La Cage aux Folles

Theatre
Marquis Theatre (New York, NY)
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Running Time
Two hours and 30 minutes with one intermission
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Based on a French film by Jean Poiret by the same name, as well as the inspiration for the 1996 hit film The Birdcage, La Cage aux Folles is a boisterous and uplifting celebration of family values. The musical tells the story of Albin and Georges, two middle-aged partners who run a drag nightclub in St. Tropez. Their outrageously resplendent peace turns to mayhem when their son announces that he is getting married -- to the daughter of a local morals crusader! The original Broadway production received six Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Stage Door Chicago: Jerry Herman Discusses His Life & Shows
by Michael J. Roberts - January 13, 2008

Jerry Herman pulls the stops out in this in-depth and heartfelt conversation about his incredible career. You have seen the PBS documentary, now hear Jerry in his own words enlighten us on his remarkable life and music. (more...)

2005 Tony Awards Q&A: Gary Beach
by Robert Diamond - June 1, 2005

Nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for La Cage aux Folles, Gary Beach stars in the show as Albin. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Robert Goulet Opens in La Cage
by Linda Lenzi - May 7, 2005

The company of La Cage aux Folles celebrated with its newest star, Robert Goulet at a post-show reception at Tony's Di Napoli Time Square. (more...)

An Interview with La Cage's Michael Benjamin Washington
by Robert Diamond - April 30, 2005

Currently stealing the show every night in La Cage aux Folles is Michael Benjamin Washington. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cast of La Cage Welcomes Robert Goulet
by Linda Lenzi - April 19, 2005

The company of La Cage aux Folles welcomed its newest star, Robert Goulet at a post-show reception at Tony's Di Napoli Time Square on April 15th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: La Cage Benefits Trevor Project and Jerry Herman Painting Unveiled
by Linda Lenzi - April 2, 2005

A portion of proceeds from La Cage on 3/30 benefited The Trevor Project and a portrait of composer Jerry Herman was unveilved for the Broadway Wall of Fame. (more...)

Goulet to Step into La Cage Aux Folles on April 15th
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2005

Replacing Daniel Davis, the beloved crooner will take over as Georges in La Cage aux Folles starting April 15th (more...)

Offical Announcement: Robert Goulet Joins Cast of La Cage Aux Folles
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2005

The producers of La Cage aux Folles announced today that legendary Broadway star Robert Goulet is confirmed to join the cast of La Cage aux Folles. The Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winning actor will replace Daniel Davis in the role of Georges mid-April (exact date TBD) at Broadway's Marquis Theatre. Understudy John Hillner will assume the role for the interim performances. (more...)

Shakeup at La Cage: Daniel Davis Out, Robert Goulet Coming In
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2005

Daniel Davis was let go from La Cage following the March 27 matinee, Goulet joins the cast in mid-May. (more...)

March 30th Performance of La Cage to Benefit Trevor Project, Reception to Follow
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2005

A portion of the proceeds from the March 30, evening performance of La Cage at the Marquis will benefit The Trevor Project, an organization dedicated to suicide prevention among gay and questioning teens. (more...)

Photo Coverage: La Cage Uncaged!
by Linda Lenzi - December 10, 2004

The highly anticipated revival of La Cage aux Folles starring Gary Beach and Daniel Davis opened at the Marquis Theatre on December 9th. Click for all the fun! (more...)