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4.7 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from olgaw
Red Velvet 49 events 5 reviews

Superb performances--solid acting, dancing, singing, and orchestra.

reviewed Oct 11 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Gregory Colombe
21 events 8 reviews

I have seen Follies several times over the past thirty years. This production at the Shakespeare Rep was the best ever! What a wonderful cast -- terrific voices and acting. Great set and costumes....and a fantastic orchestra. All elements...continued

reviewed Oct 07 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Jazziecat
15 events 2 reviews

The CST Follies is quite wonderful. Please remember I have never seen the play just the TV extravaganza so the smaller scale does not grate like it might for some. I imagine that from the writing I have read there many, many more ghosts.

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reviewed Oct 04 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“One of the most anticipated shows of the year.” —Chicago Tribune
“If you see one musical a season, this is The One.”_ —Chicago Magazine_

Description

book by James Goldman • music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

directed by Gary Griffin produced originally on Broadway by Harold Prince

orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

by special arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh

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Follies__ soars in Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin’s exhilarating new production, featuring a company of over 40 actors and musicians. The dynamic setting of CST’s intimate Courtyard Theater brings audience members closer than ever into the legendary “Weismann Follies” company—whose reunion uncovers ghostly illusions from the past amidst the startling realities of the present. The Broadway premiere garnered seven Tony Awards, including Best Score, and engendered the classic standards “I’m Still Here,” “Losing My Mind” and “Broadway Baby.”

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