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Studio 54 (New York, NY)
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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.



ONCE Extends at The Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Grand Theatre announces that due to high demand its production of ONCE has been extended. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep to Host 'Intersections Summit' for Community Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater will host the first of its kind, Intersections Summit, a national convening for community engagement practitioners in regional theaters across the country. (more...)

THE CABARET SHOWDOWN to Celebrate Six-Year Anniversary at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Cabaret Showdown is a monthly game show produced by Sound Street Productions in association with FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade. (more...)

Bergen County Players to Present HARVEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Bergen County Players (BCP) continues its 85th season with Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize winning comedy-of-errors, HARVEY. The play is co-directed by veteran directors Jerry Hurley and Steve Bell and will be presented onstage October 28th - November 18th. Performances will take place at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell with curtain at 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 pm on Sundays. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office during regular box office hours. (more...)

Cal Rep Presents WOKE!: A REVOLUTIONARY CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Song, dance, and poetry are crafted together by CSULB students in collaboration with Alexandra Billings and Joanne Gordon to create WOKE!: A Revolutionary Cabaret. WOKE! screams in protest to the policies, actions and words that seek to devalue and discriminate. Director Joanne Gordon said, We live in extremely challenging times. Our campus community feels under siege. WOKE! is our attempt to express our outrage, our passion, our hurt and our inspiration in the only way we know how by making theatre. WOKE! plays from November 2 - November 12 in the Studio Theater. (more...)

Salty Brine Spices Up Pangea with WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Pangea is bringing back by popular demand Welcome to the Jungle, Salty Brine's tour de force Cabaret concoction, for a five-show major engagement on Tuesdays November 7, 14, 21, 28 and Wednesday November 29, all at 7:30pm. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Seeks Coordinators for 2018 Gene Kelly Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for college sophomores, juniors and seniors to coordinate the 2018 Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards. Two candidates are being sought to work in tandem on this program. The internship placement will run January 3 June 8, 2018. (more...)

Brilliant Classic Comedy TARTUFFE at Huntington Theatre Company this November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the brilliant classic comedy Tartuffe by Moli re, directed by Huntington Theatre Company Artistic Director Peter DuBois (Sunday in the Park with George), translated by Ranjit Bolt, and featuring actor and comedianBrett Gelman (Murray Bauman on the upcoming season of Netflix's Stranger Things and Dinner with Brett Gelman specials on Adult Swim) as Tartuffe and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man and August Osage County on Broadway and HBO's Flight of the Conchords ) as Orgon. Performances run from November 10 through December 10, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. (more...)

Two-Time Fred Ebb Award Finalists And Writers Of SEEING STARS The Breithaupt Brothers Return To Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

On Thursday, October 26, 7 PM, two-time Fred Ebb Award finalists Don and Jeff Breithaupt (aka The Breithaupt Brothers), whose Seeing Stars -- an original musical comedy written with book writer Shelley McPherson -- delighted sold-out audiences at the New York Musical Festival and whose recent recording, Just Passing Through, prompted CBC Radio to call their songs 'worthy of the Great American Songbook,' bring their songbook back to Joe's Pub for an all-star revue. The show will feature a cast of acclaimed Cabaret, musical theater, and jazz singers fronted by a sparkling house band. Singing a selection of new Breithaupt Brothers songs and favorites, as well as a clutch of songs from Seeing Stars, will be rising Cabaret star Marissa Mulder, the Manhattan Transfer's Janis Siegel, jazz trio Duchess, Broadway's Jeremy Kushnier, singer-songwriter Jamie Leonhart, Cabaret spitfire Shelley McPherson, The Sweet Remains' Greg Naughton, and actors Michael Halling, Christian Campbell, Joan Hess, Chris Bolan, and Todd Gearhart. (more...)

BWW Review: TARRA CONNER JONES HERE IS LOVE at Westcoast Black Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Oct 18, 2017

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, under the brilliant direction of Nate Jacobs, produces some of the best entertainment theatregoers will savor. From the simplicity of beautifully staged plays to lavish musical productions and intimate talkbacks, audiences can always expect a high-end caliber of artistic endeavors. (more...)

Segerstrom Center For The Arts And Attila Glatz Concert Productions Proudly Announce Salute To Vienna New Year's Concert
by Abby Rowold - Oct 18, 2017

Celebrate the arrival of 2018 in spectacular style with Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. You'll be enchanted by the spirited romance of operetta, the glamour of ballroom dance and the delicate beauty of ballet. Inspired by the tradition of Vienna's beloved New Year's Concert, this frothy celebration blends acclaimed European singers and dancers with a full orchestra for a rich cultural experience that will leave you longing to join them on the dance floor. (more...)

