VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks End of CABARET: 'It's Like the End of An Era for Me'
Alan Cumming stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to talk about starring in Broadway's Cabaret, which ends its run this Sunday. "It's like the end of an era for me," said the actor, who later revealed that his friend, 'The Audience's Helen Mirren made fun of his love of comfortable Crocs... until she tried them herself!
Later, Cummings shares his experience sitting amongst Sarah Palin and Taylor Swift in the audience of the SNL 40th Anniversary.
Roundabout Theatre Company's production ofJoe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe winnerMichelle Williams, began previews on 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 also 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.
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