La Cage aux Folles

La Cage aux Folles

Broadway
Musical
Comedy
Original
SYNOPSIS: Jerry Herman's musical, based on the French play of the same name, is the story of a flamboyant gay couple who must pretend to be straight for one night — with one of the men in drag — to dupe the conservative political family of their son's fiancee.
People (193)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1984 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1984 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1984 Outstanding Book of a Musical Nominee
1984 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1984 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1984 Outstanding Lyrics Nominee
1984 Outstanding Music Winner
1984 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1984 Outstanding Orchestrations Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1984 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1984 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1984 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Winner
Tony Award
1984 Actor in a Musical Winner
1984 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1984 Book of a Musical Winner
1984 Choreography Nominee
1984 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1984 Direction of a Musical Winner
1984 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1984 Musical Winner
1984 Original Score Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Nov 15, 1987 24 $261,157.00 $0.00 $10,360.00 $29.45 $0.00 8867 1683 8 0 65.86% -2.44%
Nov 8, 1987 23 $250,797.00 $0.00 $62,188.00 $27.27 $0.00 9196 1683 8 0 68.30% 18.14%
Nov 1, 1987 22 $188,609.00 $0.00 -$64,232.00 $27.93 $0.00 6754 1683 8 0 50.16% -7.27%
Oct 25, 1987 21 $252,841.00 $0.00 $21,623.00 $32.70 $0.00 7732 1683 8 0 57.43% -0.38%