La Cage aux Folles Production Information


Previews:

August 09, 1983 (15 previews)

Opening:

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
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
 

 


Other Productions of La Cage aux Folles


1983   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
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
Broadway
2006   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
2008   West End West End Transfer
West End
2010   Broadway Broadway Transfer
Broadway
2011   US Tour National Tour
US Tour

 


Audio Recordings


1983  Composer's Demo
[unreleased]
1983  Studio Demo
[unreleased]
1983  Original Broadway Cast
1985  Australian Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

OTHER TITLES:

  • 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
Masculinity
Look Over There
Cocktail Counterpoint
The Best of Times

Cut prior to opening

Where Did We Go Wrong?
Have a Nice Day

La Cage aux Folles - 1983 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
George Hearn
Gene Barry
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Harvey Fierstein
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Costume Design
Theoni V. Aldredge
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Jules Fisher
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Lyrics
Jerry Herman
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Music
Jerry Herman
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Jim Tyler
 
The Hewes Awards - 1984 - Costume Design
Theoni V. Aldredge
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Book of a Musical
Harvey Fierstein
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Choreography
Scott Salmon
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Costume Design
Theoni V. Aldredge
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Direction of a Musical
Arthur Laurents
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Lighting Design
Jules Fisher
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Musical
Kenneth D. Greenblatt
Marvin A. Krauss
Martin Richards
Allan Carr
Fritz Holt
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Jerry Herman
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
George Hearn
Gene Barry

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