Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft, Charlotte Page, Peter Polycarpou, Amy Ellen Richardson and Jos Slovick complete the cast of Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 28 April 2015, alongside ensemble members Sarah Bakker, CJ Field, Jennifer Davison, Emily Warner, Lucy James and Luke Fetherstone.
They join the previously announced Christine Baranski, playing Phyllis Stone (Into the Woods, The Good Wife, Mamma Mia!), Alistair Brammer, playing Young Ben (Miss Saigon, War Horse, Les Misérables), Anita Dobson, playing Stella Deems (EastEnders, Chicago), Alexander Hanson, playing Ben Stone (Stephen Ward the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Little Night Music), Anita Harris, playing Emilie Whitman (Carry On Doctor and Follow That Camel, Cats), Ruthie Henshall, playing Sally Plummer (original Roxy in Chicago, Les Misérables), Roy Hudd, playing Theodore Whitman (Fagan in Oliver!, Coronation Street, Good Old Days) Laura Pitt-Pulford, playing Young Phyllis (The Sound of Music, Marry Me a Little, The Light Princess), Stefanie Powers, playing Solange Lafitte (Hart to Hart, The Girl From U.N.C.L.E) and Russell Watson, playing Roscoe (the UK’s best selling classical artist ever; winner of four Classical BRIT awards).
With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Goldman, Follies in Concert will be directed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood, with choreography by Andrew Wright and musical direction by Gareth Valentine.
The production is produced by SilverBlue Entertainment, in association with Elliot Davis, and will be performed on Tuesday 28 April 2015 for one matinee (at 3pm) and one evening performance (at 7.30pm) only, in celebration of composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim’s 85th Birthday year.