TRU Welcomes Klea Blackhurst, Bob Cuccioli, Julie Reyburn, and Steve Ross to the 25th Anniversary TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the preliminary lineup of performers and the honoree committee for its 25th Anniversary Benefit, '25 Years of TRU Love: Creating Community Through the Arts.' (more...)

Full Cast Announced for DREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, commences at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 27th for a strictly limited season. (more...)

Duncan Sheik, Jennifer Simard and Emily Skinner Sign on for BEST IN SHOWS Benefit at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Adam Kantor, Andrea McArdle, Michael Mulheren, Orfeh, Brad Oscar, Duncan Sheik, Jennifer Simard, Emily Skinner and Stephen Wallem will star in the 2017 Best in Shows, a star-studded Cabaret evening benefiting the Humane Society of New York, on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 7 pm at Feinstein's/ 54 Below. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Presents CLUB SWIZZLE From the Creators of LA SOIREE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The sass is back! From the creators of La Soir e and following its much talked about premiere Adelaide season in 2016, the m lange of outrageous Cabaret, air-defying acrobatics and infectious musical revelry returns with a twist, opening on 12 December and closing with a brilliant bang on New Year's Eve, and tickets on sale from today. (more...)

TV's THEATER TALK Gets Spooky for Halloween Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

THEATER TALK, winner of the 2017 Emmy Award for Best Interview/Discussion Show in the NYC area, presents entertainers Murray Hill, Bridget Everett and Cabaret producer Daniel Nardicio. Next, dramatist/performer/producer Clay McLeod Chapman and writer/director/impresario Timothy Haskell discuss creating Halloween season horror theater with Haskins and guest co-host critic Jason Zinoman of The New York Times. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Jane Krakowski & Chris Diamantopoulos Join Cast of FOX's A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski ( Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock ) and Emmy Award nominee Chris Diamantopoulos ( Good Girls Revolt, Silicon Valley, Episodes ) have been cast in featured roles in FOX's live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Krakowski will play Miss Shields, the teacher of nine-year-old Ralphie Parker ; and Diamantopoulos will portray Ralphie's dad. (more...)

Centre Stage London Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Centre Stage London Announces 52nd Season: four shows including Cabarets, a musical throw down and the return of Grease The Musical! (more...)

Kennedy Caughell, Nora Schell, Matt Rodin and More to Star in Concert of Fringe-Winning FAR FROM CANTERBURY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The Green Room 42 presents FAR FROM CANTERBURY: In Concert on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 8:00 pm. Winner of 'Outstanding Overall Musical' at the 2015 New York Fringe Festival, FAR FROM CANTERBURY tells a reimagined version of 'The Wife of Bath's Tale' from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and features book, music and lyrics by Danny K Bernstein (2017 Jonathan Larson Award Finalist), direction by Charlie Johnson (Beatsville, CHARLIE! Anything But Basic), and music direction by Jeff Cox. (more...)

Mary Dimino to Headline at Davenport Center for The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Davenport Center for The Arts is proud to present Halloween Comedy with a Psychic Twist. Headlining the event is award-winning New York City comedian and television actress Mary Dimino. (more...)

HOLMES AND WATSON to Make Midwest Premiere Next Month at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Midwest Premiere of Holmes and Watson, by Jeffery Hatcher in the Quadracci Powerhouse, November 14 December 17. (more...)

Baritone Christiaan Smith to Sing The Beatles, Adele, John Legend and More at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Celebrated baritone Christiaan Smith will make his Carnegie Hall debut this fall with 'Songs We Know,' presented by Trespass Productions, Saturday, November 18 at 8PM in Weill Recital Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: BenDeLaCreme and ACTLab's BEWARE THE TERROR OF GAYLORD MANOR a Spooky, Kooky Cabaret
by Amelia Reynolds - Oct 17, 2017

BenDeLaCreme is a drag queen with a knack for the holidays--she leads the fantastic annual Homo for the Holidays (coming this Christmas!) and memorably played a craggy old lady with a disembodied head for a daughter on some TV show with RuPaul (per the Playbill). This season, in collaboration with ACTLab, DeLa wrote and directed an orange-and-black variety show that errs on the treat side of the bargain. While not always spooky, Beware the Terror of Gaylord Manor is a Frankenstein's monster of camp, striptease, burlesque, comedy, multiple personalities, and other monsters. (more...)

