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La Cage Aux Folles Chicago

Posted by showbizdeluxe on October 17, 2011 at 1:35 PM

CHICAGO (Oct. 17, 2011) - Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that individual tickets for three-time Tony Award®- winner, including the award for BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, go on sale Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at 10 a.m. LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, starring George Hamilton and Chris Sieber, is coming to the Bank of America Theatre (18 W. Monroe) Dec. 20, 2011- Jan. 1, 2012. This hilarious new production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was the biggest hit of the 2010 Broadway season, leaving audiences in stitches night after night!

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES tells the story of Georges, the owner of a glitzy nightclub in lovely Saint-Tropez , and his partner Albin, who moonlights as the glamorous chanteuse Zaza. When Georges ' son brings his fiancée ' s conservative parents home to meet the flashy pair, the bonds of family are put to the test as the feather boas fly! LA CAGE AUX FOLLES is a tuneful and touching tale of one family ' s struggle to stay together, stay fabulous and above all else, stay true to themselves.

 

The creative team includes director Terry Johnson, who won a 2010 Tony Award for his LA CAGE AUX FOLLES direction, choreographer Lynne Page, set designer Tim Shortall, costume designer Matthew Wright, lighting designer Nick Richings, sound designer Jonathan Deans and orchestrator/musical supervisor Jason Carr. The tour is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, David Babani and Fran and Barry Weissler.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES recently made Tony Awards® history as the first show to ever win the Tony Award® three times for best production. The classic musical comedy by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein originally won six Tony Awards® in 1984, including Best Musical. A Broadway revival won two 2005 Tony Awards® including the Best Revival of a Musical prize. The new, freshly reconceived LA CAGE AUX FOLLES won three 2010 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson).

 

The production is also the winner of three Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical and Outstanding Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson) and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Revival of a Musical.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret.

 

The New York Times calls LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, “A triumph!” The Washington Post raves, “Undoubtedly a front-runner for best musical revival!” The Wall Street Journal says, “ILLUMINATING – and then some!” The New Yorker calls the show, “Utterly absorbing and subversive!”

 

The schedule for LA CAGE AUX FOLLES is as follows:

 

Tuesday, Dec. 20th at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26th at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 21st at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27th at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 22nd at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28th at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 23rd at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29th at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 24th at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30th at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 31st at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 1st at 2 p.m.

 

Individual tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at 10 a.m. and range in price from $32 - $95. A select number of premium seats are also available for many performances. Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Kiosk at Water Tower Place (845 N. Michigan Ave.), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775‐2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations (including Hot Tix and select Carson Pirie Scott, Coconuts and fye stores), and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com. Groups of 15 or more may receive a discount on most shows by calling (312) 977‐1710. Gift certificates, which can be redeemed for any production or for season ticket packages, can be obtained at Broadway In Chicago box offices, www.BroadwayInChicago.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 775‐2000. Please note: Ticket prices and performance schedule are subject to change.

 

For more information, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com .

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