Cabaret

Based on the play I Am a Camera by John Van Druten


Based on stories by Christopher Isherwood

The infamous Kit Kat Klub has undergone a new makeover. Grab a VIP seat and become a part of the action. … A female master of ceremonies hosts a decadent and sensual interpretation of CABARET.



Based on the original concept and script, this staged version brings forth the turmoil of love, trust, denial and desire embodied in Sally Bowles as well as the young and restless curiosity of a defiant American named Cliff.







From the producer that brought you the smash hit, Elevator, and the director of Into the Woods and Pippin.



Set against the backdrop of pre-World War II, the show takes place inside a provocative, yet forbidden Kit Kat Klub, where the relationship between cabaret performer Sally Bowles and the handsome American Cliff Bradshaw flourishes only to be confronted by social taboos and the imminent rise of the Nazi Party.



Overseeing all of the action in CABARET is the Master of Ceremonies (MC) of the Kit Kat Klub, who serves as a cultural metaphor and the upbeat catalyst to the ever-changing climate of the show.



Reflecting the moods and guiding the minds of the characters on stage, the MC takes pleasure in reminding the audience how easily society falls prey to the electrifying chaos that surrounds them. It is best to leave all inhibitions outside.

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by Michael Quintos - Oct 19, 2019
It's amazing to think that it has only been just six weeks since Tony Award winning stage and screen actress Betty Buckley ended her much-lauded 13-month-long engagement starring as the title role in the recent Broadway national tour production of HELLO DOLLY. During that brief stretch of time post-Dolly Levi, Ms. Buckley has been preparing to go back out on the road again, this time returning to her series of touring intimate one-woman concerts---no elaborate period costumes or scripted story dialogue this time, just her selection of favorite songs and her undeniable talent in its purest form. Luckily, Orange County is the first stop of her new show, which continues through October 19, 2019 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa, where the show serves as the 2019-2020 Season Opener for the Center's Cabaret Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
The 5 & Dime has announced its shows and new ticket subscription options starting at $74 for the theatre's 2020 season.
by Brady Schwind - Oct 18, 2019
Tom Wopat begins a series of Wednesday night concerts at the intimate Beach Cafe on October 23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Isabelle Georges in Oh La La! On November 15th 2019 at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Albuquerque's Fusion Theatre Company will present Taylor Mac's Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus in its first post-Broadway production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Lynda Rodolitz brings a?oeAnimal Magnetism,a?? back to Don't Tell Mama in November.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
As part of the Feast Festival, the Ukulele Dream Girl will premiere and tour her most personal cabaret show this November: Love at a Distance. In a world where most interactions are mediated or feel distant this show reminds audiences, in Adelaide and Victor Harbor, that all love and all love stories are valuable.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
La Clique, the Olivier Award-winning spectacular which blazed a trail for contemporary cabaret-variety and breathed new life into Spiegeltent performance, today confirms the full cast for its first West End run in over a decade including a host of showstopping new acts.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Hear the musical, SECOND STORY MAN AND THE SECRET OF SUCCESS, in concert form at the Duplex Cabaret, 61 Christopher Street, on November 18th at 7:00 PM.
by BWW Special - Oct 18, 2019
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Once On This Island, The Light in the Piazza, Sweeney Todd and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
With all the spark, wit, and snap that are hallmarks of her performances, vocalist and composer Carolyn German brings her cabaret 'Unsolicited Advice' to Don't Tell Mama, in NYC, November 15, at 7pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Multi award-winning Foothill Theatre Arts presents Bertolt Brecht's satirical masterpiece about the rise of a demagogue, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, in a stunning new adaption by Pulitzer, Olivier and Tony Award-winning American playwright, Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park) making its Bay Area premiere. Director Bruce McLeod invites audiences into a seedy 1930s Chicago cabaret for this production, presented three weeks only November 8 a?" 24, 2019 (press opening: Saturday, November 9) at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Contains mature language. Parental discretion advised. Tickets ($5 - $20) and information are available at www.foothill.edu/theater or by calling (650) 949-7360.
by Jenny Turknett - Oct 18, 2019
Summer planning starts now for Broadway hopefuls! Explore the ever-expanding program options available for musical theatre students.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The North American tour of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical Beautiful- The Carole King Musical will welcome Kennedy Caughell (Carole King), James D. Gish (Gerry Goffin), Kathryn Boswell (Cynthia Weil), James Michael Lambert (Barry Mann), Matt Loehr (Don Kirshner) and Rachel Coloff (Genie Klein) to the Company.
by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2019
