Backstage Babble

FOLLIES 50th Anniversary Reunion

April 6, 2021

The legendary and groundbreaking musical FOLLIES is celebrating its 50th Anniversary Tonight. Catch the reunion only on Backstage Babble. Featuring: Ted Chapin (Production Assistant/Historian), Kurt Peterson (Young Ben), Marti Rolph (Young Sally), Susan L. Schulman (Press Agent), Mary Jane Houdina (Assistant to Michael Bennett, Young Hattie), and Michael Misita (Young Vincent).

 

Tune in to hear the great stories of the original production: which song was changed but the choreography remained the same? Who always missed "places"? What were the problems with the raked stage? How did the book EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE come to be? Who was originally supposed to be the star of FOLLIES?

 

You can find the video on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGVv540I9qI&t=4577s

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