What is the meaning of 'Cages aux Folles'?
"La cage aux folles" means literally "the cage of madwomen." "Folles," however, is also a slang term for effeminate homosexuals (queens). The expression does not really mean "birdcage," but it is impossible to translate effectively in one catchy phrase.
It may help to realize that "bird" is British slang for woman, like "chick".
Hello Dolly, La Cage aux Folles Not correct on La Cage Aux Folles. "La Cage" as it is called was first a French play which opened in 1973. In 1978 the play was then made into a movie also in French, not to be confused with The Birdcage which was an American movie released in 1996. The show La Cage Aux Folles the musical opened on Broadway in 1983.
The meaning: "cage aux folles" refers to transsexuals, especially Men dressed as women. The french word: "Folles" refers to men wearing rags or women clothes. Their was a french movie in 1978: La Cage aux Folles is a 1978 film adaptation of the 1973 play by Jean Poiret. It was directed by Édouard Molinaro. Like the play, the film tells the story of a homosexual couple - Renato, the manager of a Saint-Tropez nightclub featuring…
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In La Cage Aux Folles who is the character of Jacob or a character description and what is his vocal range?
In La Cage Aux Folles, Jacob is Albin's and Georges' sassy, cross-dressing housekeeper whom Georges hired as a butler, but prefers to be called the maid. He is the comic-relief of the story who desires to be one of Les Cagelles, the club's "showgirls" and is arguably the show's most hilarious and underrated character. His voice range is usually baritone.