News: Cara Delevingne and Luke Treadaway to join Cabaret

February 5, 2024
News: Cara Delevingne and Luke Treadaway to join Cabaret

Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club have announced today two incredible performers to take on leading roles in the multi award-winning, critically acclaimed production in London’s West End. Actress and model Cara Delevingne will play the role of Sally Bowles, and Olivier Award-winning actor Luke Treadaway will play the role of The Emcee. The stars will play these roles from the 11th March until the 1st June 2024.

Cara Delevingne is one of the most recognisable faces in the world, most known for her work across the entertainment and fashion industry. Her film credits include Anna Karenina, Paper Towns, Suicide Squad, Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets, The Face of an Angel, Her Smell, Life in a Year and Tell It Like a Woman. In television, Cara was part of the SAG nominated cast of Only Murders in the Building. She has also been on Amazon’s Carnival Row, Planet Sex and most recently American Horror Story: Delicate. As well as her acting work, she is also a talented singer and drummer, with her song “I Feel Everything” (featured in the Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets soundtrack). Delevingne has used her platform to speak out on important issues, becoming an influential voice for the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as an advocate for mental health issues, women’s rights, and environmental conservation.

Luke Treadaway won the Olivier Award for Best Leading Actor for his performance of Christopher in the National Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. He was also nominated for Best Actor at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for his portrayal of the role. In New York he appeared in Hamlet and Oresteia at the Park Avenue Armory. His West End credits include Nick in Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf, Karl in Over There and Albert Narracott in War Horse and Saint Joan. His film credits include A Street Cat Named Bob, Ethel and Ernest, The Rack Pack, Unbroken, The Rise, Cheerful Weather for The Wedding, You Instead, Late Bloomers, Attack The Block, Killing Bono, The Whistleblower, Clash of The Titans, Heartless, Viko, Brothers Of The Head. His TV credits include The Serial Killer’s Wife, Lockwood & Co, The Singapore Grip, Traitors, Ordeal by Innocence, Unspeakable, Urban Myths: When Bowie Met Bolan, Fortitude, The Hollow Crown, Vicious, The Nightmare Worlds of HG Wells, 13 Steps Down, Clapham Junction and The Innocence Project. Alongside his extensive theatre and television credits Treadaway also has a multitude of radio credits.

Cara Delevingne said “There are no words to explain the excitement I have to return home to make my stage debut in such an iconic role. I am so inspired by the brilliant actors who have played Sally in past productions around the world and in this one in the West End. I cannot wait to be a part of this brilliant cast and production.”

Luke Treadaway said “I can’t wait to become a member of the Kit Kat Club and join this extraordinary production. It’s a huge thrill to be asked to take this on and I’m very excited to get started.”

Cara will not be performing on the following dates – Wednesday 13 March (matinee), Thursday 21 March (evening), Wednesday 27 March (matinee), Thursday 4 April (evening), Tuesday 9 April (evening) Wednesday 10 April (matinee and evening), Thursday 11 April (evening), Friday 12 April (evening), Thursday 18 April (evening), Wednesday 24 April (matinee), Thursday 2 May (evening), Monday 6 May (evening), Tuesday 7 May (evening), Wednesday 8 May (matinee and evening), Thursday 16 May (evening), Friday 17 May (evening), Saturday 18 May (matinee and evening), Wednesday 22 May (matinee) and Thursday 30 May (evening).

They join Michael Ahomka-Lindsay as Clifford Bradshaw, Beverley Klein as Fraulein Schneider and Teddy Kempner as Herr Schultz. Nic Myers plays the role of Sally Bowles once a week.

Completing the company are Wilf Scolding as Ernst Ludwig, Jessica Kirton as Fraulein Kost/Fritzie, Liv Alexander as Texas, Natalie Chua as Frenchie, Taite-Elliot Drew as Hans, Damon Gould as Victor, El Haq Latief as Helga, and Travis Ross as Bobby, joining Laura Delany as Rosie, Grant Neal as Herman/Max and Hicaro Nicolai as Lulu. The cast is completed by Rebecca Lisewski, Ela Lisondra, Nic Myers, Andy Rees, Toby Turpin and Patrick Wilden.

The prologue company are Rachel Benson, Ami Benton, Onyemachi Ejimofor, Joseph Hardy, Liz Kamille, Andrew Linnie, Aine McLoughlin, Jack William Parry, Jazmyn Raikes, Oliver Stockley and Ena Yamaguchi.

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