Further star casting has been announced for Follies in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 28 April 2015 in celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 85th birthday year, including Jennifer Coolidge, Alexander Hanson, Stefanie Powers, Alistair Brammer and Laura Pitt-Pulford. The musical will be directed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood and will also feature the City of London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie, Legally Blonde, 2 Broke Girls), 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 and Follow That Camel, Cats), Ruthie Henshall (original Roxy in Chicago, Les Misérables, Billy Elliot), 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 music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Goldman, Follies in Concert will feature choreography by Andrew Wright and musical direction by Gareth Valentine.
Follies in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall marks the musical’s return to London for the first time in 13 years, for one day only.
The production is produced by SilverBlue Entertainment, in association with Elliot Davis, and will be performed on Tuesday 28 April 2015 for one matinee (at 3pm) and one evening performance (at 7.30pm) only.