Vic on 13 February, with previews from 4 February.

COME FROM AWAY Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows Photo COME FROM AWAY Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 2, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a hit Canadian musical to showbiz satire and a classic sitcom reborn, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording Photo Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording
by Kaitlin Milligan - 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.

Giles Terera Will Join the Cast of THE AMERICAN CLOCK at The Old Vic Photo Giles Terera Will Join the Cast of THE AMERICAN CLOCK at The Old Vic
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2018

The Old Vic today announces that Giles Terera (Hamilton) will be joining the cast of Arthur Miller's The American Clock directed by Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Hadestown) to play Robertson / Moe 3. He joins the previously announced cast Amber Aga, Paul Bentall, Greg Bernstein, Clare Burt, Flora Dawson, Abhin Galeya, Fred Haig, Jyuddah Jaymes, John Marquez, Francesca Mills, Taheen Modak, Christian Patterson, Golda Rosheuvel, Abdul Salis, Josie Walker and Ewan Wardrop.

Giles Terera Joins Cast of THE AMERICAN CLOCK at the Old Vic Photo Giles Terera Joins Cast of THE AMERICAN CLOCK at the Old Vic
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2018

The Daily Mail has reported that award-winning actor Giles Terera has joined the cast of the upcoming Old Vic production of Arthur Miller's The American Clock.

Full Casting Announced For THE AMERICAN CLOCK at the Old Vic Photo Full Casting Announced For THE AMERICAN CLOCK at the Old Vic
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2018

The Old Vic today announces initial casting for Arthur Miller's The American Clock. Visionary director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Hadestown) presents Arthur Miller's ground-breaking play about hope, idealism and a nation's unwavering faith in capitalism, with music by Justin Ellington.

Full Casting Announced For 2018's World Renowned From Page To Stage At Southwark Play Photo Full Casting Announced For 2018's World Renowned From Page To Stage At Southwark Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2018

With rehearsals starting today, the full cast has been announced for Aria Entertainment's prestigious festival of new musical theatre, From Page To Stage (FPTS), which returns with gusto for a 6th successful year from September 2018 at London's Southwark Playhouse. Jane Deitch has cast the 37-strong company, who will each star in one of the seven brand new musicals featured in the 2018 festival.

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!

Photo Flash: First Look At FOLLIES At The National Theatre! Photo Photo Flash: First Look At FOLLIES At The National Theatre!
by Marianka Swain - Sep 4, 2017

1971, New York. There's a party on the stage of the Weissman Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. See production pictures!

Stephen Sondheim to Visit National Theatre Ahead of FOLLIES Production Next Week Photo Stephen Sondheim to Visit National Theatre Ahead of FOLLIES Production Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Ahead of the NT's dazzling new production of Follies, multi-award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim talks to Jeremy Sams about his legendary musical on Tuesday 22 August, 6pm at Dorfman Theatre.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for FOLLIES at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

1971, New York. There's a party on the stage of the Weissman Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

National Theatre Announces June 2017-January 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

National Theatre has announced today the new season for June 2017 - January 2018. Take a look at the shows coming to the theatre!

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