VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks Return to Broadway in CABARET on CBS
Broadway vet Alan Cummings discussed his return to Broadway to reprise his role of Emcee in "Cabaret" with the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts. Check out the appearance below!
"I feel exhausted!", quipped the actor on his return to the role after so many years. "No, I've actually been enjoying it, it's such fun and the good thing about muscle memory is that it actually exists!"
Roundabout Theatre Company will present the Tony winning musical Cabaret by Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb. Alan Cumming will reprise his Tony Award-winning role as Emcee, three time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams making her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles. The cast will also feature two time Tony nominee Linda Emond as Fraulein Schneider, four time Tony nomineeDanny Burstein as Herr Schultz, Bill Heck as Cliff, Aaron Krohn as Ernst and Gayle Rankin as Fraulein Kost.
Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (director) and Academy Award nominee Rob Marshall (co-director/choreographer) will return to recreate their Tony-nominated direction and choreography from the 1998 Tony Award-winning production.
The Kit Kat Klub boys & girls will be: Will Carlyon, Kaleigh Cronin, Caleb Damschroder, Benjamin Eakeley, Andrea Goss, Leeds Hill, Kristin Olness, Kelly Paredes, Jessica Pariseau, Dylan Paul, Jane Pfitsch, Evan Siegel, Stacey Sipowicz.
CABARET will play a 24-week limited engagement beginning previews on March 21, 2014 and open officially on April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street).