REVIEW: Sondheim on Sondheim, Royal Festival Hall ✭✭✭✭✭

Sondheim on Sondheim Royal Festival Hall

Mark Ludmon reviews the new London production of the Sondheim on Sondheim revue at the Royal Festival Hall Sondheim on Sondheim Royal Festival Hall 16 March 2018 Five stars Even the most lavish musical productions in the West End may stretch to only 20 musicians, with most having far fewer, so a one-off staging of Broadway hit Sondheim on Sondheim with the BBC Concert Orchestra was a … Read more

Sondheim’s Follies to return to the National Theatre in 2019

Stephen Sondheim's Follies at National Theatre

Stephen Sondheim’s musical Follies is to return to the National Theatre in 2019. Following a critically acclaimed run in 2017-18, Stephen Sondheim and James Golman’s musical Follies is to return to the National Theatre in 2019. Casting and production dates will be announced in the near future. The production recently won two awards at the London’s Critic’s Circle Theatre Awards for Dominic Cooke (Best Director) … Read more

Mel Giedroyc joins the cast of Stephen Sondheim’s Company at the Gielgud Theatre

Mel Giedroyc joins the cast of Company at the Gieldgud Theatre

Mel Giedroyc will join the cast of Marianne Elliott’s upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical Company at the Gielgud Theatre. Mel Giedroyc is to play  Sarah joining Rosalie Craig as Bobbi and Broadway’s Patti LuPone as Joanne when Company opens at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018.  This production sees the central role of Bobby re-imagined as Bobbi, the first time … Read more

REVIEW: Follies, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

Stephen Sondheim's Follies at National Theatre

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 Paris, and into the area which principally concerns this epic … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Stephen Sondheim’s Follies at the National Theatre

Stephen Sondheim's Follies at National Theatre

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 about themselves. Follies features a book by James Goldman, music … Read more

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