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Harvey Fierstein and Jeffrey Tambor star in this freshly reconceived production of the Tony-winning musical.

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Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber Celebrate a Frosting-Filled Anniversary at La Cage aux Folles

Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber Celebrate a Frosting-Filled Anniversary at La Cage aux Folles
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The best of times is now at the Longacre Theatre, where the Tony-winning revival of La Cage aux Folles celebrated its one year anniversary on April 20. Show stars Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber (who play loving nightclub owners Albin and Georges) gathered with the talented Cagelle crew to celebrate the milestone with a pyramid of appropriately pink frosted cupcakes ...

Shoshana Bean Reunites with Harvey Fierstein at La Cage aux Folles

Shoshana Bean Reunites with Harvey Fierstein at La Cage aux Folles

Things got a little wicked backstage at the Longacre Theatre on April 10, when former Elphaba Shoshana Bean stopped by La Cage aux Folles to get cozy with her once-upon-a-time Hairspray co-star, Harvey Fierstein. After seeing the show, Bean couldn’t wait to get backstage to give Fierstein a big bear hug. Check out these two cuties, and be sure to ...

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La Cage aux Folles, Now Starring Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber, Sets Closing Date

La Cage aux Folles, Now Starring Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber, Sets Closing Date

The Tony-winning Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles has set a closing date of May 1 at the Longacre Theatre. The show, which now stars librettist Harvey Fierstein as Albin and Christopher Sieber as Georges, will have played 433 performances and 15 previews upon closing. Terry Johnson’s production will launch a national tour in October in Des Moines, IA ...

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Veanne Cox Returns to La Cage aux Folles; Heather Lindell to Play Anne

Veanne Cox Returns to La Cage aux Folles; Heather Lindell to Play Anne

Tony Award nominee Veanne Cox (Company, Caroline, or Change) will return to La Cage aux Folles on April 5 as Mme. Dindon/Mme. Renaud, the roles she originated in the Tony-winning Broadway revival. Cox left La Cage in fall 2010 to appear in John Guare’s A Free Man of Color and was replaced by Allyce Beasley. The show continues its ...

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Glam New Production Photos of La Cage Stars Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber

Glam New Production Photos of La Cage Stars Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber
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The best of times is now to see Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber in the Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles. Not only are the stars perfectly in sync as Albin and Georges, there’s the added excitement of seeing the show’s Tony-winning librettist (Fierstein, of course) play the part he created—and perform Jerry Herman’s beloved anthem, “I Am What ...

La Cage Alum Robin de Jesus Cheers 'Wonderful' New Stars Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber

La Cage Alum Robin de Jesus Cheers 'Wonderful' New Stars Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber

There’s a new pair of headliners at La Cage aux Folles, and the Tony-winning Broadway revival welcomed members of the press to see Harvey Fierstein and Christopher Sieber lead the cast at the March 23 matinee. Seated dead center in the second row of the Longacre Theatre was one of the show’s original stars, Robin de Jesus, who received a ...

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La Cage's Harvey Fierstein Butters Up Paula Deen on Today

La Cage's Harvey Fierstein Butters Up Paula Deen on Today

La Cage aux Folles' newest headliner Harvey Fierstein paid a visit to The Today Show on March 16 to talk to about joining the Tony-winning revival (which he originally wrote in 1983.) Regular Today host Kathie Lee Gifford was out for the day, so Fierstein was greeted by her celebrity standby, TV cooking personality Paula Deen. The Food Network ...

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Ain't He Lucky? Harvey Fierstein Unveils New La Cage Hubby Christopher Sieber

Ain't He Lucky? Harvey Fierstein Unveils New La Cage Hubby Christopher Sieber

Harvey Fierstein unveiled a first peek at new La Cage aux Folles co-star Christopher Sieber with a candid backstage photo on Facebook, complete with a loving caption: "My new husband. Ain't I lucky?" Two-time Tony nominee Sieber starts performances as Georges opposite Fierstein's Albin on March 11, after accepting the role (replacing departed star Jeffrey Tambor) just last week ...

