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La Cage aux Folles   

 
Palace Theatre, (8/21/1983 - 11/15/1987)
First Preview: Aug 09, 1983 Total Previews: 15
Opening Date: Aug 21, 1983    
Closing Date: Nov 15, 1987 Total Performances: 1761

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Summer. St. Tropez, France.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander and Stewart F. Lane
Produced by Allan Carr, Kenneth D. Greenblatt, Stewart F. Lane, James M. Nederlander, Martin Richards, Marvin A. Krauss, Barry Brown and Fritz Holt; Produced in association with Jonathan Farkas, John J. Pomerantz and Martin Heinfling
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Based on the play "La Cage Aux Folles" by Jean Poiret; Musical Director: Don Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Don Pippin; Music orchestrated by Jim Tyler; Dance Music Arranged by G. Harrell
Directed by Arthur Laurents; Choreographed by Scott Salmon; Assistant Choreographer: Richard Balestrino
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Sound Design by Peter J. Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Ted Azar; Associate Lighting Design: Dawn Chiang; Associate Costume Design: Martin Pakledinaz; Make-Up Design by Ted Azar
Executive Producer: Barry M. Brown and Fritz Holt; General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc., Gary Gunas and Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Nina Skriloff; Management Associate: Sue Frost and Joey Parnes
Production Stage Manager: Fritz Holt; Stage Manager: James Pentecost
Music published by Jerryco Music Co. and Edwin H. Morris & Co.; Musical Coordinator: John Monaco
Casting: Pulvino & Howard, Ltd.; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Dance Captain: Bob Brubach; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne
Cast
Gene BarryGeorges
George HearnAlbin
Walter CharlesM. Renaud
Jay GarnerEdouard Dindon
Brian KellyFrancis
Merle LouiseMme. Dindon
Elizabeth ParrishJacqueline
Leslie StevensAnne
William Thomas, Jr.Jacob
John WeinerJean-Michel
Sydney AndersonMme. Renaud
St. Tropez Townsperson
David CahnChantal
La Cagelle
Dennis CallahanMonique
La Cagelle
Betsy CraigPaulette
St. Tropez Townsperson
Frank Di PasqualeDermah
La Cagelle
John DolfNicole
La Cagelle
David EngelHanna
La Cagelle
David EvansMercedes
La Cagelle
Linda HabermanBitelle
La Cagelle
Eric LampLo Singh
La Cagelle
Jack NeubeckHercule
St. Tropez Townsperson
Dan O'GradyOdette
La Cagelle
Deborah PhelanAngelique
La Cagelle
Jay PierceEtienne
St. Tropez Townsperson
Marie SantellBabette
St. Tropez Townsperson
David ScalaPhaedra
La Cagelle
Sam SinghausClo-Clo
La Cagelle
Jennifer SmithColette
St. Tropez Townsperson
Mark WaldropTabarro
St. Tropez Townsperson
Ken WardPepe
St. Tropez Townsperson
Swings: Bob Brubach, Drew Geraci, Jan Leigh Herndon and Leslie Simons
Standby: Jamie Ross (Georges)
Understudies: Sydney Anderson (Jacqueline), Bob Brubach (Etienne, Francis, Pepe, Phaedra), Walter Charles (Albin, Edouard Dindon, Georges), Betsy Craig (Mme. Dindon), Drew Geraci (Chantal, Dermah, Hanna, Hercule, Jean-Michel, Mercedes, Tabarro), Jan Leigh Herndon (Angelique, Anne, Babette, Colette, Mme. Renaud, Paulette), Jack Neubeck (M. Renaud) and Ken Ward (Jacob)
Tony Award®
winner 1984 Best Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Allan Carr , Kenneth D. Greenblatt , Marvin A. Krauss , Stewart F. Lane , James M. Nederlander and Martin Richards ;  Executive Producer: Barry M. Brown and Fritz Holt
winner 1984 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by Harvey Fierstein
winner 1984 Best Original Score [winner] 
 Music by Jerry Herman ;  Lyrics by Jerry Herman
winner 1984 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  George Hearn
 1984 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Gene Barry
winner 1984 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  Theoni V. Aldredge
 1984 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Jules Fisher
 1984 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Scott Salmon
winner 1984 Best Direction of a Musical [winner] 
  Arthur Laurents
Drama Desk Award
 1984 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Allan Carr , Kenneth D. Greenblatt , Stewart F. Lane , James M. Nederlander , Martin Richards and Marvin A. Krauss
 1984 Outstanding Book [nominee] 
 Book by Harvey Fierstein
winner 1984 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  George Hearn
 1984 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Gene Barry
 1984 Outstanding Orchestration [nominee] 
  Jim Tyler
 1984 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Jerry Herman
winner 1984 Outstanding Music [winner] 
 Music by Jerry Herman
winner 1984 Outstanding Costume Design [winner] 
  Theoni V. Aldredge
 1984 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Jules Fisher
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1 Sung By
We Are What We AreLes Cagelles
A Little More MascaraAlbin and Friends
With Anne on My ArmJean-Michel
With You on My Arm (Reprise) Georges and Albin
The PromenadeTownspeople
Song on the SandGeorges
La Cage aux FollesAlbin and Les Cagelles
I Am What I AmAlbin
ACT 2 Sung By
Song on the Sand (Reprise) Georges and Albin
MasculinityGeorges, Albin and Townspeople
Look Over ThereGeorges
Cocktail CounterpointGeorges, Edouard Dindon, Mme. Dindon and Jacob
The Best of TimesAlbin, Jacqueline and Patrons
Look Over There (Reprise) Jean-Michel
Grand FinaleEntire Company