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La Cage star Kelsey Grammer guests on “Late Show with David Letterman” tonight

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES STAR

KELSEY GRAMMER

GUESTS ON

“THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN” TONIGHT

Five-time Emmy Award winner and 2010 Tony Award nominee Kelsey Grammer, currently starring on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, will be a guest tonight on “The Late Show with David Letterman”.  In the New York area, “The Late Show” airs on WCBS-TV Channel 2 at 11:35 PM.  Check local listings.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret.  This production is choreographed by Lynne Page and directed by Terry Johnson, who won a 2010 Tony Award for his direction.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES made Tony Awards history kast year as the first show to ever win the Tony Award three times for best production. The classic musical comedy won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical. A Broadway revival won two 2005 Tony Awards including the Best Revival of a Musical prize. LA CAGE won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, as well as Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Best Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson).

LA CAGE is also the winner of three Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright), four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including 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) and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Revival of a Musical.

 

The production has also been cited on more Best of 2010 lists than any other Broadway musical, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Daily News, Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Time Out New York and NY1.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES currently stars Kelsey Grammer as Georges; Douglas Hodge as Albin; Fred Applegate as M. Dindon/M. Renaud; Alyce Beasley as Mme. Dindon/Mme. Renaud; Chris Hoch as Francis; Elena Shaddow as Anne; A.J. Shively as Jean-Michel; Christine Andreas as Jacqueline; Robin De Jesús as Jacob; Heather Lindell as Colette; Michael Lowney as Etienne and Bruce Winant as Tabarro.

 

Grammer, Hodge and De Jesús will play their final performances on Sunday, February 13.  On February 15, LA CAGE will star four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein as Albin, six-time Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Tambor as Georges and Tony Award winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia as Jacob.
Also starring as the notorious and dangerous Cagelles are Matt Anctil as Angelique, Nicholas Cunningham as Hanna, Sean Patrick Doyle as Chantal, Yurel Echezarreta as Phaedra, Logan Keslar as Bitelle and Terry Lavell as Mercedes.   The production also features Christophe Caballero, Todd Lattimore, Dale Hensley, Caitlin Mundth and Cheryl Stern.

 

Georges (Kelsey Grammer) is the suave owner of a glitzy drag club on the French Riviera. Partnered romantically with his high-strung star performer, Albin (Douglas Hodge), the pair live a charmed life—until Georges’ son announces his engagement to the daughter of a conservative right-wing politician who’s coming to dinner.

 

Douglas Hodge and Nicholas Cunningham are appearing with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’ Equity Association for its assistance to this production.

 

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, released the New Broadway Cast Recording for LA CAGE AUX FOLLES on September 28. The recording is produced by PS Classics co-founder Tommy KraskerPS Classics co-founder Philip Chaffin serves as Executive Producer.

 

The original production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was one of Broadway’s biggest hits of the 1980s.  It opened August 21, 1983 at the Palace Theatre, where it played for over four years and 1,761 performances.  The show won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical, Best Score (Jerry Herman) and Best Book (Harvey Fierstein).

 

The new production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES played from November 23, 2007 to March 8, 2008 at the Menier Chocolate Factory, earning across the board raves and moving to the West End’s Playhouse Theatre on October 30, 2008, where it was nominated for seven 2009 Olivier Awards, winning for Best Musical Revival and Best Actor in a Musical for Douglas Hodge and won the 2009 Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical.   The Broadway production opened at the Longacre Theatre on April 18, 2010.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features set design by Tim Shortall, costume design by Matthew Wright, lighting design by Nick Richings, sound design by Jonathan Deans and wig and makeup design by Richard Mawbey. Musical supervision, orchestrations and dance arrangements are by Jason Carr. Musical director is Todd Ellison.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, David Babani, Fran and Barry Weissler and Edwin W. Schloss, Bartner/Tulchin, Broadway Across America, Matthew Mitchell, Raise the Roof 4 Richard Winkler/Bensinger Taylor/Laudenslager Bergère, Arlene Scanlan/John O’Boyle, Independent Presenters Network, Olympus Theatricals, Allen Spivak, Jerry Frankel/Bat-Barry Productions, Nederlander Presentations, Inc/Harvey Weinstein.

 

Tickets ($132.50 – $39.50; Premium $251.50; Table Seating $251.50) are on sale through Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200, online at www.telecharge.com/lacage and at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street).  Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM.

