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Cabaret - 1986 - West End

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.


Strand Theatre

(London, )
168-9 Strand
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2021
The entertainment industry has been hit hard by the health crisis, and many venues and arts organizations are in danger of closing.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Katie Finneran received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in the recent Broadway revival of Promises, Promises, as well as Tony®, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in the Broadway revival of Noises Off.
by Team BWW - Jan 22, 2021
Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret and buy the concert On Demand here!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2021
Today's top stories: go inside the making of the Broadway inauguration performance, Hillary Clinton shares a message of support for the Costume Industry Coalition, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Creative Cauldron presents a musical tour of the world in our intimate cabaret space turned high-def live stream studio, with a diverse musical line up specially curated by Ken Avis and Lynn Veronneau of the Wammie Award-winning jazz samba group Veronneau and Resident Artist Matt Conner.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Adelphi University's Performing Arts Center (PAC) is kicking off the new year with a celebration of the biggest musicals, from stage to screen, featuring Broadway and cabaret stars. The 'Broadway Hollywood SongBook' concert will take place on Sunday, January 31, at 5 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
On Jan 22, Arts in Review welcomes singer/actress Leslie Margherita, featured in Pasadena Playhouse’s virtual musical revue, You I Like: A Musical Celebration of Jerry Herman, honoring the genius responsible for the Broadway classics Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles and many more, now through February 7, 2021 on PlayhouseLive.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
When the theater's 2021 season comes to a close, Artistic Director Greg Vinkler will step down from administrative duties and retire. Linda Fortunato, a dedicated company member of 17 seasons at Peninsula Players, has been appointed associate artistic director and will work alongside Vinkler throughout the 2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Accomplished musical theater and screen star Robert Bannon has released his debut single, providing an inspiring, unforgettable soundtrack to a tumultuous year. Bannon's powerful rendition of Bette Midler's 'From a Distance' written by Julie Gold is a highly emotional and inspiring performance that sums up 2020 perfectly, providing an unforgettable, uplifting soundtrack to a tumultuous year. The track spotlights Bannon's emotive, rich, soaring voice and vocal flourishes as he sings of a hopeful, peaceful and prosperous future.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
Later this week, Billy Stritch sings Mel Torme opens The Cabaret Project of St. Louis' virtual season, TRIBUTES. New York's celebrated singer-pianist brings the legendary Mel Torme's swing and swagger direct from Birdland nightclub.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
Orlando Ballet has announced a production of Moulin Rouge The Ballet. Performances run February 11 @ 7:30 pm - February 14 @ 2:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
Alexandra Vandelle, chair of TfT's Board of Directors and member of the selection committee, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karine Ricard as  Théâtre français de Toronto's (TfT) new Artistic Director.
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 21, 2021
On January thirteenth the DC area arts community lost the immensely talented performer Delores King Williams. She was an incredibly talented actress and singer who was always a huge support factor for her fellow performers.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
Signature Theatre has released the ninth episode of The Signature Show, a free half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and memories of Signature’s past and a glimpse into its future.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2021
Celebrate love in 2021 at Club Cumming! bring your own blanket, but hot water bottles provided!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2021
Kicking off on Valentine's Day with over 100 events across three weeks, 2021 is set to be the biggest Auckland Fringe yet. This year's programme is packed full of energetic, urgent and innovative works that will burst Tāmaki Makaurau at its seams with accessibility, eccentricity, identity and everything in between.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 20, 2021
John Bucchino's break-out CD is being widely celebrated on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary and this online concert is a great way to enjoy the festivities.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2021
Today (January 20) in live streaming: an Inauguration Day special with the Chaos Twins and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021
The One Million Musicals podcast has found an exciting, innovative, and creative way to bring the world of musicals directly to you, releasing one brand new audio musical per month... with the ultimate vision being to release one million of them!
by Jade Kops - Jan 19, 2021
Philip Quast, the humble star of Australian, West End and Broadway theatre and musical theatre, shares stories and songs from his extraordinary career in a new cabaret IS THIS ALL THEN?. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
Jenny Caron Hall, Artistic Director of SHAKE Festival, today announces a rehearsed reading of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Following the success of previous livestreams, The Tempest, and Sonnets & Carols, the latest reading, directed by Caron Hall, will be streamed live for one night only on Wednesday 31 March at 7.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
Soho Theatre and Nouveau Riche announce the World Premiere of Typical, the film version of the hit stage play, released exclusively on Soho Theatre On Demand from 24th February 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
Members of the cast and crew of The Eyes of the World: From D-Day to VE Day have put together a compilation of Nick Cordero in the role he was rehearsing to play in 2020.
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2021
Randy Rainbow is back with yet another political parody, this time taking on the iconic number from Rent, Seasons of Love. In the video, titled 'Seasons of Trump,' he reflects on the past four years of Trump's presidency.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
MPAC resumes its limited capacity concerts this week, but there's much more going on, including two new events going on sale and the launch of our Winter Wellness program for children and adults.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
