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Jeffrey Tambor to star opposite Harvey Fierstein in La Cage aux Folles

WINNER! THREE 2010 TONY AWARDS

INCLUDING BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL!

 

SIX TIME EMMY AWARD NOMINEE

JEFFREY TAMBOR

TO STAR AS GEORGES OPPOSITE HARVEY FIERSTEIN IN

 

KELSEY GRAMMER AND DOUGLAS HODGE DEPART FEBRUARY 13

HARVEY FIERSTEIN AND JEFFREY TAMBOR BEGIN FEBRUARY 15

Six-time Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Tambor (“Arrested Development,” “The Larry Sanders Show”) will make his Broadway musical debut as Georges opposite four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein as Albin in the Tony Award-winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES.  Tambor and Fierstein will begin performances on Tuesday, February 15 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street).  Five-time Emmy Award winner Kelsey Grammer and 2010 Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge, the current stars of LA CAGE, will play their final performance on Sunday, February 13.

 

Jeffrey Tambor made his Broadway debut in 1976 in the comedy Sly Fox, appearing opposite George C. Scott and directed by Arthur Penn. He appeared in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of Measure for Measure that same year.   He has remained active in theater, directing Lanford Wilson’s Burn This at the Skylight Theatre in Los Angeles and acting and directing at many regional theatre companies, including the Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago and the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard and in plays by Shakespeare, Molière and Chekhov, as well as contemporary writers.   In 2005, he returned to Broadway in David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross, which won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance. Continue reading

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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES STARS KELSEY GRAMMER AND DOUGLAS HODGE TO SIGN SHOW’S ACCLAIMED CAST RECORDING AT LORD & TAYLOR, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4

WINNER! THREE 2010 TONY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL – DOUGLAS HODGE
BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL – TERRY JOHNSON


STARS KELSEY GRAMMER AND DOUGLAS HODGE TO SIGN SHOW’S ACCLAIMED CAST RECORDING AT LORD & TAYLOR, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Five-time Emmy Award-winner Kelsey Grammer and Tony and Olivier Award-winner Douglas Hodge, the stars of the Tony Award-winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, will sign copies of the show’s critically acclaimed new Broadway cast recording from PS Classics on Thursday, November 4 at Lord & Taylor.
The signing will be from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM at Lord & Taylor’s flagship store at 424 Fifth Avenue, Main Floor.

Lord & Taylor customers will receive a complimentary copy of the LA CAGE AUX FOLLES cast recording with a $50 cosmetic or fragrance purchase*.  Customers may also receive two complimentary tickets with any $300 cosmetic or fragrance purchase* and a complimentary LA CAGE AUX FOLLES– inspired Holiday Collection Makeup Palette* with any $75 purchase.  (*One per customer; while supplies last). Continue reading

Tony winner Douglas Hodge extends run in La Cage to February, ’11

WINNER! 2010 TONY AWARDS

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL – DOUGLAS HODGE
BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL – TERRY JOHNSON

TONY AWARD-WINNER

DOUGLAS HODGE EXTENDS HIS RUN IN

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

STARS HODGE AND GRAMMER TO HEADLINE THE

TONY AWARD-WINNING REVIVAL ‘TIL FEBRUARY, 2011

Douglas Hodge, who won a 2010 Tony Award for his critically acclaimed performance as Albin in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, will extend his run for an additional six months in the smash hit Tony Award-winning revival at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street).  Hodge and five-time Emmy Award-winner Kelsey Grammer will keep their love alive as Albin and Georges in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES until February 13, 2011, when both actors will depart the production.

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2009-2010 Drama Desk Award Winners

2009-2010

Drama Desk Award Winners

The 55th annual Drama Desk Awards, celebrating excellence in Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway theatre, were presented last night.

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS won Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Santino Fontana).
 
FENCES won Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Viola Davis) & Outstanding Music in a Play (Branford Marsalis).
 
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES won Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright).
 
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC’s Catherine Zeta-Jones won Outstanding Actress in a Musical.
 
