TitleFollies
AuthorGoldman, James (book by)
Author TwoSondheim, Stephen (music and lyrics by)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night8/22/2017
Press Night9/6/2017
Closing Night1/3/2018
Performance Length2 hours, 15 minutes
AwardsBroadway World 2017 for Best Costume Design of a New Production of a Play or Musical (Vicki Mortimer)
Oliviers for Best Musical Revival, Best Costume Design (Vicki Mortimer)
Olivier nominations for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Tracie Bennett), Outstanding Achievement in Music, Best Theatre Choreographer (Bill Deamer), Best Musical Revival, Best Actress in a Musical (Imelda Staunton), Best Lighting Design (Paule Constable), Best Costume Design (Vicki Mortimer), Best Set Design (Vicki Mortimer), Best Director (Dominic Cooke)
Knight of Illuminations Awards for Lighting Design for a Musical (Paule Constable)
South Bank Sky Arts Awards for Theatre nomination
Knight of Illuminations Awards nomination for Lighting Design for a Musical (Paule Constable)
Number of Performances97
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE151078Raymond; GaryDimitri Weismann
ROLE151079Staunton; ImeldaSally Durant Plummer
ROLE151080Dee; JaniePhyllis Rogers Stone
ROLE151081Quast; PhilipBenjamin Stone
ROLE151082Forbes; PeterBuddy Plummer
ROLE151083Barstow; JosephineHeidi Schiller
ROLE151084Hope; DawnStella Deems
ROLE151085Grove; AdrianSam Deems / Understudy: Benjamin Stone / Understudy: Dimitri Weismann / Understudy: Theodore Whitman
ROLE151086Botcher; DiHattie Walker
ROLE151087Fitzgerald; GeraldineSolange LaFitte
ROLE151088Bennett; TracieCarlotta Campion
ROLE151089Atallah; NormaEmily Whitman
ROLE151090McLarnon; IanTV Interviewer / Understudy: Buddy Plummer / Understudy: Roscoe / Understudy: Sam Deems
ROLE151092Shaw; JordanKevin
ROLE151093Haig; FredYoung Buddy
ROLE151094Graham; BruceRoscoe
ROLE151095Strallen; ZiziYoung Phyllis
ROLE151096Young; AlexYoung Sally
ROLE151097Rhys-Charles; AdamYoung Ben
ROLE151098Boyle; BillyTheodore Whitman
ROLE151099Izen; LizDeedee West / Understudy: Sally Durant Plummer
ROLE151100Armstrong; JulieChristine Donovan / Understudy: Stella Deems / Understudy: Solange LaFitte / Understudy: Carlotta Campion
ROLE151101Page; GemmaSandra Cane / Understudy: Phyllis Rogers Stone / Understudy: Heidi Schiller
ROLE151102Langer; AlisonYoung Heidi
ROLE151103Hodnett; AimeeYoung Hattie / Understudy: Young Phyllis
ROLE151104Maxwell; Sarah-MarieYoung Solange
ROLE151105Parr; KateYoung Sandra
ROLE151106Tucker; ChristineYoung Deedee
ROLE151107Mollyneaux; LeishaYoung Stella
ROLE151108Langham; EmilyYoung Carlotta / Understudy: Young Sally
ROLE151109Eaton; AnouskaYoung Emily / Understudy: Young Heidi
ROLE151110Thompson; BarnabyYoung Theodore / Understudy: Young Buddy
ROLE151111Goodenough; EmilyYoung Christine / Understudy: Follies Girls
ROLE151112Ray; EdwinCameraman
ROLE151113Batt; JeremyEnsemble / Understudy: Chorus Boys
ROLE151114Vinsen; MichaelEnsemble / Understudy: Young Ben
ROLE151115Ewing; LizWeismann's PA / Understudy: Hattie Walker / Understudy: Emily Whitman / Understudy: Deedee West / Understudy: Christine Donovan / Understudy: Sandra Crane
ROLE130552Rossell; SteveDouble Bass
ROLE128388Robson; RachelViola
