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Very rarely does a show come along that receives unanimous praise and adulation, after all, appealing to the wide ranging tastes of both audience and critics is a tough ask. The National Theatre's production of FOLLIES however, is one of those shows! It's been ages since we've seen such glowing reviews pouring in from far and wide and it's great to see the Sondheim classic 1971 musical still feels as fresh as ever! You can't be a true musical theatre lover without a bit of Sondheim, and we reckon FOLLIES is the perfect way to clock in a few hours of one of the greatest American composers...We've rounded up the best reviews and features so you can get your FOLLIES fix all in one place!

15 Aug

We reckon it's going to be one of the biggest shows of the season, but the National Theatre's run of FOLLIES has just become even more exciting! On Tuesday 22 August, the man himself, Stephen Sondheim will chat to Jeremy Sams about the legendary musical, chocked full of StageFaves from Imelda Staunton to Janie Dee. It's in the Dorfman so tickets are extremely limited, but you can enter a ballot to win the chance to get them...sign us up right now!

09 Jun

Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES makes its National Theatre debut in September, care of director Dominic Cooke. Who'll be joining Imelda Staunton, Philip Quast, Janie Dee and other previously announced principals in the 37-strong cast...

06 Apr

The National Theatre is assembling a cast of 37 (accompanied by an orchestra of 21) for Dominic Cooke's major revival of Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES. In addition to Philip Quast, Imelda Staunton, Janie Dee and Tracie Bennett, many more #StageFaves have now been confirmed...

30 Jan

To celebrate HAMILTON public booking opening today we've got the the third and final part of our countdown of great new musicals coming to London in 2017! Make 2017 your #YearofTheatre...

27 Jan

As part of the National Theatre's announcement of its wide-ranging plans for the next year, there are two productions that are cause for major excitement amongst musical lovers: a star-studded revival of Sondheim's FOLLIES and a world premiere stage adaptation of PINOCCHIO directed by John Tiffany (Once, Harry Potter)...

11 Oct

A whole bunch of stuff was announced today by the National Theatre for its 2017 season but for #StageFaves fans there's only one headline: Sondheim classic FOLLIES will be staged at the NT for the first time with a cast led by Imelda Staunton, Philip Quast and Janie Dee...