Sondheim in San Francisco
Winner of seven Tony Awards on its original release almost four decades ago, this Stephen Sondheim-penned classic features two couples rehashing past times and favorite songs amid the crumbling magnificence of their old theater. With direction by Bill English and book by James Goldman, find out why The New York Times hailed this as 'one of the greatest musicals ever written'!
What is Follies about?
The story of faded musical revue stars gathering for one last hurrah, this witty commentary on the theatrical form features some of Sondheim's best-known numbers including 'Losing My Mind,' 'I'm Still Here,' and 'Broadway Baby.' Set in 1971, our cast of characters include former impresario Dimitri Weissmann and his cast of former 'follies' girls. As they reminisce about their many memorable nights at a theatre which is about to be torn down, they also delve into the personal histories, exposing some very uneasy truths.