FOLLIES IN CONCERT
28 April 2015
Directed by Craig Revel Horwood
With The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra
Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Little Night Music) and Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart, The Girl From U.N.C.L.E) with Alistair Brammer (Miss Saigon, War Horse, Les Misérables) and Laura Pitt-Pulford (The Sound Of Music, Marry Me A Little, The Light Princess) join the previously announced Christine Baranski (Into The Woods, The Good Wife, Mamma Mia), Anita Dobson (EastEnders, Chicago) Anita Harris (Carry On Doctor & Follow That Camel, Cats), Ruthie Henshall (original Roxy in Chicago, Les Misérables), Roy Hudd (Fagan in Oliver!, Coronation Street, Good Old Days) and Russell Watson (the UK’s best selling classical artist ever; winner of four Classical BRIT awards), in Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.
With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Goldman, FOLLIES, in Concert, will be directed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood, with choreography by Andrew Wright and musical direction by Gareth Valentine.
Voted in the Top Ten of BBC Radio 2's The Nation's Number One Essential Musical, FOLLIES tells the story of the former showgirls of the Ziegfeld Follies, amidst a wealth of well-known songs, including Losing My Mind, Broadway Baby and I’m Still Here.