Special Event Added Carla Bruni to Make Bay Area Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

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Robert Yacko Debuts Solo Cabaret Show Sunday, October 29th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On Sunday, October 29th, theatre veteran Robert Yacko debuts his solo Cabaret show, 'Opening Doors' at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, located at 5303 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601 (more...)

Lineup Announced for The LIVINGroom's November Performances at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The LIVINGroom announces the lineup and details for the fourth installment of its 2017 solo performance season at Stage 773. Performers Hal Baum, Lara Garay, Dakota Hughes, Samantha Hurwitz, Aaron Lockman, Freddy May, Abigail Phelps, Abi Samra, Winter Sherrod, Tyler Anthony Smith, David Stobbe, andLauren Vogel take the stage in the Cabaret Theater at Stage 773 on Sundays, November 5, 12, and 19 in The LIVINGroom: DADA SOLO, directed by Stephanie Shaw. (more...)

Veteran Entertainer Nelson Aspen to Preview New Cabaret Show JUST IN TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Known to millions of international TV fans as their 'One Degree of Separation' from Hollywood's A-list, Nelson Aspen returns to the Cabaret stage after sold out runs in New York City, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and around Australia including the world-famous Sydney Opera House. (more...)

Diane D'Angelo to Play Feinstein's/54 Below - Tuesday, October 24th at 7pm
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

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Lenny Wolpe and Matt Gibson to Star in Goodspeed's New Musical A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

A family classic has been given a fresh twist in Connecticut's own A Connecticut Christmas Carol by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to fresh, innovative works with this new musical infused with Connecticut flavor. A Connecticut Christmas Carol will run November 17 December 24, 2017 at The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ Gets Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Diamond as Big as The Ritz is set for a staged reading for the theatre industry at 7pm, Thursday, November 9, and 1pm Friday, November 10, at the Dramatists Guild Fund's The Music Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE THREEPENNY OPERA at Jobsite Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The Threepenny Opera, with music by Kurt Weill and book by Bertolt Brecht, runs tomorrow, October 18, through November 12, 2017, as part of Jobsite Theater's 2017-18 season - its 15th as resident theater company of the Straz Center in downtown Tampa. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Gavin Creel Sings 'Ilona' to Jane Krakowski in SHE LOVES ME, Airing This Week on PBS!
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

As the opening presentation of PBS's fall Broadway's Best lineup, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents the critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me, premiering this Friday, October 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Below, watch a scene from the show, featuring Gavin Creel singing 'Ilona' to Jane Krakowski! (more...)

Theo Ubique's SWEENEY TODD to Transform No Exit Cafe Into 'Mrs. Lovett's Pie Shop'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Theo Ubique will be producing SWEENEY TODD in place of the previously announced FINIAN'S RAINBOW this coming Spring, according to the company's Artistic Director, Fred Anzevino. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Nick Adams, Katie Thompson, and More in AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company has a star-studded gala in the works featuring a musical revue with some of Broadway's best and brightest. BroadwayWorld recently went into the rehearsal room, check out the photos below! (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly to Bring BOTH SIDES NOW to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Laura Michelle Kelly in 'Both Sides Now' on November 7, 2017. (more...)

Human Race Theatre Company to Present Midwest Premiere of THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

This November, The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) is getting into the real estate game with The House. (more...)

Photo Flash: Miss Coco Peru Brings THE TAMING OF THE TENSION to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presents Miss Coco Peru in The Taming of the Tension on Sunday and Monday, October 15 and October 16. Miss Coco Peru has been a little tense lately and one of the things that Coco likes to do when she is tense is invite friends over to her place for tea (and/or cocktails) and a good old-fashioned bullsh*tting session. And that's just what happened at Birdland! BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Zachary Piser, MiMi Scardulla to Headline Final 'MADAME'S SOIREE' of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected Zachary Piser (Wicked), and MiMi Scardulla (Gigantic) as guests of honor at the November 9 edition of the Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. It will be the final soiree of 2017, with 2018 dates announced at the event. (more...)

Nominations Are Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Just 2 Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Regional productions, touring shows, community theatre and more are all included, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Our local editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through October 31. (more...)

Justin Sayre to Return to Joe's Pub with EGGPLANTS, PEACHES, & TEARS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

After their recent run in I'm Gorgeous Inside, comedian and writer, Justin Sayre returns to Joe's Pub with a new show, EGGPLANTS, PEACHES, & TEARS. The show, which chronicles the trials and tribulations of the modern queer life, runs November 17 & 18 at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: Strike the Band Up! It's Today- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2017

Today we celebrate the birth of one of the stage's greatest legends, Angela Lansbury! (more...)

