Christine Baranski and Ruthie Henshall to Headline Follies Concert at Royal Albert Hall

News   Christine Baranski and Ruthie Henshall to Headline Follies Concert at Royal Albert Hall
 
Tony Award winner Christine Baranski ("Into the Woods," The Real Thing) and Olivier Award-winning West End actress Ruthie Henshall (Chicago, Les Misérables) have been announced to lead a London concert of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical Follies, which will take place April 28 at Royal Albert Hall.

Ruthie Henshall
Ruthie Henshall Photo by Joe Gaffney

Follies in Concert will be directed by Craig Revel Horwood ("Strictly Come Dancing"), choreographed by Andrew Wright and backed by the City of London Philharmonic Orchestra. Performances will take place at 3 PM and 7:30 PM.

In addition to Baranski and Henshall, as Phyllis Rogers Stone and Sally Durant Plummer, respectively, the cast will include Anita Dobson ("Eastenders," Chicago) as Stella Deems, Anita Harris ("Carry On," Cats) as Emily Whitman, Roy Hudd (Oliver!, "Coronation Street")  as Theodore Whitman and classical artist Russell Watson as Roscoe.

The musical has a book by Goldman and a score by Sondheim.

Additional casting will be announced. 

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