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Quick Study! Christopher Sieber to Start La Cage Performances Early

Quick Study! Christopher Sieber to Start La Cage Performances Early

Two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber (Spamalot, Shrek) will begin performances as Georges opposite Harvey Fierstein as Albin in La Cage aux Folles five days earlier than previously announced. Sieber is now set to join the Broadway revival on March 11 rather than March 15 at the Longacre Theatre. Understudy Chris Hoch has been playing the role since Jeffrey Tambor ...

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Start Date Set for Christopher Sieber in La Cage aux Folles

Start Date Set for Christopher Sieber in La Cage aux Folles

Two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber will begin performances as Georges in the Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles on March 15. As previously announced, Sieber was tapped to co-star with Harvey Fierstein as Albin after the sudden departure of Jeffrey Tambor. Georges will be played by understudy Chris Hoch through March 13 at the Longacre Theatre.

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Christopher Sieber to Join Harvey Fierstein in La Cage aux Folles

Christopher Sieber to Join Harvey Fierstein in La Cage aux Folles

Tony nominee Christopher Sieber has been tapped to play Georges opposite Harvey Fierstein as Albin in the Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles. Sieber replaces Jeffrey Tambor, who withdrew from the show on February 24 after a week of performances, citing complications from hip surgery. Understudy Chris Hoch has been playing Georges in the interim at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre ...

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One Week After Starting, Jeffrey Tambor Withdraws from La Cage aux Folles

One Week After Starting, Jeffrey Tambor Withdraws from La Cage aux Folles

Four-time Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Tambor has left the Broadway production of La Cage aux Folles. He joined the musical on Tuesday, February 15 in the role of Georges alongside Harvey Fierstein and played his final performance on Thursday, February 24.

Tambor made his Broadway debut in 1976 in Larry Gelbart’s Sly Fox and appeared in the Public Theater Central ...

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Kelsey Grammer Has a Real-Life Broadway Wedding at the Longacre Theatre

Kelsey Grammer Has a Real-Life Broadway Wedding at the Longacre Theatre

Former La Cage aux Folles star Kelsey Grammer married his fiancee, 29-year-old Kayte Walsh, on stage at the Longacre Theatre on February 25, three days after his 56th birthday. The afternoon ceremony was presided over by cast member Terry Lavell, who plays Cagelle Mercedes in the show and is an ordained minister.

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Squigs Puts a Little More Mascara On at La Cage aux Folles

Squigs Puts a Little More Mascara On at La Cage aux Folles

There’s a new Zaza in town, and Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed to the Longacre Theatre to capture the fabulous Harvey Fierstein as the flamboyant diva of La Cage aux Folles. Harvey, who won a Tony for his La Cage book back in 1984, has joined the Tony Award-winning musical revival alongside Jeffrey Tambor as Georges. Take ...

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Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge Bid La Cage aux Folles a Fond, Fabulous Farewell

Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge Bid La Cage aux Folles a Fond, Fabulous Farewell
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It was an emotional night at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on February 13, as La Cage aux Folles stars Kelsey Grammer, Douglas Hodge, Robin de Jesus and Fred Applegate bid their gloriously glitzy show a bittersweet goodbye. Not to worry, these talented fellows are leaving their show in good hands, with Harvey Fierstein and Jeffrey Tambor stepping in as Albin and ...

Wilson Jermaine Heredia on Rent Memories and Why He's Willing to Don Heels Again in La Cage aux Folles

Wilson Jermaine Heredia on Rent Memories and Why He's Willing to Don Heels Again in La Cage aux Folles

No musical in the 1990s was more acclaimed than Rent, and the cast member who received the most critical praise—and took home a Tony Award—was a soft-spoken newcomer with a beautiful smile and a heartbreaking storyline. Wilson Jermaine Heredia gave a transformational performance as doomed drag queen Angel Schunard, strutting through “Today 4 U” and declaring “I’ll Cover You” in ...

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Show People: La Cage Star Harvey Fierstein on His Delicious Drag Past and Present

Show People: La Cage Star Harvey Fierstein on His Delicious Drag Past and Present

Harvey Fierstein is a theater icon who could easily be sitting back counting the royalties from the current hit revival of his musical La Cage aux Folles, which earned him one of his four Tony Awards. Instead, he's deep in rehearsals to replace Tony winner Douglas Hodge as Albin, the drag star of the well-loved musical on February 15. For ...

