La Cage aux Folles

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La Cage aux Folles is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman Based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret.

The original text

Musical script (No music included [Printed (photocopy) of the Samuel French script.]) held by NELM: [Collection: FARMER, Anthony]: 2007. 18. 1. 2. 1. 6.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1996-1997: Presented by the Johannesburg Civic Theatre by arrangement with DALRO [Pty] Ltd in 1997, starring Philip Godawa, Drummond Marais, Annabel Linder, James Ngcobo (as Jacob), Catherine Daymond and others. Decor by Anthony Farmer, musical direction by Bryan Schimmel.

Blaise Koch was the understudy for both leads and he went on to play the lead three times.


Wikipedia [1]

NELM: [Collection: TUCKER, Percy]: 2001. 20. 5. 54.

Other material held by NELM, including set designs.

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