Acclaimed Vocalist David Edelfelt Releases New CD 'better'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Released in October 2017, better is the long-awaited new recording from acclaimed vocalist David Edelfelt. This stunning new collection brings jazz, pop and classical elements to standards, show tunes and inspirational songs made all the more stunning by David's powerful, rich vocals from a voice the Chicago Tribune calls 'a luxuriant instrument.' (more...)

Jeff Macauley to Bring 'HOLLYWOOD PARTY' to Pangea This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

It's a Hollywood Party, not a Halloween Party. But, ya know, I can't think of a better place to preview that crazy costume! Pangea's lovely supper club will present Jeff Macauley in 'Hollywood Party, Movie Songs: 1928-1936' on Monday, October 30th at 7pm. (more...)

Cast Announced for Theo Ubique's ALTAR BOYZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Full cast and creative team for Theo Ubique's holiday season production of ALTAR BOYZ was announced today by director Courtney Crouse, who previously directed A MARVIN HAMLISCH SONGBOOK and HONKY TONK ANGELS for the company. Playing the members of the fictitious Christian boy band of the title will be Max DeTogne, Frankie Leo Bennett, Colin Schreier, Brian Bandura and Steven Romero Schaeffer. Joining Crouse on the creative team will be Theo Ubique's Resident Music Director Jeremy Ramey and choreographer Sawyer Smith. Ramey and Smith are both recent Jeff Award winners: Ramey was named Best Music Director this year for Theo's THE MOST HAPPY FELLA and Smith won the 2016 award for his choreography of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL by Kokandy Productions. (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET POE at Q Artistry
by Melissa Hall - Oct 16, 2017

When the Theatre on the Square closed its doors earlier this year, the perennial fall favorite Cabaret Poe needed to find a new home. The show settled into the fourth floor of Circle Centre Mall. It's an unexpected choice, but they make it work. All the best elements are still there, macabre humor, a trio of cynical performers who share the lead, and a delightful selection of Edgar Allan Poe's work. The result is a production that will apparently work in any performance space. (more...)

Write Act Repertory's LILI MARLENE Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant and Producer Tamra Pica have announced the extension of the Off-Broadway East Coast premiere of LILI MARLENE, a new musical about a family's escape from the rising tide of Nazism, with book, music and lyrics by Michael Antin and directed and choreographed by Mark Blowers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Will Head Opening Night at Cabaret Convention
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 16, 2017

Opening this year's Cabaret Convention hosted by Artistic Director KT Sullivan will be Marilyn Maye. (more...)

Russ Goeltenbodt Brings New Cabaret Show to Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

After his acclaimed, sold-out concerts Let's Hear it For the Goy, Your Goyfriend's Back and Oy To The World, your favorite goyfriend, Chicago vocalist Russ Goeltenbodt is making his Davenport's debut with his latest show No Foolin. The acclaimed show had it's premier earlier in the year at Skokie Theatre to an enthusiastic, sold-out crowd with Cabaret Scenes Magazine stating vocally Goeltenbodt is at his best. Celebrating his milestone birthday year, join Russ as he shares his highly personal stories via music, of falling in love, losing love and his quest of trying to find love again. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC Debuts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC), led by Artistic Director and Founder Francisco J. N ez, debuts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the New York premiere of composer Ben Moore and librettist Kelley Rourke's Odyssey: A Youth Opera, an hour-long re-telling of Homer's epic. This new, fully staged and costumed production incorporates video imagery from the Museum's extensive collection including images of ancient Greek art and artifacts to create thematic links to the action on stage. The production is directed and choreographed by Eric Sean Fogel, with video and projection design by S. Katy Tucker. Three performances, presented as part of the Museum's MetLiveArts series, will be held at The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium on Friday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Kennedy Caughell, Nora Schell, Matt Rodin and More to Star in Concert of Fringe-Winning FAR FROM CANTERBURY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The Green Room 42 presents FAR FROM CANTERBURY: In Concert on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 8:00 pm. Winner of 'Outstanding Overall Musical' at the 2015 New York Fringe Festival, FAR FROM CANTERBURY tells a reimagined version of 'The Wife of Bath's Tale' from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and features book, music and lyrics by Danny K Bernstein (2017 Jonathan Larson Award Finalist), direction by Charlie Johnson (Beatsville, CHARLIE! Anything But Basic), and music direction by Jeff Cox. This new expanded story takes place once upon a time, in a land where fairy tales are considered current events, where we follow a shy young knight who dreams of one day having a fairy tale of his own. However, his world is shaken when he's suddenly accused of committing a violent crime against a princess from a neighboring kingdom. This concert presentation focuses on the first half of the story. (more...)

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