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Lada Edmund, Jr. as The Girl in the Cage - HULLABALOOGirl in the Cage, The - Dancing and wriggling atop a raised platform at the Hullabaloo A Go-Go, "the girl in the cage" appeared as a regular dancer on the popular rock 'n' roll music show HULLABALOO/NBC/1965-66.

The Girl in the Cage was the very agile Lada Edmund, Jr. who was always in a constant stage of "Frugging." Born 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lada Edmund, Jr. played Penelope Ann in original Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie (1960).  She also recorded a few singles on the Decca Label ("The Larue"; "Soul au Go Go"; and "I Know Something") and appeared in such films as For Those Who Think Young (1964) and Out of It (1969).

The show also featured choreographer David Winters, his assistant choreographer Jaime Rogers and the Hullabaloo dancers (a group of six female and four male dancers) that included Donna McKechnie, Lada Edmund, Jr., Michael Bennet, Gene Castle, Patrick Adiarte, Anita Mann, and Barbara Monte.

Hullabaloo Dancers

The Hullabaloo a Go Go -  a recreation of the Whiskey a Go Go nightclub in West Hollywood, California
The Hullabaloo A Go Go Stage

TRIVIA NOTE: On the sitcom TAXI/ABC/NBC/1978-83 Louis De Palma (Danny DeVito), a nasty taxi cab dispatcher worked in an elevated office cubical called "the Cage."

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