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The show may start with calling itself an illusion, but there’s far more depth to be found in the current revival of La Cage Aux Folles than in most shows you’ll find on the Great White Way.  While still ostensibly cartoonish and dated, this production directed of the show by Terry Johnson brings forth real heart and emotion in the best spirit of musical theatre.  By stripping down the production, Johnson eliminated some of the spectacle.  There are still plenty of sparkles, spangles, and costume changes, but never enough to weigh down the show.

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