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A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created.brbrThe time is 1971, and theatrical impresario Dimitri Weissmann (famous for his garish Weissmann Follies of yesteryear) hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant '20s, '30s and '40s pastiche numbers that have become every bit as famous as their models: "Losing My Mind," "I'm Still Here" and "Broadway Baby," to name a few. Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present and come face to face with the future.brbrSurreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart-wrenching and epic in scope, "Follies" uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naivete in the post-Kennedy years. It is a showcase for powerful dramatic actors, featuring a large cast rich in character, which provides opportunities for seasoned older performers.

Closing: October 01, 1972

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020
Liz Callaway: Home for the Holidays is a magical concert that can be viewed from the comfort of your home! On Friday, December 11, 2020 at 7 p.m., Tony nominee and Emmy winner Liz Callaway will perform a mix of holiday favorites and beloved Broadway showtunes with stories about the holidays and her career.
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Patti Murin and Colin Donnell's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2020
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by Nicole Rosky - Nov 28, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2020
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by Cristina Martinez - Nov 27, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2020
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by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 25, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2020
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2021
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by Matt Wolf - Jan 10, 2021
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by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 9, 2020
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by Nicole Rosky - Dec 8, 2020
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by Nicole Rosky - Dec 8, 2020
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by Student Blogger: Bea Mienik - Dec 7, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2020
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by Nicole Rosky - Dec 5, 2020
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by Nicole Rosky - Dec 4, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020
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by Nicole Rosky - Dec 16, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2020
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