Photo Flash: Alan Cumming Takes Stunning Selfie Before CABARET's First Preview!
Alan Cumming Tweeted a selfie in costume backstage at Studio 54, just ahead of Cabaret's first preview on Broadway tonight. He wrote: "So this is happening... @Cabaret_Musical preview #1 Like in a couple of hours!!" Check out the stunning photo below!
Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tonight, March 21, and officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014. CABARET features a book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. It is based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood.
The cast includes two time Tony nominee Linda Emond as Fraulein Schneider, four time Tony nominee Danny Burstein as Herr Schultz, Bill Heck as Cliff, Aaron Krohn as Ernst and Gayle Rankinas Fraulein Kost, co-directed by Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (director) and Academy Award nominee Rob Marshall (co-director/choreographer).
The Cabaret Kit Kat Klub boys & girls are: Will Carlyon, Kaleigh Cronin, Caleb Damschroder,Benjamin Eakeley, Andrea Goss, Leeds Hill, Kristin Olness, Kelly Paredes, Jessica Pariseau, Dylan Paul, Jane Pfitsch, Evan Siegel, and Stacey Sipowicz.
The design team includes set and club design by Robert Brill, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Peggy Eisenhauer and Mike Baldassari and sound design by Brian Ronan. Patrick Vaccariello is the musical director.
CABARET features some of the best-known songs in musical theatre, including "Willkommen," "Maybe This Time" and "Cabaret." John Kander and Fred Ebb are two of the most successful and prolific collaborators in the American Theatre and are currently represented on Broadway with the award-winning revival of Chicago.