Follies Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Follies.

  • 5 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (5)

589 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Martin Gottfried "Follies" is in a class of its own. It is safe to say that no Broadway musical has ever attempted its grandeur of vision, the size of its presence. Thi... Read more
289 words, approx. 1 pages
Critical Essay by T. E. Kalem The frontier of the American musical theater is wherever Harold Prince and Stephen Sondheim are. Last season, the producer-director and composer-lyricist collaborated on ... Read more
633 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by Henry Hewes The most important musical of the Broadway season is Follies, concocted by some of the collaborators who made Company the best musical of the last two seasons. The new wo... Read more
953 words, approx. 4 pages
Critical Essay by Arlene Croce Stephen Sondheim's lyrics for the show Follies reach their acme of wit in the very first song, in which he rhymes "celestial" with "the best ... Read more
1,323 words, approx. 5 pages
Critical Essay by John Rockwell Sondheim's verbal felicity has remained with him throughout his career. He has that gift for clever rhymes that has distinguished lyricists since W. S. Gilbert (... Read more