If my spirit animal1 came in musical form, this would be it. La Cage aux Folles. The cage of mad women.
It guarantees a night perfect for both kicking shoes off and throwing high heels on – this 9 Works Theatrical production is anything but a drag. Knowing absolutely zilch about theater, I came to the press preview expecting nothing. Zero awareness about the multiple Tony Awards it swept, the Robin Williams movie it produced, even the iconic Inday Bote performance it spawned. Yup, for the barrage of belly laughs and mascara-tinged tears that commenced as soon as the curtains were drawn, I was magnificently unprepared.
Here are 10 reasons why I think this glitzier-than-thou musical extravaganza was made specifically for me.
In no particular order: