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Jeffrey Tambor to Join Harvey Fierstein in Broadway's La Cage Aux Folles Beginning February 15

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Harvey Fierstein
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Harvey Fierstein
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Six-time Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey Tambor will play Georges opposite four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein as Albin in the 2010 Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of La Cage Aux Folles, at the Longacre Theatre, beginning February 15. The pair will replace Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge, who depart on February 13.

Tambor's stage credits include Glengarry Glen Ross, Measure for Measure, and Sly Fox. He is well known for his work on the television series The Larry Sanders Show, Arrested Development, and Entourage. He can currently be heard on the big screen in the animated film Tangle.

Fierstein won the 1984 Tony Award for his book for La Cage, but has not appeared in a production of the show before now. He won the Tony for Hairspray, and his many Broadway credits include Torch Song Trilogy, Fiddler on the Roof, and A Catered Affair.

The musical features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and Fierstein's book is based on the play by Jean Poiret. This production is directed by Terry Johnson, who won a 2010 Tony Award for his work, and choreographed by Lynne Page.

The current cast also includes Fred Applegate as M. Dindon/M. Renaud; Alyce Beasley as Mme. Dindon/Mme. Renaud; Chris Hoch as Francis; Elena Shaddow as Anne; A.J. Shively as Jean-Michel; Christine Andreas as Jacqueline; Robin De Jesús as Jacob; Heather Lindell as Colette; Bill Nolte as Tabarro and David Nathan Perlow as Etienne.

Also starring as the Cagelles are Matt Anctil as Angelique, Nicholas Cunningham as Hanna, Sean Patrick Doyle as Chantal, Yurel Echezarreta as Phaedra, Logan Keslar as Bitelle and Terry Lavell as Mercedes. The production also features Christophe Caballero, Todd Lattimore, Dale Hensley, Caitlin Mundth and Cheryl Stern.

For more information on the show, click here.


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