La Cage aux Folles: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

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 Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1983)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1980s / France


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Jerry Herman

Book: Harvey Fierstein


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1983)➝

Broadway Cast (2010)➝


Links

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1980s, LGBTQ+Tap DanceTony Award


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