Friday, 15 January 2010

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Reveals Slick New Broadway Artwork

Five-time Emmy Award-winning star Kelsey Grammer will make his Broadway musical debut opposite Olivier Award-winner Douglas Hodge in the Tony Award and Oliver Award-winning musical comedy, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. The acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production that dazzled London will begin previews on April 6, 2010 and open on April 18, 2010 at Broadway's Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street).

Today, is excited to share the fantastic artwork for the new production.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret. This freshly reconceived production is choreographed by Lynne Page and directed by Terry Johnson. Rehearsals will begin on Monday, March 1.

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 Menier Chocolate Factory production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES played from November 23, 2007 to March 8, 2008, earning across the board raves and moving to the West End's Playhouse Theatre on October 30, 2008, where it won the 2009 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival and will continue to delight audiences through January 2, 2010.

Full casting will be announced soon.

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