Further cast has been announced for Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club. Performances begin at the newly reimagined Playhouse Theatre from 15 November.
The Prologue Company has been announced, which boasts nine actors, dancers and musicians, who will welcome audiences into the world of the club. Performers include Gabriela Bendetti, Rachel Benson, Laura Braid, Julian Capolei, Hollie Cassar, Celine Fortenbacher-Popławska, Samantha Ho, Andrew Linnie and Sally Swanson with an original score composed by Angus MacRae.
They join previously announced Eddie Redmayne as The Emcee, Jessie Buckley as Sally Bowles, Omari Douglas as Cliff Bradshaw, Liza Sadovy as Fraulein Schneider, Elliot Levey as Herr Schultz, Stewart Clarke as Ernst Ludwig and Anna-Jane Casey as Fraulein Kost.
Cast is completed by Josh Andrews, Emily Benjamin, Sally Frith, Matthew Gent, Emma Louise Jones, Ela Lisondra, Theo Maddix, Chris O’Mara, Daniel Perry, Andre Refig, Christopher Tendai, Bethany Terry, Lillie-Pearl Wildman and Sophie Maria Wojna.
Cabaret transforms the West End theatre into an in-the-round auditorium, with reimagined spaces. In a time when the world is changing forever, there is one place where everyone can be free… This is Berlin. Relax. Loosen up. Be yourself.
The Kit Kat Club has occupied the Playhouse Theatre. The performers have infiltrated the premises. The artists have staked their claim. Who knows for how long they’ll stay, but for now they are enjoying the party. The party at the end of the world.
Directed by Rebecca Frecknall, the production features classic tunes by Kander and Ebb, a book by Joe Masteroff, set and costume design by Tom Scutt, choreography by Julia Cheng, musical supervision and direction by Jennifer Whyte, lighting design by Isabella Byrd, sound design by Nick Lidster, casting direction from Stuart Burt, associate direction from Jordan Fein, Angus MacRae as Prologue composer, fight direction by Jonathan Holby, dialect coaching by Michaela Kennen and voice coaches Claire Underwood and Mark Meylan.
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