Wrapped around Ivey (that's Judith Ivey of Voices in the Dark and the Tony and Drama Desk winner for both Steaming and Hurlyburly) are her co-star Treat Williams and her Follies director Matthew Marchus. Ivey stars as Sally Durant Plummer with Williams as her husband Buddy.
Stephen Sondheim's Follies recreates the theatrical milieu of magnificently costumed and coiffured girls and the vaudeville dancers and performers, who made up the "follies" shows between the two world wars. At the crumbling Weismann Theatre, ghosts and showgirls from the theatre's legendary past reunite and reflect on their lives. When Follies first opened at the Winter Garden on April 4, 1971 the production was directed by Harold Prince and Michael Bennett, with choreography by Bennett. Follies earned seven 1972 Tony Awards and the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical. The revival of Follies is set to run through Sept. 30.