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La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage Aux Folles was a fantastic. The set was simple yet complex. Before the show started the curtain was a bright pink. Then we were introduce to the club itself. The club had a simple decor. In the first scene in La Cage all we see are the dancers, which is plenty. The costumes we also simple. The way they fit the actors was flawless. the club dancers were dressed almost nothing. The costumes all fit the music and I like that in a show. Over all I think that La Cage Aux Folles was a…

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Added by Nyssa Jorenby on October 24, 2011 at 7:45pm — 2 Comments

"Oh, Helen Keller could tell you're gay!"

La Cage Aux Folles is a show that engages the audience unlike any other. The “fourth wall” is constantly being broken down with every time the actors speak out to us. It’s clear that the performance is one that is put on for us, not one for us to silently observe. It reaches out to speak to everyone in the theater.

La Cage Aux Folles, adapted from a French play, is a musical about Georges (played by George Hamilton)…
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Added by Zoë Makila on October 20, 2011 at 7:47pm — 2 Comments

The Best of Times, The Best of Shows - La Cage Aux Folles

Emma Dalen

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Added by Emma Dalen on October 20, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

"Judas! Traitor! Heterosexual!" Recalling an Uproarious Affair with La Cage Aux Folles

  Yeah, drag queens make me a little intimidated. It’s something that isn’t unheard of, I’m sure many have felt the same. With regard to that, the La Cage Aux Folles queens were stirring and intimidating because of their skill and sheer talent, and there were many talents to talk-up in the extremely well cast production of La Cage. My mind reels at what those ladies can manage in heels, not to mention wigs, pantyhose, and layers of padding! Hence, it’s hard not to feel…

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Added by Madeleine Michelle Bertch on October 20, 2011 at 4:13pm — 1 Comment

Feather Boas Optional

Max Singer

La Cage Aux Folles



I was greeted with two pink feather boas as I entered the lobby of the State Theatre to watch La Cage aux Folles. A not so subtle hint for the theme of the production I was about to see.



La Cage is at the State Theatre running October 18th through the 23rd. The story revolves around Georges (George Hamilton) owner and M.C. of a notorious local gay club. As he tries to impress his future in-laws for the sake of his son, Jean Michel, (Billy… Continue

Added by Maxwell Singer on October 20, 2011 at 1:34pm — 1 Comment

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