 

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www.LaCage.com

 

 

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LA CAGE Offers Discounted Tickets to Both of Today’s Performances

WINNER! THREE 2010 TONY AWARDS

INCLUDING BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL!

BEST OF 2010!
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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES is offering patrons a 40% discount on tickets to today’s 2:30 PM and 8 PM performances at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Discounted tickets can be purchased here: http://www.broadwayoffers.com/go.aspx?MD=2001&MC=Lcgna1117.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret.  This production is choreographed by Lynne Page and directed by Terry Johnson, who won a 2010 Tony Award for his direction.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES made Tony Awards history this year as the first show to ever win the Tony Award three times for best production. The classic musical comedy won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical. A Broadway revival won two 2005 Tony Awards including the Best Revival of a Musical prize. LA CAGE won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, as well as Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Best Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson).

LA CAGE is also the winner of three Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright), four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including 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) and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Revival of a Musical.

 

The production has also been cited as one of the Top 10 productions of 2010 by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Time Out New York, NY1, The Wall Street Journal and Daily News.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES currently stars Kelsey Grammer as Georges; Douglas Hodge as Albin; Fred Applegate as M. Dindon/M. Renaud; Alyce Beasley as Mme. Dindon/Mme. Renaud; Chris Hoch as Francis; Elena Shaddow as Anne; A.J. Shively as Jean-Michel; Christine Andreas as Jacqueline; Robin De Jesús as Jacob; Heather Lindell as Colette; Michael Lowney as Etienne and Bruce Winant as Tabarro.   Beginning February 15, Jeffrey Tambor replaces Kelsey Grammer as Georges, Harvey Fierstein replaces Douglas Hodge as Albin, and Wilson Jermaine Heredia replaces Robin De Jesús as Jacob.

 

Also starring as the notorious and dangerous Cagelles are Matt Anctil as Angelique, Nicholas Cunningham as Hanna, Sean Patrick Doyle as Chantal, Yurel Echezarreta as Phaedra, Logan Keslar as Bitelle and Terry Lavell as Mercedes.   The production also features Christophe Caballero, Todd Lattimore, Dale Hensley, Caitlin Mundth and Cheryl Stern.

 

Georges (Kelsey Grammer) is the suave owner of a glitzy drag club on the French Riviera. Partnered romantically with his high-strung star performer, Albin (Douglas Hodge), the pair live a charmed life—until Georges’ son announces his engagement to the daughter of a conservative right-wing politician who’s coming to dinner.

 

Douglas Hodge and Nicholas Cunningham are appearing with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’ Equity Association for its assistance to this production.

 

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, released the New Broadway Cast Recording for LA CAGE AUX FOLLES on September 28. The recording is produced by PS Classics co-founder Tommy KraskerPS Classics co-founder Philip Chaffin serves as Executive Producer.

 

The original production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was one of Broadway’s biggest hits of the 1980s.  It opened August 21, 1983 at the Palace Theatre, where it played for over four years and 1,761 performances.  The show won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical, Best Score (Jerry Herman) and Best Book (Harvey Fierstein).

 

The new production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES played from November 23, 2007 to March 8, 2008 at the Menier Chocolate Factory, earning across the board raves and moving to the West End’s Playhouse Theatre on October 30, 2008, where it was nominated for seven 2009 Olivier Awards, winning for Best Musical Revival and Best Actor in a Musical for Douglas Hodge and won the 2009 Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical.   The Broadway production opened at the Longacre Theatre on April 18, 2010.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features set design by Tim Shortall, costume design by Matthew Wright, lighting design by Nick Richings, sound design by Jonathan Deans and wig and makeup design by Richard Mawbey. Musical supervision, orchestrations and dance arrangements are by Jason Carr. Musical director is Todd Ellison.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, David Babani, Fran and Barry Weissler and Edwin W. Schloss, Bartner/Tulchin, Broadway Across America, Matthew Mitchell, Raise the Roof 4 Richard Winkler/Bensinger Taylor/Laudenslager Bergère, Arlene Scanlan/John O’Boyle, Independent Presenters Network, Olympus Theatricals, Allen Spivak, Jerry Frankel/Bat-Barry Productions, Nederlander Presentations, Inc/Harvey Weinstein.

 

Tickets ($132.50 – $39.50; Premium $251.50; Table Seating $251.50) are on sale through Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200, online at www.telecharge.com/lacage and at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street).  Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM.

