Ziegfeld Follies

  • American

The Ziegfeld Follies was a series of elaborate theatrical revue productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 to 1931, with renewals in 1934 and 1936. They became a radio program in 1932 and 1936 as The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air. - Wikipedia

Notable Position Person From To
Impresario Florenz Ziegfeld 1907 1932
Performer Will Rogers 1915
Producer: 1934, 1936, and 1943 John Murray Anderson 1934 1943
Performer Sophie Tucker 1909
Performer Caroline Bancroft


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1907/07/07 Seeking to recreate the feel of the Folies Bergere in Paris, Florenz Ziegfeld's "Follies of 1907" opens at Oscar Hammerstein's Jardin de Paris (1514-16 Broadway) in NYC (razed 1935). Ziegfeld will produce his stage spectaculars annually until 1931. Established
1913/06/00 The Ziegfeld Follies open at The New Amsterdam Theater. The musical extravaganzas will become relied upon for spectacular sets, lavish costumes, the biggest stars of the day and the chorus line of beautiful girls handpicked by Florenz Ziegfeld. Move New Amsterdam Theater New York City
1928/00/00 Ziegfeld Follies arrive at the Edwards in Sarasota, Florida. Performers Edwards Theatre Sarasota
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