West End Revival of La Cage Extends Through September

News   West End Revival of La Cage Extends Through September
The West End revival of La Cage aux Folles has extended its current booking period at the Playhouse Theatre through Sept. 26.

The production was originally booking to April 25. Tickets for the extension period will be released for sale Feb. 2.

The production, which was originally produced at the Menier Chocolate Factory (where it opened Jan. 9), subsequently moved to the Playhouse, where it opened Oct. 30 (following previews from Oct.2 0). The production currently stars Graham Norton and Steven Pacey to April 25. Casting details for the new extension are still be confirmed, and will be announced in due course.

In the show, Norton plays the flamboyant and loveable Albin, whose idyllic existence with partner Georges (Spacey) is threatened when Georges' son announces his engagement to the daughter of a right-wing politician who wants to close down the local nightlife – and their Saint Tropez drag nightclub.

Also in the company are Tracie Bennett as Jacqueline, Paula Wilcox as Mme. Renaud and Mme. Dindon, Zoe Ann Bown, Ben Bunce, Darren Carnall, Nicholas Cunningham, Alicia Davies, Ben Deery, Adrian Der Gregorian, Nolan Frederick, Leanne Harwood, Matt Krzan, Robert Maskell, Iain Mitchell, Gary Murphy, Stuart Neal, Jason Pennycooke, Dane Quixall, Duncan Smith and Scott Speadbury.

The revival is directed by Terry Johnson, with choreography by Lynne Page, sets by Tim Shortall, costumes by Matthew Wright, wigs and make-up by Richard Mawbey, musical supervision and orchestrations by Jason Carr and musical direction by Nigel Lilley. It is produced by Chocolate Factory Productions, Sonia Friedman Productions, David Ian Productions, Tulchin/Bartner, The Ambassador Theatre Group, Jamie Hendry, Matthew Mitchell and David Mirvish. The production has been reconceived for the Playhouse, with audience members aged 18 and over able to purchase cabaret seating at the front of the stalls and, according to press materials, "experience La Cage aux Folles from within."

To book tickets contact the box office at 0870 060 6631 or visit www.lacagelondon.com.

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