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CABARET - The 1998 Broadway Musical Revival

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Friday, January 17th, 2014
Performance Schedule (Jan 15-Feb 1, 2014): Jan 15 to Jan 18�Wed thru Sat nightly show time 8:00pm Jan 21 to Jan 25 �Tues thru Sat nightly show time 8:00pm Jan 28 to Feb 1�Tues thru Sat nightly show time 8:00pm * Plus two Saturday matinees January 25 & February 1-show time 2:00pm * January 17th performance includes a post-show talk-back with the director and cast

Book by Joe Masteroff | Based on the play by John Van Druten and
Stories by Christopher Isherwood | Music by John Kander | Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Broadway production directed by Harold Prince
Produced for the Broadway Stage by Harold Prince
Directed by Roger Carr | Choreography by Jennifer Sanders
Music Directors: Rick Underwood & Angela Carter

From the director who brought 'The Drowsy Chaperone' to the Langham Court Theatre stage...
�There was a cabaret...and it was the end of the world and I was dancing with Sally Bowles - and we were both fast asleep.�

'Cabaret' is a musical based on the Christopher Isherwood novella 'Goodbye to Berlin', and the Druten play 'I am a Camera'. The show is set in a nightclub in 1930�s Berlin just as the Nazi party begins to rise to power. An aspiring writer named Cliff Bradshaw has traveled to Berlin in search of inspiration when he happens upon Sally Bowles at a cabaret called the Kit Kat Klub. She ends up moving in with him in a boarding house run by Fr�ulein Schneider and her suitor, Herr Schultz, a Jewish fruit-shop owner. As the Nazis grow stronger, everything is thrown into disarray.

The second Broadway revival (the first was the 1987 revival starring Joel Grey) was based on the 1993 Mendes-Donmar Warehouse production under the artistic direction of Sam Mendes, who is known for his dark re-inventions of musicals. The production opened in March of 1998 at the Kit Kat Klub (originally named the Henry Miller�s Theatre and currently named the Stephen Sondheim Theatre). Later that year it transferred to Studio 54, where it remained for the rest of its 2,377-performance run, becoming the third longest-running revival in Broadway musical history starring Alan Cumming as the Emcee, opposite Natasha Richardson as Sally. The Broadway production won a Tony for Best Revival of a Musical.

Cost: Adult: $26
Senior: $24
Student: $24
Category: Arts | Entertainment
Location: Langham Court Theatre
805 Langham Court, Victoria
This event is for Adults, Teens, Seniors, Singles, Student / College
More Info: Langham Court Theatre
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