La Cage aux Folles

April News Roundup

April 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

An awful lot has happened this month on the Great White Way – numerous shows have opened, squeezing in just in time for award consideration, and there’s been lots of exciting announcements and good old controversy. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, here’s what you’ve missed: The Addams Family opened to dismal reviews, while [...]

2010 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

April 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, Hunter and Sutton Foster announced the nominees for the 60th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, which honor the best in Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre. Winners will be announced on May 27 here on the blog. Here are this year’s musical theater nominees: Outstanding New Broadway Musical American Idiot Come Fly Away Fela! Memphis Sondheim [...]

2010 Drama League Nominations

April 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

The 2010 Drama League nominees have been announced. Chosen by a group of theater professionals and patrons, these include both On and Off-Broadway New York productions. Winners will be announced on May 21. Without further ado, here are the musical theater nominees: Distinguished Production of a Musical The Addams Family American Idiot Bloody Bloody Andrew [...]

The reviews for La Cage Aux Folles are in…and they adored it!

April 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

The verdict is unanimous: This scaled-down mounting of La Cage Aux Folles, a transfer from London’s Mernier Chocolate Factory, is a lovely, fun and nuanced take on the campy original. Doglass Hodge lived up to all expectations – blowing away every reviewer, particularly in his performance of “I Am What I Am” – and Kelsey [...]

Opening soon on Broadway…

March 1, 2010 // 2 Comments

A huge collection of shows are opening on Broadway in March and April. A lot of them have been covered on the blog here, but a quick round-up of what to look for in the coming months seemed in order. All About Me – March 18 This Dame Edna and Michael Feinstein spectacle got a lot of buzz when the two stars originally claimed to be mounting similarly [...]

Broadway’s La Cage Aux Folles announces additional casting

February 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

The West End transfer of La Cage Aux Folles, which opens April 18 at the Longacre Theater, previously announced its headliners Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge. Today, producers have added some additional names to the cast list, including: Tony Award nominees Veanne Cox (Company) and Robin de Jesus (In the Heights), Christine Andreas (Oklahoma!), A.J. [...]

A Big Broadway News Roundup

January 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Next to Normal Looking to Launch a National Tour [picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Next+to+Normal&iid=4959751″ src=”f/b/a/b/63rd_Annual_Tony_c2b6.jpg?adImageId=9327539&imageId=4959751″ width=”234″ height=”180″ /] Brian Yorkey, the book writer and lyricist for [...]

The West End La Cage aux Folles is Transferring to the Great White Way

August 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Olivier award winning London revival of La Cage aux Folles just announced plans to transfer to Broadway this spring. The production was created by the same company (The Mernier Chocolate Factory) that brought Sunday in the Park with George to Broadway in 2008. The production’s original director (Terry Johnson) and choreographer (Lynn Page) will [...]
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