STAGE TUBE: New LA CAGE Commercial With Fierstein!

By: Feb. 14, 2011
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Harvey Fierstein, Jeffrey Tambor, Wilson Jermaine Heredia and Micheal McShane join the cast of the Tony Award-winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. The production continues to play the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Click below to check out the new commercial, which features Harvey Fierstein!

Wilson Jermaine Heredia, one of the original stars of Rent and the 1996 Tony Award-winner for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. Heredia replaces 2010 Tony-nominee Robin De Jesús in the role of Jacob.  Four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and six-time Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Tambor join the company as Albin and Georges. Also joining the company on February 15 is Micheal McShane. McShane replaces Fred Applegate as M. Dindon/M. Renaud. McShane starred in the British version of Who's Line Is It Anyway? and voiced Audrey II for West End's 2006 revival of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS.

Five-time Emmy Award-winner Kelsey Grammer, 2010 Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge and 2010 Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesús played their final performances on Sunday, February 13.

Heredia made his Broadway debut in Rent, for which he received the 1996 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and an Obie Award. Heredia recreated his role in the original London production of Rent where he garnered an Olivier nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and in the feature film, directed by Chris Columbus. Other credits include: Eli in Eli's Coming (Vineyard Theatre), Elizabeth Swados' The New Americans for which he composed the song "No Es Asi," Popol Vuh at Lincoln Center, Intar and on tour and The Tower (Danny Kaye Theatre). Film: Three Chris's, The Girl from the Naked Eye, Descent, Nailed, Johnny Was, Flawless and On a Mission from God. Television: "Without a Trace," "Medium," "Law and Order SVU," and "Spin City".

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret. This production is choreographed by Lynne Page and directed by Terry Johnson, who won a 2010 Tony Award for his direction.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES made Tony Awards history this year as the first show to ever win the Tony Award three times for best production. The classic musical comedy won six Tony Awards in 1984, including Best Musical. A Broadway revival won two 2005 Tony Awards including the Best Revival of a Musical prize. LA CAGE won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, as well as Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Best Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson).

LA CAGE is also the winner of three Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright), four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge), Outstanding Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright) and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Revival of a Musical.

The production has also been cited as one of the Top 10 productions of 2010 by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and Time Out New York.

Tickets ($132.50 - $39.50; Premium $251.50; Table Seating $251.50) are on sale through at 212-239-6200, online at and at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street). Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM.

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