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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.


Original Production
Run Type: Open Run
Market: Broadway
Previews: November 02, 1966
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Cabaret Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Cabaret been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Choreography for Ron Field, Best Costume Design for Patricia Zipprodt, Best Direction of a Musical for Harold Prince, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for John KanderBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Fred Ebb and Best Scenic Design for Boris Aronson .

What Tony Awards has Cabaret won?
Best Musical, Best Choreography for Ron Field, Best Costume Design for Patricia Zipprodt, Best Direction of a Musical for Harold Prince, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for John Kander Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Fred Ebb and Best Scenic Design for Boris Aronson .

What other awards has Cabaret been nominated for?
Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for Boris Aronson.

What other awards has Cabaret won?
Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for Boris Aronson.

What awards has Cabaret been nominated for?
Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for Boris Aronson.

What awards has Cabaret won?
Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for Boris Aronson.

What productions of Cabaret have there been?
Cabaret has had 18 productions including Broadway which opened in 1966, Broadway which opened in 1966, US Tour which opened in 1967, West End which opened in 1968, Regional (US) which opened in 1982, West End which opened in 1986, Broadway which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1987, West End which opened in 1993, Broadway which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 1998, West End which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2008, UK Tour which opened in 2008, West End which opened in 2012, Broadway which opened in 2014, US Tour which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2021.

What is the songs are in Cabaret and what's the order?
So What?
Don't Tell Mama
Telephone Song
Perfectly Marvelous
Two Ladies
It Couldn't Please Me More
Tomorrow Belongs to Me
Why Should I Wake Up?
The Money Song
If You Could See Her
What Would You Do?
It's the End of the Party
Angel of Love
I Don't Care Much
Herman, My German
Guten Abend
Goodtime Charlie
It'll All Blow Over
The Man in the Mirror
Never in Paris
Mein Herr
Money, Money, Money
Maybe This Time
Tiller Girls
Don't Go