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 and choreographed by Kit Wilder
music direction by Katie Coleman
City Lights is proud to present the original 1966 version of this iconic musical! And for this show only, we have added some assigned VIP seating at cafe tables. You can buy those for just a few dollars more, and enjoy extra ambience all evening!
In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920s draw to a close, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the cabaret. With the Emcee’s bawdy songs as wry commentary, Cabaretexplores the dark, heady and tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich.
Emcee: Josiah Frampton
Fraulein Schneider: Karen DeHart
Herr Schultz: Brian Herndon*
Sally Bowles: Amy Soriano-Palagi
Cliff Bradshaw: Ryan Mardesich*
Fraulein Kost: Caitlin Papp
Ernst Ludwig: Nick Mandracchia
Max: Jeremy Ryan
Kit Kat Girls: Tonya Duncan, Sarah Haas, Kay Thornton, Jen Maggio, Samantha Rasler, Shachar-Lee Yaakobovitz
Patrons/Ensemble: Ari Lagomarsino, Emily Beets, Krista Warner, Marlena Westley, Sarah Younan, Shawn Bender, Alex Driggers, David Randolph Evans, Jonathan Wright, Noah Lerner.
*Member, Actors’ Equity Association
We would rate this production R for provocative content. The 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Aug. 11, will have a professional American Sign Language interpreter.
“Cabaret” is presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark, A Concord Theatricals Company