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La Cage aux Folles Production History

La Cage aux Folles Show Information

Previews: August 09, 1983 (15 previews)
Opening:August 21, 1983
Closing:November 15, 1987
# Performances:1761
Theatres: Palace Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
8/21/1983 - 11/15/1987
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Show type Musical
Other titles:
  • La Jaula de las Locas (Spanish title)

Other Productions of La Cage aux Folles

1989   West End London Concert
West End
1983   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1986   West End London Production
West End
1987   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
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

La Cage aux Folles - 1983 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor in a Musical George Hearn
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gene Barry
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Book of a Musical Harvey Fierstein
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lighting Design Jules Fisher
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lyrics Jerry Herman
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Music Jerry Herman
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Musical 0
1984 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestrations Jim Tyler
1984 The Hewes Awards Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge
1984 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Harvey Fierstein
1984 Tony Awards Best Choreography Scott Salmon
1984 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge
1984 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Arthur Laurents
1984 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Jules Fisher
1984 Tony Awards Best Musical Kenneth D. Greenblatt
1984 Tony Awards Best Musical Marvin A. Krauss
1984 Tony Awards Best Musical Martin Richards
1984 Tony Awards Best Musical Allan Carr
1984 Tony Awards Best Musical Fritz Holt
1984 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Jerry Herman
1984 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical George Hearn
1984 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gene Barry