La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles

The Broadway Musical

Book - 1987
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Based on the play by Jean Poiret Casting: 7m, 3f, w/chorus of 10m, 2f Scenery: Various Sets WINNER Best Revival of a Musical - 2010 Tony(R) Awards WINNER Outstanding Revival of a Musical - 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award WINNER Outstanding Revival of a Musical - 2010 Drama Desk Award WINNER Best Musical - 1984 Tony(R) Awards Much revived, most recently in a 2010 production transferred to Broadway from London's Menier Chocolate Factory, La Cage Aux Folles remains one of the all time biggest hits, adding new dimension to the boulevard comedy. After twenty years of un-wedded bliss Georges and Albin, two men partnered for better-or-worse get a bit of both when Georges' son (fathered during a one-night fling) announces his impending marriage to the daughter of a bigoted, right-wing politician. Further complicating the situation is the 'family business': Albin and Georges run a transvestite nightclub in St. Tropez, where Albin is the star performer 'Zaza'. Georges reluctantly agrees to masquerade as normal when he meets the family of the bride-to-be. But Albin has other plans, with hilarious results.This is Jerry Herman's best musical yet-happier, more assertive, more buoyant than Hello Dolly or Mame.-New York Post The schmaltziest, most old fashioned major musical since Annie. Highly enjoyable.-The New York Times
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Samuel French, Inc., c1987
ISBN: 9780573681639
0573681635
Branch Call Number: 782.8 H55c
Characteristics: 132 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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