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'Cabaret' At Caldwell Seeks Holocaust Survivors For Post Matinee Discussions

Upcoming Production of CABARET at the Caldwell Theatre

Seeks Holocaust Survivors to Participate in

Post-Matinee Discussions with Cast & Audience 

The nation was mired in a deep recession with soaring unemployment rates. The people were increasingly disillusioned with a national government paralyzed by partisan strife and under constant attack by a small but growing political movement led by strident extremists. 

It is the background behind the edgy Entre'Acte Theatrix production of CABARET, which will run October 14-24 at the Caldwell Theatre in Boca Raton. 

"To bring the meaning and message of CABARET to life, particularly to younger audiences, we are inviting local Holocaust survivors to attend matinee performances of the show on October 16, 17 and 23, and then participate in a post-show feedback session with members of the audience and cast," says producer Vicki Halmos. "CABARET is a wonderful show, but one with disturbing undertones that merit full discussion." 

Accordingly, CABARET is offering free matinee tickets to any Holocaust survivor that is willing to participate in a post-show discussion. All they have to do to be placed on the comp list is send an email to publicist Gary Schweikhart at gary@pr-bs.net. He will make sure that the comps will be available for pick-up at the box-office prior to the 2 p.m. matinees. Group discounts are also available for Holocaust Survivor groups. 

Just like its recent production of HAIR, the Entre'Acte Theatrix production of CABARET will be directed and choreographed by Kimberly Dawn (KD) Smith, a protégé of the late Broadway wunderkind Michael Bennett. The show stars Leah Sessa as Sally Bowles, Shane Blanford as the MC, Ryan Michael Owens as Cliff, Jeanne McKinnon as Fraulein Schneider and Greg Halmos as Herr Schultz. 

This production of the smash hit musical CABARET will run for 12 performances at the Caldwell Theatre, located at 7901 North Federal Highway in Boca Raton:

+ Thursday, October 14 - 8 p.m.

+ Friday, October 15 - 8 p.m.

+ Saturday, October 16 - 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.

+ Sunday, October 17 -- 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

+ Wednesday, October 20 -- 8 p.m.

+ Thursday, October 21 - 8 p.m.

+ Friday, October 22 - 8 p.m.

+ Saturday, October 23 - 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

+ Sunday, October 24 - 2 p.m. 

Tickets are $30 each for Center Circle seats and $25 for all others. If available, a special $10 Student Rush price will be offered on day of show. For groups of 15 or more, the price per ticket is $20, with the 16th ticket free. 

Tickets may be purchased by calling the Caldwell Theatre box office at 561.241.7432 or online at www.caldwelltheatre.com or at www.entractetheatrix.org.

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