Not the same old song and dance
Male chorus line among the many delights of ‘La Cage’
By Lisa Bornstein
Friday, December 7, 2007
I can’t decide whether it’s wonderful or tragic that 20 years after its Broadway debut, La Cage aux Folles still packs an emotional punch.
Certainly it presents a narrow view of homosexuality, confining it to a drag club on the Riviera filled with preening men approximating a cartoon of femininity. It’s got a Boys in the Band whiff of the stale, but like that play, the musical today reminds us of how glacial progress can be.Â READ LISA’S WHOLE REVIEW <<CLICK HERE>>