Follies (NT Live Screening)

@ Gala Theatre and Cinema

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16 November 2017

7.00pm

£15 (£13 concession), £10 Gala Members

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to Gala.

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.

Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, it’s directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors).

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

Please note: this event takes place during Lumiere 2017. Large areas of the city will be closed down, and as a consequence roads and car parks will be extremely busy from 4.00pm onwards. Please leave enough time to arrive at the venue for the 7.00pm start.

Venue
Gala Theatre and Cinema
Millennium Place
Durham
DH1 1WA

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