La Cage Aux Folles - Original Broadway Souvenir Brochure (First Cast Change)
Lyrics and Music By Jerry Herman Book by Harvey Fierstein
La Cage aux Folles is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman. Based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret, it focuses on a gay couple: Georges, the manager of a Saint-Tropez nightclub featuring drag entertainment, and Albin, his romantic partner and star attraction, and the farcical adventures that ensue when Georges's son, Jean-Michel, brings home his fiancée's ultra-conservative parents to meet them. La cage aux folles literally means "the cage of mad women".
The original production ran for more than four years (1,761 performances), and won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book.
The success of the musical spawned a West End production and several international runs. The 2004 Broadway revival won the Tony Award for Best Revival, and the 2008 London revival garnered the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. The 2010 Broadway revival was nominated for eleven Tony Awards, winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. La Cage aux Folles is the first musical which has won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical twice and it has won a Best Musical Tony Award (Best Musical or Best Revival of a Musical) for each of its Broadway productions. The show has garnered five nominations for Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical from its three Broadway productions, twice for portrayers of Georges and three times for portrayers of Albin, winning the award twice (both for actors playing Albin).
La Cage Aux Folles Cast 1984 - Peter Marshall, Keene Curtis, Jay Garner, John Weiner, Elizabeth Parrish, Juliette Kurth, Darrell Carey, Darcy Pulliam, Mace Barrett, Bill Burns
Director - Arthur Laurents
Designer - David Mitchell
Lighting - Jules Fisher
Souvenir Program Date 1984 includes new insert with replacement cast. The program still has original Broadway Cast Featured
Size 255 x 300 mm Original Palace Theatre Ticket Stapled to top right cover
Condition: Used Good 8/10 - Lots of beautiful color plates from the show
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