Broadway Follies 1981

Opened: March 15, 1981
Closing: March 15, 1981

Broadway Follies - 1981 - Broadway History , Info & More

Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)
208 W. 41st St. New York, NY 10036

An evening of vaudeville comprised of internationally recruited acts.

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Stephen Sondheim's Connecticut Home Sells for $3.25 Million
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2024

The home of late Broadway icon Stephen Sondheim, which BroadwayWorld previously reported was for sale, has sold for $3.25 million. Learn more!

Over 200 Lots of Stephen Sondheim Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2024

 Doyle will be auctioning the Collection of Stephen Sondheim on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 10am. Learn more about the auction and about Stephen Sondheim.

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC And More Announced for Mainstage Irving-las Colinas 2024-2025 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2024

Discover the exciting new 24-25 season lineup from MainStage Irving-Las Colinas. Get a sneak peek into the captivating performances and theatrical experiences that await you this season.

Bernadette Peters & Lea Salonga Will Lead STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS in LA and on Broadway
by Joshua Wright - Apr 8, 2024

Center Theatre Group (CTG) announced today the North American premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends, starring Bernadette Peters (Gypsy, Annie Get Your Gun) and Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Here Lies Love), and directed by Sir Matthew Bourne (Swan Lake, My Fair Lady), playing at the Ahmanson Theatre from February 8—March 9, 2025. 

Video: Sierra Boggess & Derrick Davis Sing 'Come Spirit Come Charm' at Lucy Simon Tribute
by Lauren Hilton - Mar 26, 2024

Broadway stars came together last night to pay tribute to the life & work of Grammy Winner and Tony Nominee, Lucy Simon, at Joe's Pub. Watch as Sierra Boggess & Derrick Davis sing 'Come Spirit Come Charm.'

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld March 22, 2024
by - Mar 22, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is March 22, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Review: BYE BYE BIRDIE at the Haines City Theatre
by Peter Nason - Mar 2, 2024

HCT is a small theatre with a big heart, and their production spotlights the show's strengths and weaknesses.

Laura Benanti, Sierra Boggess, and More Will Pay Tribute to Lucy Simon at Joe's Pub
by Stephi Wild - Feb 29, 2024

Broadway stars will honor the work and life of Grammy Winner and Tony Nominee, Lucy Simon next month at Joe's Pub. The performance is set for Monday, March 25th at 7:00pm. Learn more about the performance and find out who will perform here!

PACIFIC OVERTURES, World Premieres & More Set for East West Players 2024 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2024

East West Players has unveiled its the 2024 Season. See full programming and lear how to purchase tickets!

South Bay Musical Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, January 27 �" February 17
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2024

A half-century after its triumphant Broadway debut, South Bay Musical Theatre will present the timeless classic A Little Night Music, featuring haunting and humorous music by the late great Stephen Sondheim, with a book by Hugh Wheeler.

Betty Buckley to Return to Joe's Pub for Six Shows in May 2024
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2023

Betty Buckley is set to return to Joe's Pub this spring. Learn more details and see how to purchase tickets!

Photos: RED BUCKET FOLLIES Raises $4,553,203 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2023

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded variety show, performed December 4 and 5, 2023, honored 46 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies that participated in fall fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. See photos from the show below!

Stephen Sondheim's Manhattan Townhouse Sells To Fan For $7M
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2023

Stephen Sondheim's Manhattan home has been sold to a Sondheim fan!

How Often Do Broadway Flops Return as a Hit?
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This time, the reader question was: With Merrily We Roll Along back on Broadway as a hit, how many musicals are flops in their original Broadway production and then return as smashes?

Betty Buckley Joins the Cast of Blumhouse Horror Film IMAGINARY
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Broadway veteran Betty Buckley has joined the cast of upcoming Blumhouse horror film, 'Imaginary.' Buckley and Tom Payne round out the cast, alongside Taegen Burns, Pyper Braun, Matthew Sato, and Veronica Falcón. 

Stephen Sondheim's Connecticut Home Now For Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2023

The Connecticut home of the legendary Stephen Sondheim is now for sale. See details about the home of the late Broadway icon.

Review Roundup: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Revival Officially Opens; What Did the Critics Think?
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2023

Read the reviews for the revival of Merrily We Roll Along, which officially opens tonight, following Sunday night's opening celebration!

Interview: Tommi Rose on LA CAGE Reigniting His Career & Passion
by Gil Kaan - Oct 1, 2023

La Cage, an immersive variety show inspired by the La Cage Aux Folles nightclub (which opened in 1981 on La Cienega Blvd) will launch the Hollywood Roosevelt’s iconic Cinegrill Theatre October 5, 2023, and then run every Friday through January 19, 2024. Original La Cage member Tommi Rose steps into the formidable emcee heels of the La Cage Aux Folles nightclub drag legend James 'Gypsy' Haake in this new re-imagined La Cage!

Hello, Gorgeous: FUNNY GIRL is Produced for the First Time in Brazil
by Claudio Erlichman - Sep 13, 2023

Funny Girl gets a Brazilian production directed by Barchilon, starring Giulia Nadruz and Eriberto Leao as protagonists. With score by J. Styne, and lyrics by B. Merrill, the semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of comedian and Broadway star Fanny Brice, featuring her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein.

James Monroe Iglehart, Michael Urie, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Lead SPAMALOT; Ethan Slater & Christopher Fitzgerald Join Cast
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 9, 2023

The court of the St. James Theatre has assembled! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT has just announced its cast and we have the full list!

Theatre By The Sea to Host 90th Anniversary BIG BARN BASH
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 13, 2023

In celebration of 90 years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney have announced a Big Barn Bash featuring TBTS alumni, which will take place at the historic barn theatre on Monday, August 21, 2023.

Photos/Video: Go Inside Stephen Sondheim's $7M Manhattan Townhouse
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 11, 2023

Stephen Sondheim's Manhattan home is now for sale. The 7 bedroom, 3 bath townhouse in East Midtown has been listed by Michael J. Franco at Compass for $7M. 

Who Will Win at the 2023 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2023

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will take home the ultimate prize at the 2023 Tony Awards? We're breaking it down.

Legends Are in the House: The 2023 Chita Rivera Awards
by James Blinken - May 25, 2023

Chita danced onto the stage at the Skirball Center to present the Chita Rivera Lifetime Achievement Award to her friend and collaborator, 96-year-old John Kander.

Trinity Rep Presents SWEENEY TODD
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2023

Trinity Repertory Company concludes its 2022-23 Season with the award-winning musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Hugh Wheeler. Directed by Curt Columbus, Sweeney Todd runs at Trinity Rep in the Dowling Theater from May 25 through June 25, 2023.


What productions of Broadway Follies have there been?
Broadway Follies has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1981 and Broadway which opened in 1981.