Marianne Elliott will direct a new production of Company, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s award-winning musical at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018 for a limited season. This production will be ground-breaking with the leading role of Bobby being re-imagined as a woman (Bobbi)! At Bobbi’s 35th birthday party all her friends are wondering […]
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Follies National Theatre, 8th September 2017 5 Stars Book Follies Tickets Folly is an interesting concept: it has fascinated the western mind all the way from Erasmus of Rotterdam’s philosphical contemplation, through the artificial landscaping constructions that adorn the estates of Stowe and Stourhead, Ermenonville and Versailles, to the variety entertainments of late 19th century […]
Enjoy Johan Persson’s gorgeous first look production photos of Follies at the Olivier Theatre. 1971, New York. There’s a party on the stage of the Weissman 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 […]
For those who didn’t see Sunday In The Park With George, then all I can say is, please – if you can – try and find time to see the productions of this astonishing young company. Your life will not be the same again.
Overall Candide is highly entertaining and a superb demonstration of the brilliance and beauty of Bernstein’s music.
West Side Story with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by a then-aspiring young lyricist (although he wanted to write both music and lyrics) Stephen Sondheim is one of the truly great musicals of all time. In taking Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and transposing its story to the gang culture and […]
Attend The Tale to find out how a Victorian penny dreadful became the subject of a play by Christopher Bond which caught the eye of one Stephen Sondheim. Taken with the tale of revenge on a grand and gruesome scale Sondheim started work on what would become the 1979 musical thriller Sweeney Todd – The […]
The musical performances in Anyone Can Whistle will please people who like brilliantly written songs, and they will fire the imagination of anyone who hears them to imagine another, better, story to tell around them.