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One of the first of Sondheim's collaborations with Harold Prince, an homage to the follies.

Story: The follies girls gather at the Weismann Theatre on the eve of its demolition to relive follies from their past and make new ones along the way.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Librettist: James Goldman

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Winter Garden Theatre
Opening Night: Apr 4, 1971
Total Performances: 522
Original Cast: Alexis Smith, Dorothy Collins, Gene Nelson, John McMartin, Yvonne de Carlo
Director: Harold Prince and Michael Bennett
Choreographer: Michael Bennett
Musical Director: Harold Hastings
Orchestrations: Jonathan Tunick
Scenic Design: Boris Aronson
Costume Design: Florence Klotz
Lighting Design: Tharon Musser

2001 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Belasco Theatre
Opening Night: Apr 5, 2001
Total Performances: 117
Original Cast: Blythe Danner Phyllis, Gregory Harrison, Judith Ivey, Treat Williams, Polly Bergen, Marge Champion, Betty Garrett, Joan Roberts, Donald Saddler, Jane White, Carol Woods, Louis Zorich
Director: Matthew Warchus
Choreographer: Kathleen Marshall
Musical Director: Eric Stern
Orchestrations: Jonathan Tunick
Scenic Design: Mark Thompson
Costume Design: Theoni V. Aldredge
Lighting Design: Hugh Vanstone

2011 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Marquis Theatre
Opening Night: Aug 7, 2011
Original Cast: Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, Elaine Paige, Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil, Don Correia, Terri White, Rosalind Elias, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Michael Hayes, Susan Watson, Florence Lacey, David Sabin, Frederick Strother
Director: Eric Schaeffer
Choreographer: Warren Carlyle
Scenic Design: Derek McLane
Costume Design: Gregg Barnes
Sound Design: Kai Harada
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz

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