 

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www.LaCage.com

 

 

La Cage aux Folles welcomes Tony Award-winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia

WINNER! THREE 2010 TONY AWARDS

INCLUDING BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL!

BEST OF 2010!
NEW YORK TIMES            WALL STREET JOURNAL      TIME MAGAZINE        NY1

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY    TIME OUT NEW YORK    DAILY NEWS              LOS ANGELES TIMES

TONY AWARD WINNER

WILSON JERMAINE HEREDIA

JOINS THE CAST OF

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

HEREDIA JOINS THE CAST ON FEBRUARY 15 WITH

HARVEY FIERSTEIN AND JEFFREY TAMBOR

 

Wilson Jermaine Heredia, one of the original stars of Rent and the 1996 Tony Award-winner for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street).   Heredia replaces 2010 Tony-nominee Robin De Jesús in the role of Jacob.  Heredia will begin performances on Tuesday, February 15, the same evening that four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and six-time Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Tambor will join the company as Albin and Georges.  Current stars five-time Emmy Award-winner Kelsey Grammer, 2010 Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge and 2010 Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesús will play their final performances on Sunday, February 13.

 

Heredia made his Broadway debut in Rent, for which he received the 1996 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and an Obie Award.  Heredia recreated his role in the original London production of Rent where he garnered an Olivier nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and in the feature film, directed by Chris Columbus.  Other credits include: Eli in Eli’s Coming (Vineyard Theatre), Elizabeth Swados’ The New Americans for which he composed the song “No Es Asi,” Popol Vuh at Lincoln Center, Intar and on tour and The Tower (Danny Kaye Theatre).   Film: Three Chris’s, The Girl from the Naked Eye, Descent, Nailed, Johnny Was, Flawless and On a Mission from God.  Television: “Without a Trace,” “Medium,” “Law and Order SVU,” and “Spin City”.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret.  This production is choreographed by Lynne Page and directed by Terry Johnson, who won a 2010 Tony Award for his direction.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES made Tony Awards history this year as the first show to ever win the Tony Award three times for best production. The classic musical comedy won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical. A Broadway revival won two 2005 Tony Awards including the Best Revival of a Musical prize. LA CAGE won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, as well as Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Best Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson).

LA CAGE is also the winner of three Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright), four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including 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) and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Revival of a Musical.

 

The production has also been cited on more Best of 2010 lists than any other Broadway musical, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Daily News, Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Time Out New York and NY1.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES currently stars Kelsey Grammer as Georges; Douglas Hodge as Albin; Fred Applegate as M. Dindon/M. Renaud; Alyce Beasley as Mme. Dindon/Mme. Renaud; Chris Hoch as Francis; Elena Shaddow as Anne; A.J. Shively as Jean-Michel; Christine Andreas as Jacqueline; Robin De Jesús as Jacob; Heather Lindell as Colette; Michael Lowney as Etienne and Bill Nolte as Tabarro.   Bruce Winant replaces Bill Nolte as Tabarro beginning on Tuesday, January 11.  Nolte’s final performance will be Sunday, January 9.

 

Also starring as the notorious and dangerous Cagelles are Matt Anctil as Angelique, Nicholas Cunningham as Hanna, Sean Patrick Doyle as Chantal, Yurel Echezarreta as Phaedra, Logan Keslar as Bitelle and Terry Lavell as Mercedes.   The production also features Christophe Caballero, Todd Lattimore, Dale Hensley, Caitlin Mundth and Cheryl Stern.

 

Georges (Kelsey Grammer) is the suave owner of a glitzy drag club on the French Riviera. Partnered romantically with his high-strung star performer, Albin (Douglas Hodge), the pair live a charmed life—until Georges’ son announces his engagement to the daughter of a conservative right-wing politician who’s coming to dinner.

 

Douglas Hodge and Nicholas Cunningham are appearing with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’ Equity Association for its assistance to this production.

 

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, released the New Broadway Cast Recording for LA CAGE AUX FOLLES on September 28. The recording is produced by PS Classics co-founder Tommy KraskerPS Classics co-founder Philip Chaffin serves as Executive Producer.

 

The original production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was one of Broadway’s biggest hits of the 1980s.  It opened August 21, 1983 at the Palace Theatre, where it played for over four years and 1,761 performances.  The show won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical, Best Score (Jerry Herman) and Best Book (Harvey Fierstein).

