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book by James Goldman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim National Theatre Encore Screening Age Guidance 12A
3 November 2021 Salisbury Playhouse, Main House


Wednesday 3 November at 7.30pm

National Theatre Encore screening


Book by James Goldman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical was directed by Dominic Cooke and filmed live on stage at the National Theatre in 2017.

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.

Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim’s previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George


★★★★★ 'Jaw-droppingly great.' Independent
★★★★★ 'Unmissable. Razzmatazz, poignancy and cracking songs.' Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ 'Imelda Staunton is unforgettable in Sondheim’s showbiz stunner.' Guardian


Please note, this production contains strobe lighting

Tickets and times

  • Wednesday 3rd November