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Follies is a superb musical that has been around for many years and that has been watched by thousands not only in the US but all over the world. This amazing musical has lyrics and music being the work of Stephen Sondheim whereas the musical's book is the world of James Goldman. This fantastic musical features a unique and amazing story that focuses upon an old Broadway theater where a reunion is taking place. This reunion involves a group of old performers of the musical, Weismann's Follies. Thus, the various actors and actresses meet up and perform the musical. It mainly follows the stories of two of the couples Buddy with Sally and Benjamin with Phyllis where both the girls are showgirls and Buddy is a salesman. It involves an intricate love story, affairs while in marriage and an unhappy marriage for both the leading lady. Thus, if you are looking for an amazing musical that is a Broadway classic with many awards to its name, simply get hold of these Follies tickets and go watch this superb musical for a wonderful time.
This awesome musical was first performed back in 1971 under the direction of Michael Bennett and Harold Prince. Soon after its first shows, it was awarded with eleven different Tony Awards and went on to win seven Tony Awards. Since then, this amazing musical has been revived and performed many times at many venues all over the world. It is also responsible for its legendary music as many of its songs have now become standards. These songs include the hit tracks, Broadway Baby, Too Many Mornings, I'm Still Here, Could I Leave You? and Losing My Mind. This amazing musical has also seen hundreds of performances and thousands of viewers with each viewer coming out of the theater having gained something and praising this musical.
The musical itself was inspired by an actual event that took place back in the sixties. This was a reunion of former showgirls who were part of the Ziegfeld Follies that was taking place as informed by the New York Times and creators, Richard Rogers and James Goldman were inspired by this to write down the story of the musical. It was first titled as The Girls Upstairs after which the name was changed to Follies. Thus, this amazing musical follows the stories of two former married showgirls, Phyllis and Sally, as they meet up at a Broadway theater to perform a reunion performance. It follows their married lives and how they are unhappy with them as well as tells us about the affair of one of the husbands and how one of the showgirls is still deeply in love with her friend's husband.
In terms of awards, Follies has won seven Drama Desk Awards out of as many nominations, eleven Tony Award nominations, seven Tony Awards, two Laurence Olivier Award nominations, one Laurence Olivier Award, three Drama Desk Award nominations and five Tony Award nominations. All in all, it promises to be a truly captivating musical filled with an emotional and heart wrenching story. It is therefore a must see musical and all that is needed are Follies tickets for you and your loved ones to watch this musical, live, on stage.
Featuring the lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim, Follies is a Tony and Drama Desk Award winning musical that comes to you once again around this time of the year. The plot of the musical revolves around an old Broadway Theatre that is scheduled to be demolished and a reunion that is expected to be held in that very theatre. The reunion expects to reunite the former performed of a musical revue called Follies, which used to play in that theatre before the World War broke out. Among all the characters are the two couples of Benjamin and Phyllis Rogers Stone, and Buddy and Sally Durant Plummer.
The plot of Follies the musical mainly revolves around these two couples. According to the plot of the musical, both of these couples are very unhappy with their married life, due to which they start having a secret life. Sally and Benjamin still share their feelings of affection that they've had for years, while Buddy, who is a sales person, starts having an affair with some other girl. Back in the day, Sally and Phyllis used to be show girls on Follies and perform some of their old numbers during the musical.
This award winning musical is one work of art that is worth seeing, so grab your Follies tickets and get ready to be amazed.