All of life's might-have-beens take center stage as two couples rehash past times and favorite songs amid the crumbling magnificence of their old theater. More…
When former members of the "Weismann's Follies" reunite on the eve of their theater's demolition, two couples remember their glorious past and face the harsher realities of the present. In the crumbling glamour of the theater, the shadows of their younger selves remind them of the complicated steps they've danced - both on the stage and throughout their lives.
See it if you love Sondheim. It's a gift to hear the songs in context. A touching play about life choices. Some grand spectacle, too.
Don't see it if you want perfect casting. BPeters was a disappointment. She couldn't sing the role and I found her acting stiff. Lots of other talent, tho.
See it if Sondheim a his best. Wonderful music and talent. Real human emotions, motives and feelings in the way that only Sondheim can reveal them.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals.
See it if 1 of my favorite things I've seen in the last 10 years. Maxwell blew me away. The whole cast - brilliant. The show - amazing. Saw it 2x.
Don't see it if Kick yourself if you missed it.
See it if You want to see a 1st rate, scaled down production of the Sondheim classic performed, staged & directed professionally, all which deserve a+
Don't see it if You are not a Sondheim fan or don't enjoy less than elaborate productions of great classicmusicaks.
See it if NTL (cinema): dark, raw, honest...life. Perfect Sondheim. Bring to Broadway as is....V. Beaumont (LCT) would be perfect venue.
Don't see it if See it.
See it if You want to see the exquisite revival, that tells the story in a way you’ve never seen before. It will erase the terrible Bernadette version
Don't see it if You’re not in London. Hopefully this will travel to the states as it was simply fantastic.
See it if you are a fan of Sondheim & enjoy heartfelt stories with wonderful musical numbers. The last Broadway revival cast was absolutely awesome.
Don't see it if you are looking for something light hearted or you are not a fan of Sondheim's work.
See it if you've never seen another staging of this classic show.
Don't see it if you're not familiar with the show or Sondheim, or if you're looking for something exciting (Follies can be a little dull).
See it if you want a true spectacle. It's a big, bright musical with impressive staging, beautiful costumes, & wonderful acting.
Don't see it if you want a traditional plot. It has the shadows of a plot, but the main focus is on the characters & the passage of time.
See it if you can find a production that lives up to the caliber of the 2011 Broadway revival. This show was exquisite.
Don't see it if you're not a fan of Sondheim. Follies contains some of his best work.
See it if You love Sondheim; you like contemplative musical theater; you want to be challenged with your own fears.
Don't see it if You want light-and-fluffy entertainment; you aren't in the mood to think hard about your own life.
See it if you want to see an amazing, mature ensemble sing and act a masterful work of art. Also, if you love Sondheim.
Don't see it if you want a light piece of fluff.
See it if you want to see a music about life and growing old and how complicated emotions can be.
Don't see it if You want a simple story or do not like musicals.
See it if You love Sondheim and complex scores. A real beauty of a show. Phenomenal performances from Bernadette Peters and Danny Burstein.
Don't see it if Sondheim isn't your thing.
See it if You worship Sondheim, enjoy great showcases for actresses young and old, and want to think and be entertained at the same time.
Don't see it if You just want to laugh the night away.
See it if You are a sophisticated theatergoer who can appreciate a rich story of memories and roads not taken.
Don't see it if You want a young, sexy, flashy, fast-moving musical.
See it if you like-romantic musicals-great costume design-new renditions of Broadway standards-incredible ensemble casts-thought provoking musicals
Don't see it if you-don't like Sondheim-want a musical comedy-are looking for a modern avant-garde piece (this is classic/vaudevillian Broadway at its best)