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
Originally Co-directed and Choreographed by Rob Marshall
Originally Directed by Sam Mendes

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In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920’s draw to a close, a garish Emcee welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the Emcee’s bawdy songs as wry commentary, CABARET explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Cliff, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, is immediately taken with English singer Sally Bowles. Meanwhile, Fräulein Schneider, proprietor of Cliff and Sally’s boarding house, tentatively begins a romance with Herr Schultz, a mild-mannered fruit seller who happens to be Jewish. Musical numbers include “Willkommen,” “Cabaret,” “Don’t Tell Mama” and “Two Ladies.”

Content Disclosures:
This story depicts life in Germany during the twilight of the time period known as the Weimar Republic and contains mature themes and material that could potentially be upsetting or activating to some audience members. Material and references include strong sexuality, profanity, drug use, violence, abortion and historically contextualized images of hate including anti-semitism, Nazism, and The Holocaust.

CABARET is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC.