La Cage Aux Folles Summary

  • La Cage Aux Folles is 2.5 Hours long, including an intermission of 15 Minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: April 6, 2010
  • Opens April 18, 2010
  • Show Closed: May 1, 2011

In La Cage Aux Folles, a gay man and his longtime partner pose as a straight couple (with the latter in drag) in order to win over the conservative parents of his son's future in-laws.

La Cage Aux Folles on Broadway Background

London's Menier Chocolate Factory brings its acclaimed revival of the Jerry Herman / Harvey Fierstein musical La Cage Aux Folles to Broadway in a production starring Kelsey Grammer ("Frasier", "Cheers"). As of February 2011, Harvery Fierstein has taken over the lead role in La Cage Aux Folles.

What’s La Cage Aux Folles Like?

The warm, funny musical comedy, based on the French film of the same name (later made into an American movie, The Birdcage), features a tuneful score that includes such songs as "I Am What I Am," "The Best of Times," "Song on the Sand," and "With You on My Arm."

Is La Cage Aux Folles Good for Kids?

Children under the age of 16 are permitted with adult supervision.

Theatre Information

Longacre Theatre

220 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,095
Entrance: 48th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenues
Theatre Information

Longacre Theatre Seating Chart

La Cage Aux Folles Marquee

La Cage Aux Folles Marquee

Cast Members

Georges
Christopher Sieber
Albin
Harvey Fierstein
M. Renaud
Michael McShane
Mme. Renaud
Veanne Cox
Anne
Heather Lindell
Jean-Michel
AJ Shively
Frances
Chris Hoch
Jacob
Wilson Jermaine Heredia
Jacqueline
Christine Andreas

Producers

Alecia Parker (Executive Producer)

Sonia Friedman Productions

David Babani

Barry & Fran Weissler

Edwin W. Schloss

Robert G Bartner/Norman 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 Presentation

Inc. and INC/Harvey Weinstein

Carlos Arana and Robert Driemeyer (Associate Producer)

Production Credits

Direction
Terry Johnson
Scenic Design
Tim Shortall
Costume Design
Matthew Wright
Lighting Design
Nick Richings
Sound Design
Jonathan Deans
Lyrics + Music
Jerry Herman
Book
Harvey Fierstein

Creative Team

General Management
Diane Benjamin + Pam Skinner + Tom Siracusa
General Manager
B.J. Holt
General Press Representative
Boneau / Bryan-Brown
Press Associate
Jim Byk
Advertising
SPOTCo
Dance Captain
Nicholas Cunningham
Photographer
Joan Marcus