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Follies - 2017 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann 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.

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2 hours and thirty minutes, with one intermission

National Theatre (Olivier)


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Follies Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Follies have their been?
Follies has had 20 productions including Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, US Tour which opened in 1972, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Regional (US) which opened in 1983, Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 1987, Regional (US) which opened in 1988, Los Angeles which opened in 1990, Regional (US) which opened in 1995, West End which opened in 1996, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2001, London Fringe which opened in 2002, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Washington, DC (Regional) which opened in 2011, Broadway which opened in 2011, West End which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.

What other awards has Follies been nominated for?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Vicki Mortimer, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Dominic Cooke, Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Bill Deamer, Blue-i Theatre Technology Award For Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Vicki Mortimer, Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Nicholas SkilbeckOutstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Nigel Lilley and White Light Award For Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Paule Constable.

What other awards has Follies won?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Vicki Mortimer Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Dominic Cooke Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Bill Deamer Blue-i Theatre Technology Award For Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Vicki Mortimer Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Nicholas Skilbeck Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Nigel Lilley White Light Award For Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Paule Constable.

What productions of Follies have their been?
Follies has had 20 productions including Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, US Tour which opened in 1972, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Regional (US) which opened in 1983, Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 1987, Regional (US) which opened in 1988, Los Angeles which opened in 1990, Regional (US) which opened in 1995, West End which opened in 1996, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2001, London Fringe which opened in 2002, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Washington, DC (Regional) which opened in 2011, Broadway which opened in 2011, West End which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.

What awards has Follies been nominated for?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Vicki Mortimer, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Dominic Cooke, Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Bill Deamer, Blue-i Theatre Technology Award For Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Vicki Mortimer, Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Nicholas SkilbeckOutstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Nigel Lilley and White Light Award For Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Paule Constable.

What awards has Follies won?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Vicki Mortimer Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Dominic Cooke Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Bill Deamer Blue-i Theatre Technology Award For Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Vicki Mortimer Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Nicholas Skilbeck Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Nigel Lilley White Light Award For Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Paule Constable.

What is the order of songs in Follies and what's the order?
Beautiful Girls
Don't Look at Me
Waiting for the Girls Upstairs
Listen to the Rain on the Roof
Ah, Paris!
Broadway Baby
The Road You Didn't Take
Bolero d'Amour
In Buddy's Eyes
Who's That Woman?
I'm Still Here
Too Many Mornings
The Right Girl
One More Kiss
Could I Leave You?
Loveland [i]
You're Gonna Love Tomorrow
Love Will See Us Through
The God-Why-Don't-You-Love-Me-Blues
Losing My Mind
The Story of Lucy and Jessie
Live, Laugh, Love
Opening Montage
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Bring on the Girls
Can That Boy Fox Trot!
It Wasn't Meant to Happen
Pleasant Little Kingdom
That Old Piano Roll
The World's Full of Boys/The World's Full of Girls
In Someone's Eyes
Uptown, Downtown
Little White House
Who Could Be Blue?
Country House
Social Dancing
Loveland [ii]
Ah, But Underneath
Make the Most of Your Music
Overture
Don't Look At Me
Waiting For The Girls Upstairs
Ah, Paris!
The Road You Didn't Take
In Buddy's Eyes
Who's That Woman?
I'm Still Here
Too Many Mornings
The Right Girl
One More Kiss
Could I Leave You?
You're Gonna Love Tomorrow
Buddy's Blues
Losing My Mind
Lucy And Jessie
Live, Laugh, Love

What productions of Follies have there been?
Follies has had 20 productions including Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, US Tour which opened in 1972, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Regional (US) which opened in 1983, Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 1987, Regional (US) which opened in 1988, Los Angeles which opened in 1990, Regional (US) which opened in 1995, West End which opened in 1996, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2001, London Fringe which opened in 2002, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Washington, DC (Regional) which opened in 2011, Broadway which opened in 2011, West End which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.