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'Follies' says goodbye to the Ahmanson, hello to the Tonys
'Follies' says goodbye to the Ahmanson, hello to the Tonys

“Follies” bid farewell to the Ahmanson Theatre on Saturday night, and the emotion in the house was as charged as the emotion coursing through the Weismann Theatre, where the ex-Follies girls have gathered with their significant others, old dreams, lingering disappointments and faltering hopes.   Jubilation, nostalgia and, yes , the ache of anticipated loss — the complex rush of feelings was in complete sync with James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim’s 1971 classic. It was a fitting ending here for a revival that began at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., made a splash on Broadway after a few cast changes and tweaks and,...

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