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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