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Audio CD, CD, Explicit Lyrics, 29 November 2011
- Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : No
- Product Dimensions : 12.7 x 14.61 x 1.91 cm; 165.84 Grams
- Manufacturer : P.S. Classics
- Original Release Date : 2011
- Label : P.S. Classics
- ASIN : B005IYGQGA
- Number of discs : 2
- Best Sellers Rank: 39,785 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)
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Update on this review added 23/06/2017:
The National Theatre on Londons's South Bank will mount a production of FOLLIES later this year with Imelda Staunton leading a distinguished cast. The show will be presented on the theatre's Olivier stage and will be the musical theatre event of the Autumn.
Fingers will be crossed that the production will be an unqualified success, ensuring a possible transfer from the subsidised sector to a commercial theatre after its initial run.
Good Luck to all concerned!
Update to this review: 17/11/2017.
The production at the National opened to unqualified 5 Star reviews and is the finest staging yet! There are no plans for a commercial transfer as the show is of monumental proportions and although it has just had a live relay to cinemas, it will not have a DVD release, though it is to be hoped that a cast recording will be made available.
FEBRUARY 2018 update: The National Theatre have just announced that ‘FOLLIES’ will return to their repertoire early next year (2019) before a hoped-for transfer to the commercial sector....
In the meantime enjoy this excellent Broadway version.
The really interesting thing about Follies, and maybe the reason why it's never been a great public success, is that these people that we have to spend a couple of hours with, are not very nice people. But the brilliance of the songs reveal why they are like they are. Jan Maxwell is amazing as Phyllis, you end up actually liking her, she allows just enough of the Lucy into her Jessie so to speak. Infact we end up, if not exactly liking all the characters, then at least we care for them.
Hard to imagine anyone singing Im Still Here after Elaine Strich original version ( there's a video on YouTube ), I would imagine any actress would be scared to death of covering that song with Elaine looking over their shoulder, but Elaine Paige doesn't try to steal it from her. Hers is a different performance entirely, it's a fun performance.
This is how a stage recording should be, not just a set of songs, but a taste of the actual show. Treat your self to a copy