Broadway Features and Reviews
La Cage Aux Folles Dressed For Opening
By Broadway Magazine Staff
The Olivier Award winning revival of the Broadway beloved musical La Cage Aux Folles is set to open on Broadway officially on April 18. Starring Kelsey Grammer and London's Douglas Hodge as the main couple, La Cage is based on the film that also provided the inspiration for the hit comedy The Birdcage.
As a musical, La Cage Aux Folles is a 6-time Tony winner in its own right with music and lyrics by legend Jerry Herman and book by Broadway Renaissance man Harvey Fierstein. This new Broadway revival is choreographed by Lynne Page and directed by Terry Johnson.
The new revival also stars Fred Applegate as Edouard Dindon/M. Renaud; Tony nominee Veanne Cox as Mme. Dindon/Mme. Renaud; Chris Hochas Francis; Elena Shaddowas Anne; A.J. Shively as Jean-Michel; with two-time Tony nominee Christine Andreas as Jacqueline; Tony-nominee Robin de Jesus as Jacob; with Heather Lindell as Colette; Bill Nolte as Tabarro and David Nathan Perlow as Etienne.
Also starring as the notorious and dangerous Cagelles will be Nick Adams as Angelique, Sean A. Carmon as Phaedra, Nicholas Cunningham as Hanna, Sean Patrick Doyle as Chantal, Logan Keslar as Bitelle and Terry Lavell as Mercedes. The production also features Christophe Caballero, Todd Lattimore, Dale Hensley, Caitlin Mundth and Cheryl Stern.
Hum along with these Joan Marcus photos of the production, and get see for opening night on April 18 at The Longacre Theatre.
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