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Not the Same Old Song and Dance

Posted by lgirard on December 07th 2007 to Center News

Not the same old song and dance
Male chorus line among the many delights of ‘La Cage’
By Lisa Bornstein

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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.  READ LISA’S WHOLE REVIEW <<CLICK HERE>>

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