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The Will Rogers Follies is a superb musical that has taken America by storm and become wildly popular with audiences since its debut many years ago. This outstanding musical has its music as the work of Cy Coleman, its lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden and its book by Peter Stone. This amazing musical, The Will Rogers Follies premiered on Broadway back in 1991 and has since then seen many performances. It has also gone on to win many spectacular awards including not one but two Tony Awards; Tony Award for Best Musical and Tony Award for Best Score. Aside from that, The Will Rogers Follies is also a commercially acclaimed musical that is the recipient of many rave reviews in the media. It has established itself as an icon in the world of musicals and it is follows the life of an icon; performer and humorist Will Rogers. Many have already seen this awesome musical live through The Will Rogers Follies tickets and so can you.

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 This award winning musical, The Will Rogers Follies, follows the life and work of Will Rogers, a performer and humorist of much fame. It uses the Ziegfeld Follies as a backdrop, a group which Will Rogers himself headlined. The Will Rogers Follies thus tells of the life of Will Rogers by making use of huge production numbers and describes important events in his life in this way. What’s more, even acrobatics are involved with the character playing Will Rogers performing amazing rope tricks between different scenes. The musical also spills out some of the most famous quotes of wisdom and common sense that were what Will Rogers was all about, such as his most famous quote ‘I never met a man I didn't like’.
 
The Will Rogers Follies the musical is therefore all about Will Rogers and any fan of this internationally renowned personality will definitely want to catch this musical live. The Will Rogers Follies musical has over thirty previews before debuting on Broadway in 1991 at the famous Palace Theatre where it saw nearly a thousand performances in just two years. It had Tommy Tune as its director and choreographer; the original The Will Rogers Follies cast consisted of Keith Carradine playing the role of Will Rogers, Dee Hoty playing the role of Betty Blake, Dick Latessa playing the role of Clem Rogers and Cady Huffman playing the role of Ziefeld Follies chorus girl.
 
The Will Rogers Follies musical also saw a number of tours with the original stars; the first ever The Will Rogers Follies musical tour occurred in 1993 and went on until 1994. a 1994 performance of The Will Rogers Follies at Branson, Missouri starred the famous Pat Boone and was reviewed as a ‘solid hit’ by Variety magazine. The Will Rogers Follies plot is divided into two acts; the first act starts with Will Rogers at a young age during a time when he wanted to go to Argentina to become a cowboy. This act introduces Betty Blake and Florenz Ziegfeld and tells the audience of the first years of Will Rogers life from his first roles such as being part of a Wild West revue and then onwards to joining the Ziegfeld Follies which was his big break. From then on, the story follows Will Rogers as he becomes a big radio and vaudeville star.
 
Will Rogers was a legendary American comedian, humorist, cowboy, commentator, actor and performer who was one of the best known celebrities in the whole world in the twenties and the thirties. During his life, he performed in around seventy one movies including fifty silent films and twenty one talkies. He traveled the world three times and wrote more than four thousand nationally columns in newspapers. He became a world famous celebrity and was renowned for being the leading political wit and the top paid Hollywood movie star of his time.
 
The Will Rogers Follies musical has won many awards including six Tony Awards out of eleven Tony Award nominations and two Drama Desk Awards out of five Drama Desk Award nominations resulting in a musical to be seen live through The Will Rogers Follies tickets for the best humor ever seen in American entertainment.