When the acclaimed 2017 production of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies returns to the National Theatre next year, Olivier winner Tracie Bennett will once again belt out the Sondheim anthem “I'm Still Here” as Carlotta.
Bennett joins the previously announced Joanna Riding as Sally, Alexander Hanson as Ben, Janie Dee as Phyllis, and Peter Forbes as Buddy.
Newly announced for the Olivier-winning production, which begins performances February 12, 2019, in the Olivier Theatre, are Julie Armstrong (Christine Donovan), Josephine Barstow (Heidi Schiller), Rosanna Bates (Young Emily), Jeremy Batt (Chorus), Billy Boyle (Theodore Whitman), Kaye Brown (Ensemble), Anouska Eaton (Young DeeDee), Liz Ewing (DeeDee West), Caroline Fitzgerald (Sandra Crane), Geraldine Fitzgerald (Solange), Bruce Graham (Roscoe), Adrian Grove (Sam Deems), Alyn Hawke (Photographer/chorus), Harry Hepple (Young Buddy), Dawn Hope (Stella Deems), Liz Izen (Deedee West), Jasmine Kerr (Showgirl), Alison Langer (Young Heidi), Felicity Lott (Heidi Schiller), Sarah Marie Maxwell (Young Solange), Ian McIntosh (Young Ben), Ian McLarnon (TV interviewer/chorus), Claire Moore (Hattie Walker), Tom Partridge (Chorus), Gary Raymond (Dimitri Weismann), Lisa Ritchie (Young Hattie), Myra Sands (Emily Whitman), Gemma Sutton (Young Sally), Monica Swayne (Young Christine), Christine Tucker (Young Phyllis), and Liam Wrate (Chorus). Additional casting will be announced.
Dominic Cooke returns to direct the legendary party set on the stage of the Weismann Theatre, which is about to be demolished. Performances are currently scheduled through April 6.
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