La Cage Aux Folles
Other Honors for this Production
—Drama Desk Awards nomination for Outstanding Director
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical
—2009 Olivier Award nomination for Best Director
This is Johnson’s first Tony nomination.
Johnson helmed stage adaptations of the hit films Rain Man and The Graduate.
“[La Cage] is a great piece, it’s a piece about tolerance, and nobody ever leaves the theater less tolerant [after seeing the show].” —Johnson in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/18/10