La Cage aux Folles revolves around the lives of Georges, a nightclub owner, and his romantic partner, Albin, the star of the nightclub’s drag revue. Their lives take an unexpected turn when Georges’ son, Jean-Michel, announces his engagement to the daughter of a conservative politician. Georges and Albin must navigate the complexities of Jean-Michel’s desire for a traditional family appearance while embracing their own identities. La Cage aux Folles is an exploration of love, family, prejudice, and societal expectations.
Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1983)
Cast Size: 25+
Music/Lyrics: Jerry Herman
Book: Harvey Fierstein
Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
If you’re looking to discover new shows, here are some musicals like La Cage aux Folles.