 

The new production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES played from November 23, 2007 to March 8, 2008 at the Menier Chocolate Factory, earning across the board raves and moving to the West End’s Playhouse Theatre on October 30, 2008, where it was nominated for seven 2009 Olivier Awards, winning for Best Musical Revival and Best Actor in a Musical for Douglas Hodge and won the 2009 Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical.   The Broadway production opened at the Longacre Theatre on April 18, 2010.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features set design by Tim Shortall, costume design by Matthew Wright, lighting design by Nick Richings, sound design by Jonathan Deans and wig and makeup design by Richard Mawbey. Musical supervision, orchestrations and dance arrangements are by Jason Carr. Musical director is Todd Ellison.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, David Babani, Fran and Barry Weissler and Edwin W. Schloss, Bartner/Tulchin, Broadway Across America, Matthew Mitchell, Raise the Roof 4 Richard Winkler/Bensinger Taylor/Laudenslager Bergère, Arlene Scanlan/John O’Boyle, Independent Presenters Network, Olympus Theatricals, Allen Spivak, Jerry Frankel/Bat-Barry Productions, Nederlander Presentations, Inc/Harvey Weinstein.

 

Tickets ($132.50 – $39.50; Premium $251.50; Table Seating $251.50) are on sale through Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200, online at www.telecharge.com/lacage and at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street).  Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM.

 

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www.LaCage.com

La Cage composer Jerry Herman celebrated tonight on “The Kennedy Center Honors”

WINNER! THREE 2010 TONY AWARDS

INCLUDING BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL!

 

TOP 10 OF 2010!
NEW YORK TIMES  *  TIME MAGAZINE  *  ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY *
TIME OUT NEW YORK  *  DAILY NEWS  *  NY1  *  LOS ANGELES TIMES

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

COMPOSER JERRY HERMAN IS CELEBRATED TONIGHT

ON “THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS”

 

LA CAGE STAR KELSEY GRAMMER

FEATURED IN MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO HERMAN’S MUSICALS

 

9:00-11:00 PM THIS EVENING ON CBS

 

Legendary composer Jerry Herman, who is currently represented on Broadway with the Tony Award-winning revival of his hit musical LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), is celebrated this evening in the CBS network television broadcast of “The Kennedy Center Honors”.   Current LA CAGE star Kelsey Grammer took part in a musical tribute to Herman, who was honored for lifetime achievement in the performing arts.  “The Kennedy Center Honors” airs in the New York area on WCBS-TV Channel 2 from 9:00 – 11:00 PM.  Check local listings. Continue reading

La Cage aux Folles offers friends and family 4-packs

WINNER! THREE 2010 TONY AWARDS

INCLUDING BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL!

TOP 10 OF 2010!
NEW YORK TIMES              TIME MAGAZINE     ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
TIME OUT NEW YORK                LOS ANGELES TIMES

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

 


OFFERS FRIENDS AND FAMILY 4-PACKS!

THREE NEW DEALS FOR BIG SAVINGS IN THE NEW YEAR

FOR PERFORMANCES JANUARY 11 THRU FEBRUARY 13

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the winner of three 2010 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, is offering a special friends and family 4-pack for seats for all performances from January 11 through February 13.

 

Ticket buyers can purchase a minimum of four tickets to the hit Broadway musical for: $220 in the rear mezzanine (savings of over $140), $240 in rear orchestra seats rows P-Q (savings of $160), or $318 for orchestra and front mezzanine (saving of over $210).  All prices include $1.50 facility fee. Up to 24 tickets may be purchased with this offer.  The friends and family 4-pack is available from www.broadwayoffers.com, by phone at 212-947-8844, or at the Longacre Theatre Box Office (220 West 48th Street).  Use the following code to take advantage of this special offer: LCFAM4PK.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret.  This production is choreographed by Lynne Page and directed by Terry Johnson, who won a 2010 Tony Award for his direction.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES made Tony Awards history this year as the first show to ever win the Tony Award three times for best production. The classic musical comedy won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical. A Broadway revival won two 2005 Tony Awards including the Best Revival of a Musical prize. LA CAGE won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, as well as Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Best Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson).

LA CAGE is also the winner of three Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright), four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including 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) and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Revival of a Musical.

