Winner of 11 Broadway Tony Awards, the rollicking romping fun hit musical La Cage Aux Folles is in Melbourne celebrating its 40th Anniversary at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
A timeless and enduring story of love, commitment, family, and acceptance; that the Hollywood movie The Birdcage was based on.
An all-new Australian production starring five-time Helpmann Award winner Paul Capsis in the lead role of Albin and internationally renowned singer and actor Michael Cormick (Beauty and The Beast, The Phantom of The Opera) as his husband Georges.
Legendary entertainer Debra Byrne (Sunset Blvd, Les Miserables) is playing Jacqueline the stylish restauranteur. Silver Logie winner Peter Phelps (Stingers, The Flying Doctors) reprises his role as Edouard Dindon, our conservative politician and future in-law, and Genevieve Morris (Ride Like A Girl, Comedy Inc) is playing his wife Marie Dindon. Loredo Malcom (The Rocky Horror Show, Hamilton) takes the role of the wild butler/maid, Jacob, and Bev Killick (Jack Irish, Savage River) plays our hysterical stage manager Francis.
The two young lovebirds, Jean-Michel and Anne, at the centre of the caper will be played by exciting new talents Noah Mullins (Jagged Little Pill) and Genevieve Kingsford (Mary Poppins).
Written by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Torch Song Trilogy) and Jerry Herman (Hello Dolly, Mame). The musical that gave us the hit song and anthem “I am What I am”.
Get ready for an all singing, all dancing, all laughing journey to the night life of St Tropez in the south of France.