Thursday, January 12

Elaine Paige stays with Follies in Los Angeles

The Broadway production of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies closes on 22nd January and is now due to transfer from Marquis Theatre to the Center Theatre in Los Angeles for six weeks from 3rd May (opens 9th May) to 9th June 2012. 

Bernadette Peters is leaving the cast with Tony winner Victoria Clark (pictured) taking over the role of Sally in her place. Also now officially confirmed to transfer with the production are co-stars Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines and Elaine Paige. Announcements regarding the rest of the cast are expected shortly.

Clark's theatre credits include roles in the Broadway musicals Sunday in the Park with George (1985), Guys and Dolls (1992-93), A Grand Night for Singing (1993-94), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1995-96, as Smitty), Titanic (1997-99, creating the role of Alice Beane), Cabaret (1999-2000, as Fraulein Kost) and Urinetown (2003, as Penelope Pennywise), as well as numerous roles off-Broadway, in national tours and in regional theatre.

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