La Cage Aux Folles at the Playhouse Theatre in London
SORRY THIS SHOW HAS NOW CLOSED
Playhouse Theatre, London
Opened: 30 October 2008
Closed: 2 January 2010
The Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of Jerry Herman’s La Cage Aux Folles has garnered multiple Tony award nominations for its Broadway transfer. La Cage Aux Folles premiered at the Chocolate Factory in 2008 before transferring to the Playhouse Theatre in London, and opened at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway to enormous critical acclaim.
The show features original London star Douglas Hodge and US actor Kelsey Grammer, both of whom have been nominated in the best actor in a musical category. In total the show has picked up 11 nominations, including best revival of a musical, scenic design (Tim Shortall), costume design (Matthew Wright), lighting design (Nick Richings), sound design (Jonathan Deans), direction (Terry Johnson), choreography (Lynne Page), orchestrations (Jason Carr) and best supporting actor (Robin De Jesus).
Other actors who played the part of Albin in London, currently starring Douglas Hodge, include TV stars Graham Norton and John Barrowman.