The cast for Stephen Sondheim's Follies, opening May 17 at East West Players, has been announced. It includes (in alphabetic order) Robert Almodovar, Yukari Black, Kerry K. Carnahan, Linda Dangcil, Liza Del Mundo, Valerie Dunlap, Bryan Geli, Ai Goeku, Ben Gonio, Michael Hagiwara, Linda Igarashi, Denise Iketani, Diana Iketani, Amy Hill, Alvin Ing, Kurt Kuniyoshi, Emily Kuroda, Sharline Liu, Paul Martinez, Kim Montelibano, Katherine Nakano, Deborah Nishimura, Jack Ong, Freda Foh Shen, Sab Shimono, Ken Takemoto and Marilyn Tokuda. Follies is the final production of EWP's 34th anniversary season; it will run through June 11, directed by Tim Dang.
The book, written by James Goldman, deals with a bunch of ex-showgirls who meet at a shuttered theatre for a reunion and recall their days of glory on a stage now scheduled for demolition.
East West Players' David Henry Hwang Theatre is located at 120 N. Judge Aliso Street. For tickets and information call Telecharge at (800) 233-3123.