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Scribe-Turned-Star Harvey Fierstein, Musical Newbie Jeffrey Tambor & Rent Icon Wilson Jermaine Heredia Talk La Cage

Scribe-Turned-Star Harvey Fierstein, Musical Newbie Jeffrey Tambor & Rent Icon Wilson Jermaine Heredia Talk La Cage

It’s big news around Broadway that Harvey Fierstein is headed into the hit revival of La Cage aux Folles, the show that earned him a Best Book Tony Award way back in 1984. On January 27, Harvey and his new Georges, Emmy nominee Jeffrey Tambor, took time away from rehearsal to preview their stage partnership at a meet-and-greet at Hurley’s ...

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Exclusive! First Photo of Incoming La Cage Stars Harvey Fierstein, Jeffrey Tambor & Wilson Jermaine Heredia

Exclusive! First Photo of Incoming La Cage Stars Harvey Fierstein, Jeffrey Tambor & Wilson Jermaine Heredia

Now here’s a threesome we can get excited about seeing on Broadway: Harvey Fierstein, Jeffrey Tambor and Wilson Jermaine Heredia! This talented trio is headed to the Longacre Theatre on February 15, where they will assume the roles of Albin, Georges and Jacob, respectively, in the hit revival of La Cage aux Folles. Broadway.com got the first snapshot of ...

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Look Over There! La Cage Star Kelsey Grammer to Make Reality TV

Look Over There! La Cage Star Kelsey Grammer to Make Reality TV

La Cage aux Folles star Kelsey Grammer will trade in the footlights of Broadway for the flashbulbs of reality TV, according to Variety, though he will stay behind the scenes. Grammer, who ends his run as Georges on February 13, has partnered with reality television maven Stella Bulochnikov-Stolper to form G3 Productions, which will focus exclusively on reality shows. Brian ...

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Micheal McShane to Join Harvey Fierstein and Jeffrey Tambor in La Cage aux Folles

Micheal McShane to Join Harvey Fierstein and Jeffrey Tambor in La Cage aux Folles

Micheal McShane will join the cast of the Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles on February 15 as M. Dindon/M. Renaud, joining incoming stars Harvey Fierstein as Albin/Zaza, Jeffrey Tambor as Georges and Wilson Jermaine Heredia as Jacob. Terry Johnson’s Tony-winning production continues its run at the Longacre Theatre, where it opened on April 18, 2010.

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Ooh-la-la, Zaza! Feast Your Eyes on Harvey Fierstein and Jeffrey Tambor in La Cage aux Folles

Ooh-la-la, Zaza! Feast Your Eyes on Harvey Fierstein and Jeffrey Tambor in La Cage aux Folles

As Harvey Fierstein preps to join the cast of La Cage aux Folles, the show that won him a Best Book Tony Award almost 27 years (!) ago, fans can get their first peek at the star in character as his own special creation, drag diva Zaza. Fierstein and TV star Jeffrey Tambor are set to assume the roles of Albin ...

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Tony Winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia Set for La Cage aux Folles

Tony Winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia Set for La Cage aux Folles

Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia will replace Robin De Jesus in the role of Jacob in the Tony-winning revival of La Cage aux Folles. Heredia will begin performances on February 15, the same time that the previously announced Harvey Fierstein and Jeffrey Tambor will join the company in the leading roles of Albin and Georges (respectively).

Heredia made his Broadway ...

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TV Funnyman Jeffrey Tambor to Join Harvey Fierstein in La Cage aux Folles

TV Funnyman Jeffrey Tambor to Join Harvey Fierstein in La Cage aux Folles

Six-time Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Tambor will make his Broadway musical debut as Georges opposite four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein as Albin in La Cage aux Folles beginning February 15, 2011. Current stars Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge will play their final performance at the Longacre Theatre on February 13.

Tambor made his Broadway debut in 1976 in Larry Gelbart’s ...

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Kylie Minogue & Graham Norton Have the Best of Times at La Cage aux Folles

Kylie Minogue & Graham Norton Have the Best of Times at La Cage aux Folles
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Diva-licious pop star Kylie Minogue spent the Thanksgiving holidays in New York, beginning her long weekend by performing her hit “Get Outta My Way” in the Macy’s parade. Then it was time for some R&R, which included taking in a performance of the Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles on November 27. The fabulous Ms. Minogue wasn’t the only ...

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