Some of Broadway's best recently came together for Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefiting the Humane Society of New York at Feinstein's/ 54 Below. Get a peek inside the benefit with a look at Tony winner Beth Leavel singing Gypsy's 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' to Myrtle, one of the event's adoptable dogs!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Play That Goes Wrong brings mayhem to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts from October 31 through November 3. The Play That Goes Wrong is generously sponsored by The Club at Rockland Trust Bank.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Traveling Players Ensemble has announced an upcoming benefit performance on The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center. Tricks & Treats will feature the talents of Traveling Players' young performers alongside songs from Dr. Dour & Peach, a spooky musical comedy duo.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Tituss Burgess will make his Carnegie Hall debut on February 1, 2020 with a concert titled Take Me to the World, paying homage to the legendary music of Stephen Sondheim.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
After a sold-out Natalie and Nat King Cole celebration in April and the summer tribute to Doris Day hosted by Doris Dear, Blake Allen's hit An Evening With... Series returns tomorrow to the famed Green Room 42 for a look at Eartha Kitt's musical legacy and life.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Nunsense a?" a musical that has made millions laugh a?" in the Stackner Cabaret, November 8, 2019 a?" January 12, 2020.
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 17, 2019
With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you insight into what to expect from their programs, from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're looking at Marymount Manhattan College's Department of Theatre Arts. Check out info on the school and answers about their program!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Almost, Maine... it's a town that's so far north, it's almost not in the United States-it's almost in Canada. And it almost doesn't exist. Because its residents never got around to getting organized. So, it's just...Almost.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers' musical, LOVE QUIRKS returns to NYC with an industry reading on Thursday, November 14th at 7:30PM and Friday, November 15th at 2PM at the Dramatists Guild Foundation's The Music Hall (356 W. 40th St., 2nd Floor).  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
LA's newest monthly musical series, Feinstein's Presents mostlyNEWmusicals, returns Monday, November 4, 2019 with Brett Ryback's JOE SCHMOE SAVES THE WORLD, directed by Christian Barillas.
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 17, 2019
Ari Axelrod's Bridging The Gap is teaching future artists that a?oeCabaret Is The Art Of Being Yourself On Purpose.a?? ~~ Dick Gallagher
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 17, 2019
The popular boy singer has only to put his name on a new show for his fans to turn out, and Michael Kirk Lane will deliver all the pathos and comedy they hope for, even in a theme-free show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
In honor of our service men and women, Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces National Veterans and Military Families Month at the Center, featuring military veteran bands throughout November, a Vets and Pets event, special discounted tickets for three shows, and more! To kick off the month of celebration, the Center invites everyone to a special Vets and Pets event FREE on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza, Sunday, November 3 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Join us as we celebrate heroes of all kinds, including veterans, military families, and their furry companions. Come ready to enjoy outdoor music with the delightfully retro Jill Sargeant Duo and live swing band Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang. While you're here, grab a treat to eat at our dog-friendly George's Café, where four-legged friends can look forward to a special snack as well! In honor of our service men and women, George's Café is pleased to offer our veterans and active duty service members a 15% discount during the month of November with a valid military ID.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Bagels and Broadway a?" the radio show and podcast hosted by 5x Billboard Award winning media personality, Valerie Smaldone a?" brings entertainment notables, from Tony winners to hot newbies to audiences all over the planet, via radio or the world-wide web every Saturday at 9:05am. Valerie has another stellar lineup planned for Saturday, Oct. 19th. Audiences can tune in on radio at AM970, or by logging on to: http://www.am970TheAnswer.com.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
The blockbuster Broadway hit, Moulin Rouge, will be heading to the West End in 2021!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
It's (almost) the most wonderful time of the year! Back by public demand, The Barricade Boys today announce their second Christmas residency at The Other Palace in London's West End.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019
Songwriter Michael Friedman died in 2017, but his work will live on. According to The New York Times, nine albums of his unreleased work will soon be released.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The second performance for Brian Copeland Presents The Best of San Francisco Solo Series 2019/20 in partnership with The Marin Cultural Association at The Marin Center's Showcase Theater is Diane Barne's solo show My Stroke of Luck. A captivating tale of a harrowing recovery. Not everyone knows that the average person loses 1.9 million brain cells every minute a stroke goes untreated, but Diane Barnes did. As a radiologist who diagnoses strokes, Barnes did not deal with having a stroke very well; it was more than 20 hours before she went to the hospital. My Stroke of Luck follows Barnes as she recounts her experience of having a stroke, her path to recovery, and more. A spellbinding and funny look at love, family, and seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Barnes shares the story of a single adoptive mother of special needs and gifted sons and how she forges a new identity after a debilitating stroke. My Stroke of Luck, directed by Rebecca Fisher and developed with David Ford, will be presented on Sunday, November 10, 2019 (7pm) at The Marin Center's Showcase Theater.
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2019
In his latest musical parody, Randy Rainbow takes on Giuliani in a parody of the title song from Mamma Mia!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
