Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Presents ‘La Cage aux Folles’

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is excited to present the Tony Award-winning La Cage aux Folles, beginning January 9th and running until Sunday, March 3rd.

The original 1983 Broadway production received nine Tony Award nominations and won six. The 2010 Broadway revival was nominated for eleven Tony Awards, winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.

Based on the French play and retold in the Robin Williams movie, “The Birdcage,” the Jerry Herman Broadway musical La Cage aux Folles is the story of a gay couple who must pretend to be straight for one night – with one of the men in drag – to dupe the conservative political family of their son’s fiancée. Featuring songs, “I Am What I Am,” “With Ann on My Arm,” and “The Best of Times.”

The cast of La Cage aux Folles, playing through March 3 at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. Photo courtesy of Patrick A'Hearn/Riverside Center for the Performing Arts.
The cast of ‘La Cage aux Folles,’ playing through March 3 at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. Photo courtesy of Riverside Center for the Performing Arts.

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director, Patrick A’Hearn, is pleased to announce a terrific cast starring Gabe Belyeu as Albin and Christopher Sanders as Georges. The cast also includes John Matthew Flemming (Jean-Michel), Anthony Cosby (Jacob), Stephanie Wood (Anne), Robert Beard (Edouard Dindon/Monsieur Renaud), Carol Hagy (Marie Dindon/Mme. Renaud), Andrea Kahane (Jacqueline), Colby LeRoy (Francis), Sally Roehl (Collette), Alan Hoffman (Tabarro), Benjamin Brackley (Chantal), Joshua James Crawford (Phaedra), Thomas Delgado (Mercedes), Andrew Prowant (Angelique), Kevin Taylor (Hanna), and Kyle Fleig (Bitelle).

The creative team is led by Director/Choreographer and Broadway veteran, Patti D’Beck with Music Director and Conductor Garrett Jones. Costumes designed by Kyna Chilcot, with Sound Designs by George Ligon. The Production Stage Manager is RaeAnna Hammerbacker, and Ronald Keller is the Scenic Designer. Our creative team is complete with Lighting Designer, Mike Jarett, and Properties Master & Set Dresser, Bridgid Burge.

La Cage aux Folles plays through March 3, 2019, at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, 95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA. For tickets, contact the box office at (540) 370-4300 or go online.

Regular price tickets: $40-$69. Discounted senior and group rates are available, as well as student rush tickets (with valid student ID). Evening performances start at 7:30 pm with dinner service beginning at 5:30 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Matinee performances start at 1:30 pm with dinner service beginning at 11:30 am on Wednesday and 3:00 pm on Sunday with dinner service beginning at 1:00 pm.