Follies Tickets

£21-£72

Theatre Information

National Theatre (Olivier) (London, )
(Waterloo) South Bank
London,

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission

Mondays: 7:30pm
Tuesdays: 7:30pm
Wednesdays: 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Thursdays: 7:30pm
Fridays: 7:30pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm and 7:30pm
After a sold-out run, Follies, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, returns in 2019.

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.

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical includes such classic songs as Broadway Baby, I’m Still Here and Losing My Mind.
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Song Insights: 'I'm Still Here', FOLLIES Song Insights: 'I'm Still Here', FOLLIES
by Rona Kelly - April 17, 2019

Taking us through the gamuts A to Z of 'I'm Still Here', Tracie Bennett and Nigel Lilley breakdown the demands, delivery and tiny details of the number. (more...)

Song Insights: 'Buddy's Blues', FOLLIES Song Insights: 'Buddy's Blues', FOLLIES
by Rona Kelly - April 6, 2019

Hello folks, we're into the Follies! To kick off the new Follies Song Insights, we're looking at the song that kicks off the Follies-style numbers which close the show: 'Buddy's Blues', with Buddy himself Peter Forbes and music director Nigel Lilley. (more...)

BWW Interview: Nigel Lilley Talks FOLLIES BWW Interview: Nigel Lilley Talks FOLLIES
by Rona Kelly - April 3, 2019

Nigel Lilley serves as Music Director, part of a team who have worked alongside Stephen Sondheim and Jonathan Tunick on this production. Taking us back to his early experiences of Sondheim, Nigel also shares what it means to work with him and Jonathan today. (more...)

The National Theatre to Host A Conversation with Stephen Sondheim The National Theatre to Host A Conversation with Stephen Sondheim
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2019

On Friday 29 March, 6.10pm - 6.50pm, at the Olivier Theatre, the National Theatre will host Stephen Sondheim in conversation to accompany the currently running production of Follies. (more...)

CD Review: FOLLIES, 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording CD Review: FOLLIES, 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording
by Marianka Swain - March 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. (more...)

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

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

Photo Flash: First Look at National Theatre's FOLLIES Photo Flash: First Look at National Theatre's FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - February 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. (more...)

BWW Album Review: FOLLIES (2018 National Theatre Cast Recording) Touches the Sublime BWW Album Review: FOLLIES (2018 National Theatre Cast Recording) Touches the Sublime
by David Clarke - January 19, 2019

Once one of the costliest flops in Broadway history, Follies is now highly regarded as a true classic in musical theater canon. The well-reviewed National Theatre revival, which ran through January 3, 2018, is scheduled to return to the West End this spring, and the sumptuously lush Follies (2018 National Theatre Cast Recording) is now available digitally. (more...)