Wednesday, July 6

Elaine Paige back in Follies on Broadway

The Kennedy Center's critically-acclaimed production of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies is transferring to Broadway this summer playing a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre with performances beginning on August 7th and an opening night of September 12th.

It has just been announced that Elaine Paige will reprise her role as Carlotta Campion and be joined by more cast members from the Kennedy Center production including Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein and Ron Raines. Other members of the Broadway company will be announced shortly.

Elaine Paige won an Olivier Award for creating the title role in Evita  in London’s West End where she also created the role of Grizabella in Cats and starred in Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Grease, Chess, Anything Goes, Sunset Boulevard , The King and I and The Drowsy Chaperone. She has also recently completed a concert tour and released a new CD entitled “Elaine Paige and Friends”.

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