ROLE151116Carr; SimonWoodwind 3 (Tenor Sax / Oboe / Cor Anglais / Clarinet)
ROLE151117Skinner; ColinWoodwind 4 (Baritone Sax / Bassoon / Clarinet / Bass Clarinet)
ROLE151118Webb; HughHarp (from 13 November)
ROLE151119Lilley; NigelConductor
ROLE151120Whyte; JenniferPiano / Celeste
ROLE151121French; MattDrums / Percussion
ROLE151122Wright; BrianViolin (Leader)
ROLE151123Jacobs-Lim; TinaViolin
ROLE151124Hartley; JacquelineViolin
ROLE151125Roberts; GlesniViolin
ROLE151126Lander; RachaelCello
ROLE151127Davis; MikeWoodwind 1 (Alto Sax / 1st Flute / Piccolo / Alto Flute / Clarinet)
ROLE151128Chilton; JennieWoodwind 2 (Alto Sax / Flute / 1st Clarinet / Eb Clarinet)
ROLE151129Harries; OwainTrumpet 1
ROLE151130Philpott; SebastianTrumpet 2
ROLE151131Hopkin; DaveTrumpet 3
ROLE151132Traves; ChrisTrombone 1 / Bass Trombone
ROLE151133Anderson; RossTrombone 2
ROLE151134O'Reilly; RuthFrench Horn
ROLE151135Pay; CamillaHarp (until 13 November)
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE114008Sondheim; Stephen (1930-)Music and Lyrics
ROLE151091Goldman; JamesWriter
ROLE134206Cooke; DominicDirector
ROLE114595Mortimer; VickiDesigner
ROLE114204Tunick; JonathanOrchestrations
ROLE151136Lilley; NigelMusic Director
ROLE108347Constable; PauleLighting Designer
ROLE108080Groothuis; PaulSound Designer
ROLE144473Nelson; JeannetteCompany Voice Work
ROLE149692Dyer; PennyCompany Dialect Work
ROLE151137Hellyer; Matthew / MattAssociate Designer
ROLE151138Whyte; JenniferAssociate Music Director
ROLE144194Casey; RobAssociate Lighting Designer
ROLE150304Gettins; ChristineProject Producer
ROLE139106Leaver; JimProduction Manager
ROLE147157Sparrow; JacobCasting
ROLE112898Spon; WendyCasting
ROLE130859Marsland; DavidStage Manager
ROLE138975Taylor; RuthDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE110255Connop; IanAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE150524Pavelkov√°; GeorgiaAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE150525Lee; TomDeputy Production Manager
ROLE140015Gage; JefProject Draughting
ROLE138492Morris; EmmaProject Draughting
ROLE141561Radley-Bennett; DanielDigital Art
ROLE107893Bohan; IreneCostume Supervisor
ROLE133573Johnson; HelenCostume Supervisor
ROLE144824Holmes; SarahCostume Buyer
ROLE151139Trickett; HannahCostume Buyer
ROLE140952Brandman; AdeleWigs, Hair and Make-up Supervisor
ROLE147102Kasim; KimWigs, Hair & Make-up Supervisor
ROLE130966Lake; ChrisProp Supervisor
ROLE144078Willis; SianProp Buyer
ROLE145432Turnbull; JeremyLighting Supervisor
ROLE140703Charlton; HenriLighting Programmer
ROLE147164Eldridge; TerryOrchestral Management
ROLE139979Shahan; RockyOrchestral Management
ROLE151140Jackson; DanAdditional Rehearsal Pianist
ROLE151141Rapps; AndyAdditional Rehearsal Pianist
ROLE140807Caplen; AlexProduction Sound Engineer
ROLE140808Roebuck; JonasSound Operator
ROLE151142Hall; ElayneSound No.2
ROLE140705Gosling; Richard W CStage Supervisor
ROLE151143Bernard; RoyKey Person
ROLE145648Tarr; RichardRigging Supervisor
ROLE147381Weir; DuncanAutomation
ROLE140717Cotton; DaveConstruction Supervisor
ROLE146680Ennis; DainaScenic Art Supervisor
ROLE147650Kier; SarahScenic Art Supervisor
ROLE130335Persson; JohanProduction Photographer
