Bernadette Peters to take 'Follies' to Broadway

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FILE - In this June 7, 2010 file photo, actress Bernadette Peters attends the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York.  Peters, along with Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein and Ron Raines, will reprise their roles in the Broadway transfer of the Kennedy Center musical "Follies," opening Sept. 12, 2011.  (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)
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FILE - In this June 7, 2010 file photo, actress Bernadette Peters attends the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards …

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernadette Peters and the rest of the stars of the Kennedy Center production of "Follies" will be moving north to Broadway.

Producers said Wednesday that Peters will join Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein and Ron Raines when the show starts previews Aug. 7 at the Marquis Theatre. It closes Sunday in Washington and officially opens Sept. 12 in New York.

The musical, featuring a book by James Goldman and a score by Stephen Sondheim, will have a 28-piece orchestra and a 41-person cast, with additional casting to be announced at a future date.

This production is the show's second Broadway revival. It will be directed by Eric Schaeffer and will feature musical direction by James Moore and choreography by Warren Carlyle.

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