The Avenel Performing Arts Center (APAC), a new multi-disciplinary performing arts center located in Woodbridge, New Jersey, presents WICKED DIVAS Wednesday, October 23 thru Sunday, October 27, 2019.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 16, 2019
His NYC Cabaret debut continues as Sean Patrick Murtagh brings two more performances of his MARIO! Lanza tribute to The Green Room 42.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 16, 2019
A true original continues to stake her claim as one of cabaret's greats with a new show titled DECADENT STANDARDS.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
NiCori Studios & Productions announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, 'Music at the Mansiona??, on Sunday, October 27, at 3pm at the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center in Bloomfield, NJ.  Performers include Ilene Angel, Steven Carl McCasland and Randie Levine-Miller .  The Young Musician Moment performer will be Bethany Duffy.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Be welcome! Starting November 16, THE EARTH, THAT IS SUFFICIENT, an iterative, year-long, transnational, ensemble-driven performance project exploring the precarity of human relationships to extraction, consumption, and power, culminates in the HEARTSPACE performance residency at the Anacostia Playhouse. With a series of public events, HEARTSPACE is an inter-generational invitation to create, build, and dance as we envision a hopeful future beyond the climate crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
The Marsh Berkeley announces the extension of That Don Reed Show created by acclaimed comedian/playwright, Theatre Bay Area (TBA) 2018, 2017 nominee, and 2016 TBA winner Don Reed. Following a successful World Premiere run at The Marsh Berkeley, That Don Reed Show transferred to The Marsh San Francisco in September 2019. Saturday Night Live said Don was a?oetoo white,a?? while the network executive for In Living Color said he wasn't a?oeblack enough.a?? So Don created That Don Reed Showa?"his own sketch variety showa?"bringing Bay Area audiences an evening of irreverent sketches, edgy stand-up, music, and moving drama. With a little bit of improvisation and constantly evolving material, no two shows are exactly alike. Special themed and holiday performances will be offered throughout the run. That Don Reed Show will be extended October 20 a?" December 29, 2019 (specific times below) at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia St., San Francisco. For tickets ($20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved) or more information, the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call The Marsh Box office at 415-282-3055 (open Monday through Friday, 1pm-4pm).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
In a combined triumph for the Classic Popular Songbook, its purveyors and adherents, and the professionalism and perseverance of THE MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION, the unique organization presents its 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention at The Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Monday, October 28th and running through Thursday, October 31st. The four individual concerts will be offered at 6:00 PM each evening, and more than seventy-five vocalists and musicians are scheduled to perform. Tickets are now on sale at the Jazz at Lincoln Center box office and www.jazz.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
On Saturday 26 October, Birmingham Hippodrome will be celebrating its 120th birthday by heading back to the theatres origins as a circus with a free open day for all the family.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) opens its 46th Winter Mainstage Season with the Florida Premiere of the uplifting, five-time Tony-nominated musical, Bright Star. Called a?oeA shining achievementa?? by The New York Times, Bright Star tells a story of love and forgiveness set against the vibrant backdrop of the American South in the 1940s. With Music, Book, and Story by Steve Martin and Music, Lyrics, and Story by Edie Brickell, Bright Star will run in FST's Gompertz Theatre starting November 6.
by Brady Schwind - Oct 16, 2019
The sensational Amy Beth Williams ,in her latest show ,proves the singer is one of he best cabaret artists working in New York City today.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the Bay Area premiere of Groundhog Day the Musical, the hit Broadway comedy adapted from the timeless Bill Murray film. Danny Rubin, co-writer of the 1993 film, wrote the book, with music and lyrics supplied by Tony-winner Tim Minchin (Matilda). Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.
by Amy Oestreicher - Oct 16, 2019
Avery Sommers has had a fantastic career so far, appearing on Broadway in Ain't Misbehavin', Show Boat, Chicago, and Platinum. Now, the versatile performer makes her New York solo debut in an extraordinary collection from the Great American Songbook. In this BWW Exclusive Interview, Sommers talks about the inspiration behind For Sentimental Reasons.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Today National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene announced the Tony Award-winning creative team for the New York debut of the acclaimed musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
The music of Chrstine Rosenblatt will be featured in Women of The Wings Volume III: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers - set for March 14 at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Club44 Records recently celebrated the upcoming release of Christmas at Birdland, featuring Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso and Klea Blackhurst, at the legendary Birdland Jazz Club in New York, NY. The party was attended by a host of Broadway, jazz and cabaret industry professionals, including Max von Essen, Natalie Douglas and Karen Mason, to name a few.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Rehearsals have begun and it feels like sha la la for Love in Hate Nation, an original rock romance set in a 1960s Juvie Hall that features book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis, directed by John Simpkins.