Follies

Musical - Revival

Belasco Theatre

  • First Preview: March 8, 2001
  • Opening Date: April 5, 2001
  • Closing Date: July 14, 2001
  • Previews: 31
  • Performances: 117

Book: James Goldman

Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Music: Stephen Sondheim

Synopsis

The Weismann Follies showgirls reunite before their old theatre is torn down, singing and dancing their old numbers and confronting past regrets and misplaced hopes, in Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's look at the decay of American show business and the dangers of living in the past.

 

Opening Night Cast

Blythe Danner in Follies Blythe Danner Phyllis Rogers Stone
Gregory Harrison in Follies Gregory Harrison Benjamin Stone
Judith Ivey in Follies Judith Ivey Sally Durant Plummer
Treat Williams Buddy Plummer
Polly Bergen in Follies Polly Bergen Carlotta Campion
Marge Champion Emily Whitman
Betty Garrett in Follies Betty Garrett Hattie Walker
Joan Roberts in Follies Joan Roberts Heidi Schiller
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Opening Night Production Credits

James Goldman James Goldman Book
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
Matthew Warchus Matthew Warchus Director
Kathleen Marshall Kathleen Marshall Choreographer
Mark Thompson Mark Thompson Set Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2000 - 2001

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Polly Bergen Nominee
2001 Outstanding Orchestrations Jonathan Tunick Nominee
2001 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Outstanding Choreography Kathleen Marshall Nominee
2001 Outstanding Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge Nominee
2001 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Actress in a Musical Blythe Danner Nominee
2001 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Theoni V. Aldredge Nominee
2001 Featured Actress in a Musical Polly Bergen Nominee
2001 Orchestrations Jonathan Tunick Nominee
2001 Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jul. 15, 2001 7 $470,992
$494,193
$76,414 $61.14
$90.00
7703
995
8
0
96.77% 7.17%
Jul. 8, 2001 6 $394,578
$494,193
$13,300 $55.33
$90.00
7132
995
8
0
89.60% -1.86%
Jul. 1, 2001 5 $381,278
$494,193
-$8,858 $52.37
$90.00
7280
995
8
0
91.46% -1.07%
Jun. 24, 2001 4 $390,136
$494,193
- $52.97
$90.00
7365
995
8
0
92.53% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,636,984
$1,976,772
  $55.45 29480
31840
32
0
92.59 %  
Cumulative
  $7,080,718
$9,142,571
  $54.98
$90.00
128928
147260
117
31
87.55 %  
 
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