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A must for the Sondheim fans

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SCREEN: Follies – Cinema Nouveau
REVIEW BY BILLY SUTER
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ONE of Stephen Sondheim’s most respected and lavish stage musicals, Follies was first staged in 1971, when it won seven of its 11 Tony Award nominations. 648 more words

Cinema

Oak Island Disappoints Again, S5, E11

 DATELINE:  Giving Up?

If you have followed the optimistic line of thought on The Curse of Oak Island during Season Five, you may have thought the paydirt was coming. 260 more words

Dreaded Satire

From the Archives: The Follies of the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Recently, I had the chance to observe a branch of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.  I’d been hearing about these protesters for ages, but had dismissed it as something that would eventually die out at some point.  356 more words

Politics

screaming for escape

The Young Virgin, 1630, Francisco de Zurbaran

there is no god so i am witness to my own follies.

you are one among a million of them, 9 more words

Poetry

Sondheim hit among theatre films

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BY BILLY SUTER

FANS of Stephen Sondheim musicals and the wonderful Imelda Staunton have a special treat in February – the National Theatre Live, high-definition film of the recent London stage success… 918 more words

Cinema

National Theatre's Follies: A Rotating Middle Aged Crisis Beautifully Losing Her Mind.

National Theatre’s Follies: A Rotating Middle Aged Crisis Beautifully Losing Her Mind.

By Ross

It has been 30 years since Stephen Sondheim’s 1971 magnificent and uniquely challenging big musical had a new and full London staging (The Broadway production opened on April 4, 1971, ran for over 500 performances, was nominated for eleven Tony Awards and won seven).  1,900 more words

Ross Says:

Gig at Regather - with Avital Raz

Tired of fluffy, feel-good songs? Want some raunchiness, weirdness and
other-worldliness?  Avital and Richard will bring you tales of sex,
bombs and uncomfortable surprises.  There will be medieval sagas, odes… 45 more words

Folk Music