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“Willkommen! And bienvenue!” to Kander and Ebb’s Tony-winning Cabaret, where the world burns brightly with desire and debauchery. In 1929 Berlin, Cliff arrives to work on his novel but finds himself swept up in the life of the cabaret with its bawdy Emcee, and swept away by the performer and provocateur Sally Bowles. Bunked together at Fräulein Schneider’s boarding house, their impossible affair bumps up against the threatened love between their landlord and a Jewish fruit seller. From the opening notes of “Willkommen” through the title song and such classics as “Don’t Tell Mama” and “Money,” Cabaret delivers a raw theatrical experience on a knife’s edge between unbridled sexuality and looming disaster. Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Camelot, Kiss Me Kate) makes his OTC debut.

Book by
Joe Masteroff

Based on the play by
John Van Druten

Based on stories by
Christopher Isherwood

Music by
John Kander

Lyrics by
Fred Ebb

Music Direction by
Christopher Youstra

Choreographed by
Katie Spelman

Directed by
Alan Paul

2019-20 Season
Part of the 2019-20 Season

Casting Updates*

Jessica Ball (South Pacific) as Fraulein Kost
Mitchell Hébert (Mary Stuart) as Schultz
Gregory Maheu (Once) as Cliff
Donna Migliaccio (On The Town) as Schneider
Mason Alexander Park as the Emcee (Hedwig and the Angry Inch National Tour)
Alexandra Silber (Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof) as Sally Bowles
Tom Story (Matilda) as Ernst

*Casting announcements are subject to change. 

Cabaret

August 28 - October 6 2019

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