A special award was presented to the cast, creative team and producers of THE ORPHANS’ HOME CYCLE as the theatrical event of the season.
 
RAGTIME won Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (ACME Sound Partners).

RED won Outstanding Play (John Logan), Outstanding Director of a Play (Michael Grandage) and Outstanding Lighting (Neil Austin).
 
MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB’S THE ROYAL FAMILY won Outstanding Actress in a Play (Jan Maxwell).
 
THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS won Outstanding Lyrics (John Kander, Fred Ebb).
 
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY’S SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM won Outstanding Musical Revue.
 
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE won Outstanding Revival of a Play and Outstanding Actor in a Play (Liev Schreiber).

A special award was presented to Jerry Herman.  
 
TO READ THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES, CLICK HERE 

  

OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS WINNERS

   2009 – 2010

 

OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS

The Outer Critics Circle Award Winners were announced today.

 

The awards ceremony will take place on May 27, 2010.


FENCES won Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Actor in a Play (Denzel Washington) and Outstanding Actress in a Play (Viola Davis).
 
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES won Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge), Outstanding Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright).  
 
LEND ME A TENOR won the Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Award (Jan Maxwell).
 
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC won Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Catherine Zeta-Jones).
  
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET has won Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Levi Kreis).

NEXT FALL playwright Geoffrey Nauffts has won the John Gassner Award.

THE ORPHANS’ HOME CYCLE won Outstanding Off-Broadway Play and Outstanding Director of a Play (Michael Wilson).  
 
RED won Outstanding Broadway Play.
 
WISHFUL DRINKING has won Outstanding Solo Performance (Carrie Fisher).

TO READ THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES, CLICK HERE 

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La Cage aux Folles featured tomorrow on Good Morning America

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

FEATURED ON GOOD MORNING AMERICA
FRIDAY, MAY 14

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES’ Tony Award-nominated stars Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge and the notorious and dangerous Cagelles will perform tomorrow, Friday, May 14 on “Good Morning America” between 8:30 and 9:00 AM.  In the New York area, “Good Morning America” airs on WABC-TV, Channel 7.  Check local listings.

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Meet The Nominees – DOUGLAS HODGE, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES – BEST LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Douglas Hodge


NOMINATIONS/WINS:

* TONY Awards – Nomination for Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Musical

Drama League Awards – Nomination for Distinguished Performance Award

Outer Critics Circle – Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Drama Desk Awards – Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Mr. Hodge has won one Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for his performance in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and three previous Laurence Olivier Theatre nominations

LINKS:

Personal Website: www.DougHodge.com

IMDB: www.imdb.com/DouglassHodge

Wikipedia: www.wikipedia.org/DouglasHodge

Production Website: www.LaCage.com

Production Twitter Page: www.Twitter.com/LaCageBroadway

Production Facebook Page: www.Facebook.com/LaCageBroadway

Youtube Page: www.Youtube.com/LaCageBroadway

BIOGRAPHY:

DOUGLAS HODGE (Albin) won an Oliver Award for this performance. He is a triple Olivier-nominated classical actor working at the National Theatre, the RSC, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Royal Court. For ten years he worked closely with Harold Pinter as both actor and director. He was associate director at the Donmar 2007-2009.  He has two albums of his own compositions – Cowley Road Songs and Nightbus.  Alongside numerous television shows, recent film work includes The Descent Two and Robin Hood.  This is his Broadway debut!

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Production Montage

Sneak Peak at LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

Read ‘Everything’s sparkle dust for Douglas Hodge as he transforms himself for LA CAGE!’ on Broadway.com: CLICK HERE


“In ‘I Am What I Am,’ Mr. Hodge breathes fire, his campy voice growing into a white-hot blaze. It is the most electric interpretation of a song on Broadway right now.” –Ben Brantley, The New York Times

“Douglas Hodge is giving the most exuberant musical-comedy performance of the season.” –
Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press

PRODUCTION PHOTOS:

[Pictured: Douglas Hodge (Zaza), Chris Hoch (Francis)]

[Pictured: Douglas Hodge (Zaza)]

www.LaCage.com

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