 

The production has also been cited as one of the Top 10 productions of 2010 by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and Time Out New York.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES currently stars Kelsey Grammer as Georges; Douglas Hodge as Albin; Fred Applegate as M. Dindon/M. Renaud; Alyce Beasley as Mme. Dindon/Mme. Renaud; Chris Hoch as Francis; Elena Shaddow as Anne; A.J. Shively as Jean-Michel; Christine Andreas as Jacqueline; Robin De Jesús as Jacob; Heather Lindell as Colette; Michael Lowney as Etienne and Bill Nolte as Tabarro.

Grammer and Hodge play their final performance as Georges and Albin on Sunday, February 13.  Four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and six-time Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Tambor begin performances as Albin and Georges on Tuesday, February 15.

 

Also starring as the notorious and dangerous Cagelles are Matt Anctil as Angelique, Nicholas Cunningham as Hanna, Sean Patrick Doyle as Chantal, Yurel Echezarreta as Phaedra, Logan Keslar as Bitelle and Terry Lavell as Mercedes.   The production also features Christophe Caballero, Todd Lattimore, Dale Hensley, Caitlin Mundth and Cheryl Stern.

 

Georges (Kelsey Grammer) is the suave owner of a glitzy drag club on the French Riviera. Partnered romantically with his high-strung star performer, Albin (Douglas Hodge), the pair live a charmed life—until Georges’ son announces his engagement to the daughter of a conservative right-wing politician who’s coming to dinner.

 

Douglas Hodge and Nicholas Cunningham are appearing with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’ Equity Association for its assistance to this production.

 

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, released the New Broadway Cast Recording for LA CAGE AUX FOLLES on September 28. The recording is produced by PS Classics co-founder Tommy KraskerPS Classics co-founder Philip Chaffin serves as Executive Producer.

 

The original production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was one of Broadway’s biggest hits of the 1980s.  It opened August 21, 1983 at the Palace Theatre, where it played for over four years and 1,761 performances.  The show won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical, Best Score (Jerry Herman) and Best Book (Harvey Fierstein).

 

The new production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES played from November 23, 2007 to March 8, 2008 at the Menier Chocolate Factory, earning across the board raves and moving to the West End’s Playhouse Theatre on October 30, 2008, where it was nominated for seven 2009 Olivier Awards, winning for Best Musical Revival and Best Actor in a Musical for Douglas Hodge and won the 2009 Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical.   The Broadway production opened at the Longacre Theatre on April 18, 2010.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features set design by Tim Shortall, costume design by Matthew Wright, lighting design by Nick Richings, sound design by Jonathan Deans and wig and makeup design by Richard Mawbey. Musical supervision, orchestrations and dance arrangements are by Jason Carr. Musical director is Todd Ellison.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, David Babani, Fran and Barry Weissler and Edwin W. Schloss, Bartner/Tulchin, Broadway Across America, Matthew Mitchell, Raise the Roof 4 Richard Winkler/Bensinger Taylor/Laudenslager Bergère, Arlene Scanlan/John O’Boyle, Independent Presenters Network, Olympus Theatricals, Allen Spivak, Jerry Frankel/Bat-Barry Productions, Nederlander Presentations, Inc/Harvey Weinstein.

 

Tickets ($132.50 – $39.50; Premium $251.50; Table Seating $251.50) are on sale through Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200, online at www.telecharge.com/lacage and at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street).  Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM.

 

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www.LaCage.com

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

Harvey Fierstein joins La Cage aux Folles on February 15

WINNER! THREE 2010 TONY AWARDS

INCLUDING BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

TONY AWARD-WINNING LA CAGE AUX FOLLES AUTHOR

HARVEY FIERSTEIN

JOINS THE CAST OF LA CAGE AUX FOLLES AS ALBIN!

FIERSTEIN BEGINS PERFORMANCES FEBRUARY 15

AT THE LONGACRE THEATRE FOR 12 WEEKS ONLY

Four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein is returning to Broadway, starring as Albin in the 2010 Tony Award-winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. Fierstein won the 1984 Tony Award for writing LA CAGE, but this will be his first time appearing in the show.  He will debut on Tuesday, February 15 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) for a limited run of 12 weeks only.    Fierstein’s co-star will be announced soon.

The current stars of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, five-time Emmy Award-winner Kelsey Grammer as Georges and Olivier and 2010 Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge as Albin, will depart the production on Sunday, February 13. Continue reading