From Spider-Man to Leap of Faith, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Musicals

By Playbill Staff
09 Mar 2012

Show: Follies
Theatre: Marquis Theatre
Preview: Aug. 7, 2011
Opening: Sept. 12, 2011
Closing: Jan. 22, 2012
Creators: Book by James Goldman. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Direction by Eric D. Schaeffer.
Original Principal Cast: Bernadette Peters as Sally Durant Plummer, Jan Maxwell as Phyllis Rogers Stone, Danny Burstein as Buddy Plummer, Ron Raines as Benjamin Stone, Elaine Paige as Carlotta Campion, Don Correia as Theodore Whitman, Rosalind Elias as Heidi Schiller, Jayne Houdyshell as Hattie Walker, Mary Beth Peil as Solange LaFitte and Terri White as Stella Deems.
Synopsis: Follies is about a group of former "Follies" stars who return to the site of their former glory, the Weismann Theatre, which is about to be demolished. Old wounds resurface as two Follies stars (Phyllis and Sally) and their husbands (Benjamin and Buddy) reassess their lives and what could have been.

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