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Based on the play La Cage Aux Folles by Jean Poiret

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret.



Georges is the suave owner of a glitzy drag club on the French Riviera. Partnered romantically with his high-strung star performer, Albin, the pair live a charmed life-until Georges' son announces his engagement to the daughter of a conservative right-wing politician who's coming to dinner.



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).

Closing: January 31, 1987

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La Cage aux Folles Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of La Cage aux Folles have there been?
La Cage aux Folles has had 10 productions including Broadway which opened in 1983, Broadway which opened in 1983, West End which opened in 1986, US Tour which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2004, US Tour which opened in 2006, West End which opened in 2008, Broadway which opened in 2010 and US Tour which opened in 2011.

What is the songs are in La Cage aux Folles and what's the order?
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
La Cage aux Folles
I Am What I Am
Masculinity
Look Over There
Cocktail Counterpoint
The Best of Times
Where Did We Go Wrong?
Have a Nice Day