La Cage aux Folles Production Information


August 09, 1983 (15 previews)


August 21, 1983

Closing:November 15, 1987
# Performances:1761
Theatres: Palace Theatre (New York, NY)
8/9/1983 - 11/15/1987

Palace Theatre (New York, NY)
8/21/1983 - 11/15/1987

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run


Other Productions of La Cage aux Folles

1983   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1986   West End London Production
West End
1987   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1989   West End London Concert
West End
2004   Broadway Broadway Revival
2006   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
2008   West End West End Transfer
West End
2010   Broadway Broadway Transfer
2011   US Tour National Tour
US Tour


Audio Recordings

1983  Composer's Demo
1983  Studio Demo
1983  Original Broadway Cast
1985  Australian Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical


  • La Jaula de las Locas (Spanish title)

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

We Are What We Are
A Little More Mascara
With Anne on My Arm
With You on My Arm
The Promenade
Song on the Sand
a.k.a. La da da da
La Cage aux Folles
I Am What I Am
Look Over There
Cocktail Counterpoint
The Best of Times

Cut prior to opening

Where Did We Go Wrong?
Have a Nice Day


(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 1984 - Actor (Musical)
George Hearn
Gene Barry
Tony Awards - 1984 - Book (Musical)
Harvey Fierstein
Tony Awards - 1984 - Choreographer
Scott Salmon
Tony Awards - 1984 - Costume Designer
Theoni V. Aldredge
Tony Awards - 1984 - Director (Musical)
Arthur Laurents
Tony Awards - 1984 - Lighting Designer
Jules Fisher
Tony Awards - 1984 - Musical
Kenneth D. Greenblatt
Marvin A. Krauss
Martin Richards
Allan Carr
Fritz Holt
Tony Awards - 1984 - Score
Jerry Herman


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