Thursday, August 11 2022

In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920s draw to a close, a screaming emcee greets the audience and assures them that they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the host’s bawdy songs as ironic commentary, Cabaret explores the dark, heady and tumultuous lives of Berlin natives and expats alike as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Cliff, a young American writer who has just arrived in Berlin, is immediately seduced by the English singer Sally Bowles. Meanwhile, Fräulein Schneider, owner of Cliff and Sally’s boarding house, tentatively begins a romance with Herr Schultz, a mild-mannered fruit vendor who happens to be Jewish.

Directed by Katie Harvey, book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, the cast includes: Matthew Philips as Master of Ceremonies, Sarina Hyland as Sally Bowles, Ian Delaney as Ernest Ludwig, Mitch Kahn as Herr Schultz, Grace Morgan as Rosie & Fraulein Kost, Katie Haught as Fraulein Schnieder, Peyton Drake as Cliff Bradshaw, Sam Bennett as Bobby, Francesca Mitchell as Lulu, Lennox Fadley as Victor & Max, Avery Bank as Frenchie, Eva Scherre as Texas, Kathleen Giffin as Fritzie , and Victoria Valk as Helga.

Performances will be held July 22-31, 2022 at District WEST, 145 North 5th St, Columbus, OH 43215. For tickets or more information, visit: https://cloud.broadwayworld.com/rec/ticketclick.cfm?fromlink=2187562®id=137&articlelink=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.imaginecolumbus.org%2F?utm_source=BWW2022&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=article&utm_content=bottombuybutton1

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Photo credit: Jerri Shafer

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