One enthusiastic parent whose child participated in Segerstrom Center for the Arts’   Musical Theatre Training Program this past fall said, “Please offer more musical theatre classes soon!”  And so, the Center’s Education Department has announced a new series of classes for aspiring young performers ages 9-18 in February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
In the wake of rising Coronavirus cases in the Mid-South and safety measures imposed by the Shelby County Health Department, Playhouse on the Square's theaters will remain closed to  patrons.  However, art has its place during a national crisis. 
by Sean Fallon - Jan 19, 2021
On January 19, I had the pleasure of speaking on the phone with a very friendly, personable, down to Earth, and classy Broadway power couple.   Jarrod Spector (“Jersey Boys,” “Beautiful: the Carole King musical, “The Cher Show”) and his wife Kelli Barrett (“Doctor Zhivago,” “Baby, It’s You,” “Wicked,” “The Royal Family”) spoke with me about their show FUNNY HOW IT HAPPENS, which they are scheduled to perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT on St. Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2021, at 4:00 PM and again at 8:00 PM.  This show includes comedy and musical numbers that reflect true stories about Jarrod and Kelli’s amazing journey towards their marriage and other shared experiences in their lives as a married couple.   
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
East Passyunk Opera Project (ePOP) teams up with Pistola's del Sur, Sancho Pistola's and Jose Pistola's for Love Notes, a special three course dinner and virtual concert taking place over Valentine's Day Weekend.
by Jim Caruso - Jan 18, 2021
Guests this week include: Jen Sánchez, Zak Resnick, Jonathan Brooke, Andrew Coutermarsh and Georgia Stitt.
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Jan 18, 2021
Equal parts Bugs Bunny and Guillermo del Toro, THE SLAUGHTER BROTHERS DIME CIRCUS - A RADIO FANTASY is a meta-theatrical reflection on the nature of power and revenge. A highly theatrical blend of low-end carnival, violent vaudeville, clowns with issues, and insectoid horror, elevated by original music by Sullivan and Matthew Reid that can best be described as the unholy spawn of ironic German cabaret, swampy rhythm and blues, and carnival music of the damned.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Em Rusciano, one of Australia's most well-rounded and talented performers, will be taking to the stage at Melbourne's Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Thursday 18 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Club Cremorne is back by popular demand from 28 January to 6 March 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
This week will be historic, to say the least, but for some levity and a break from all the news, look no further. BACKSTAGE BABBLE: TRIVIA NIGHT will be streaming next Saturday, January 23 at 7pm ET. It will consist of five rounds of trivia about Broadway from the Golden Age until Broadway today asked by five very special celebrity presenters! Backstage Babble host Charles Kirsch, of BroadwayWorld's Kid Critics, has gathered a diverse group of experts and stars, including Tony-nominated actors, respected historians, producers, musical directors, and more.
by Team BWW - Jan 18, 2021
BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
The Stratford Festival’s popular Thursday night free viewing parties resume this week with an entertaining variety of offerings, including new and legacy films and all new original content safely created during the pandemic – adding to the rich mine of theatrical content available on Stratfest@Home, the Festival’s $10-a-month streaming service.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams this Tuesday, January 19 at 7:15 pm ET, with host Scott Barbarino and guests Rick Jensen, Renee Katz, Molly Mahoney, Sean Patrick Murtagh, Randy Taylor and Parker Weathersbee, plus Mystery Guests and MORE!
by Alan Portner - Jan 18, 2021
“The Music of Motown” is the third original cabaret show in a series of video streamed entertainments from Musical Theater Heritage in the wake of the great Covid-19 pandemic. Covid has eliminated live audience performances for the time being. Each new iteration becomes a little technically better than the one that preceded it. The music is always fine. This show is one R&B lovers should not miss.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams this Tuesday, January 19 at 7:15 pm ET, with host Scott Barbarino  and guests Rick Jensen, Renee Katz, Molly Mahoney, Sean Patrick Murtagh, Randy Taylor and Parker Weathersbee, plus Mystery Guests and MORE!
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 18, 2021
Like a Mona Lisa of song, Linda Purl and her music are works of art to be enjoyed, as long as you don't mind a little mystery. Of course, it's the mystery that makes the woman and work so intoxicating.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Working In Concert, the two-year-old performing arts collaborative, has been awarded $9,200 by the Illinois Art Council to underwrite a premiere concert by Black Voices in Cabaret to launch this network of African-American performers. The concert “Healing through Song” has distinct 30-40 minute episodes that will stream on three consecutive Sundays in March: the 14th, 21st, and 28th, at 3pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!
by Virag Dombay - Jan 17, 2021
An interview with Brisbane artist Rebel Lyons
by Jade Kops - Jan 16, 2021
Inspired by the ‘life’ of the famous street artwork “Saint George”, THE RISE AND FALL OF SAINT GEORGE captures the heart and soul of the Queer community as it grappled with the destructive forces that were magnified when the right for same sex marriage was put to the public vote in 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2021
ELYOT & AMANDA: ALL ALONE from Noël Coward's PRIVATE LIVES is the next production in Playhouse on Park's 12th Main Stage Season. Veanne Cox and Ezra Barnes will co-star in this timely, lighthearted adaptation. It will be available to stream online from February 10th - 28th, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2021
The Garden Theatre has announced its inception and inaugural performance!
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 15, 2021
Gianni Valenti, Jim Caruso and Tom D'Angora go into overtime trying to save Birdland from closure.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
The Brevard Symphony Orchestra has announced that its 2020-2021 season, originally scheduled to begin last month, has been 'reimagined' for the current times and will begin on January 23, 2021 at the King Center in Melbourne.
by BWW Staff - Jan 15, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
Art House Productions has announced their first audio play, Black Tom Island by Martin Casella available starting Monday, January 18 at 10:00am EST. A free virtual panel discussion about the actual event featuring historians and the play's creative team will take place on Sunday, February 7 at 3:00pm EST on Zoom.