ROLE151144Deamer; BillChoreography
ROLE151145Skilbeck; NicholasMusic Supervisor
ROLE151146Clayton; JoshOrchestrations with
ROLE151147Cruikshanks; Kylie AnneAssociate Choreographer
ROLE151148Seymour; JoshStaff Director
ROLE151149Cupples; MaddieDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE151150Easton; OscarAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE151151Hornett; MikeMusic Preparation
ROLE151152Horsburgh; HannahOrchestral Management
ROLE151153Jewell; JackVideo Supervisor
Catalogue
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RNT/SM/1/892eFollies2017Prompt Scripts
RNT/SM/1/892fFollies2017Prompt Scripts
RNT/SM/1/892dFollies2017Prompt Scripts
RNT/PP/5/508Follies2017Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/1161Follies2017Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/2/15/24Follies2017NT Live Posters
RNT/D/1/2/43Follies16 November 2017NT Live Camera Scripts
RNT/PP/1/3/342Follies2017Olivier Programmes
RNT/PR/3/920Follies2017Production Photographs
PC/1/149Follies2017Set Photographs
RNT/PL/3/1557Janie Dee and Philip Quast on Follies14 September 2017Platforms Audio Recordings
RNT/PL/3/1561Dominic Cooke on Follies18 October 2017Platforms Audio Recordings
RNT/PL/3/1568Josephine Barstow and Tracie Bennett on Follies18 December 2017Platforms Audio Recordings
RNT/W/1/1/14aFollies2017Wigs, Hair and Make-Up Production Files
RNT/D/1/1/69Follies16 November 2017NT Live Broadcast Recordings
RNT/W/1/1/14bFollies2017Wigs, Hair and Make-Up Production Files
RNT/PP/2/3/366Follies22 August 2017Olivier Posters
RNT/CO/5/48Follies2017Costume Descriptions
RNT/PR/4/2/51Follies2017Press NT Live Broadcast Review Files
RNT/SM/1/892cFollies 2017Prompt Scripts
RNT/SM/1/892aFollies2017Prompt Scripts
RNT/SM/1/892bFollies2017Prompt Scripts
RNT/SM/1/892gFollies2017Prompt Scripts
RNT/CO/2/37Follies2017Costume Photographs
RNT/E/6/3/11Staging Sondheim's Follies28 November 2017Talks and Events Audio Recordings
RNT/E/6/5/63The Works of Stephen Sondheim3 November 2017Talks and Events Programmes
RNT/PR/4/8/375June 2017-Jan 2018 Announcement2017-2018Press General Review Files
RNT/AE/1/2/529Stephen Sondheim on Follies22 August 2017Platform Video Recordings
RNT/AE/1/2/535Peter Forbes and Imelda Staunton on Follies11 December 2017Platform Video Recordings
RNT/PR/2/5/733'Follies' Full Casting9 June 2017Press Releases 2010-2019
RNT/PR/2/5/772'Follies' Production PhotosSeptember 2017Press Releases 2010-2019
RNT/PR/2/5/780'Follies' Platforms1 November 2017Press Releases 2010-2019
RNT/PR/2/5/784Winter 2017 at the NT27 November 2017Press Releases 2010-2019
RNT/PR/2/5/937'Follies' Cast Recording Available in the NT Bookshop17th May 2019Press Releases 2010-2019
RNT/SM/2/4/245Follies2017-2018Olivier Show Reports
RNT/E/6/5/67Creating Costume for Follies15 November 2017Talks and Events Programmes
RNT/E/6/5/69History of the Ziegfeld Follies24 November 2017Talks and Events Programmes
RNT/E/6/5/71Staging Sondheim28 November 2017Talks and Events Programmes
RNT/CO/1/783aFollies2019Costume Department Production Files
RNT/CO/1/783bFollies2019Costume Department Production Files
RNT/CO/1/783cFollies2019Costume Department Production Files
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