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Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies

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A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created. Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by musical theatre legend, Stephen Sondheim, and author, James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.
In Follies, the time is 1971, and theatrical impresario, Dimitri Weissmann, hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant pastiche numbers, including “Losing My Mind,” “I’m Still Here” and “Broadway Baby.” Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present, coming face-to-face with the future.

Performance Dates:
Friday, May 10, 2019: 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 11, 2019: 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 12, 2019: 2:00 PM
Friday, May 17, 2019: 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 18, 2019: 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 19, 2019: 2:00 PM


ORGANIZER

Academy Center of the Arts

Phone:

434-528-3256

Website:

www.academycenter.org

DETAILS

May 18, 2019

Time:

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Website:

https://academycenter.org/event/ctt-follies/


VENUE

Historic Academy of Music Theatre

Address:

524 Main St., Lynchburg, VA 24504 (+Google Maps)

 
Earlier Event: May 18
Lynchburg's Big Event