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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.

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Follies Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Follies been nominated for?
Best Costume Design for Theoni V. AldredgeBest Orchestrations for Jonathan Tunick and Best Revival of a Musical for Roundabout Theatre Company.

What other awards has Follies been nominated for?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Jonathan Tunick, Outstanding Revival - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Follies, Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Kathleen MarshallOutstanding Costume Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Theoni V. Aldredge and Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What other awards has Follies won?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Jonathan Tunick and Outstanding Revival - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Follies Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Kathleen Marshall Outstanding Costume Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Theoni V. Aldredge Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What awards has Follies been nominated for?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Jonathan Tunick, Outstanding Revival - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Follies, Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Kathleen MarshallOutstanding Costume Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Theoni V. Aldredge and Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What awards has Follies won?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Jonathan Tunick and Outstanding Revival - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Follies Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Kathleen Marshall Outstanding Costume Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Theoni V. Aldredge Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What songs are 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 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.