CABARET plays final two weeks on Broadway

March 18, 2015

 

FINAL TWO WEEKS TO SEE

Roundabout Theatre Company’s

 

CABARET

Starring

ALAN CUMMING               SIENNA MILLER

The limited engagement will conclude on Sunday, March 29 at 2PM.

 

The Tony® Winning Musical By

JOHN KANDER, FRED EBB & JOE MASTEROFF

 

“SIENNA MILLER is a REVELATION… the most realistic Sally since Natasha Richardson.”

-Ben Brantley, New York Times

 

“ALAN CUMMING is BRILLIANT!

-Elisabeth Vincentelli, New York Post

 

“***** WILLKOMMEN HOME. A Broadway jewel returns in all its glittering glory.”

 -Adam Feldman, Time Out New York

 

“Twelve months – and three Sally Bowleses – later, this rerun still gives Broadway’s spring crop a high bar to surmount.”

-Joe Dziemianowicz, Daily News

 

“CABARET is going out with a BANG thanks to Sienna Miller’s RAW, PLAYFUL, VERY SEXY turn as Sally Bowles.”

-Matt Windman, amNY

 

 

On Broadway thru March 29, 2015 at the Kit Kat Klub: Studio 54

Roundabout Theatre Company’s (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) Tony-winning musical production of Cabaret starring Alan Cumming and Sienna Miller, will conclude its acclaimed run on March 29, 2015. Directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall.

 

At the time of closing, Cabaret, will have played 35 preview performances and 388 regular performances.  Previews began on March 21, 2014, and the production opened officially on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

 

Since its opening last April, Cabaret extended the production twice, adding acclaimed actresses Michelle Williams, Emma Stone and Sienna Miller in the role of “Sally Bowles.” The cast also features 2014 Tony nominee Linda Emond as Fraulein Schneider, 2014 Tony nominee Danny Burstein as Herr Schultz, Bill Heck as Cliff, Aaron Krohn as Ernst and Hani Furstenberg as Fraulein Kost.

 

CABARET features a book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.  It is based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood.

 

The Cabaret Kit Kat Klub boys & girls are: Will Carlyon, Kaleigh Cronin, Caleb Damschroder, Benjamin Eakeley, Andrea Goss, Leeds Hill, Kristin Olness, Kelly Paredes, Jessica Pariseau, Dylan Paul, Evan Siegel, Stacey Sipowicz and Katrina Yaukey.

 

For this production, Mr. Mendes and Mr. Marshall converted Studio 54 into the gritty Kit Kat Klub with cabaret-type seating as well as traditional theatre seating, to recreate the decadent environment of the notorious pre-war Berlin Nightclub.

 

The design team includes set and club design by Robert Brill, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Peggy Eisenhauer and Mike Baldassari and sound design by Brian Ronan.  Patrick Vaccariello is the Musical Director. 

 

CABARET features some of the best-known songs in musical theatre, including “Willkommen,” “Maybe This Time” and “Cabaret.” John Kander and Fred Ebb are two of the most successful and prolific collaborators in the American Theatre and are currently represented on Broadway with the award-winning revival of Chicago.

 

Roundabout’s production of CABARET opened on Broadway on March 19, 1998 starring Alan Cumming and Natasha Richardson and won four Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical.  Alan Cumming received the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.  Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall received Tony nominations for direction and Rob Marshall received a Tony nomination for choreography.  The production went on to play for six years and 2, 378 performances before finishing its run on January 4, 2004.

 

CABARET premiered on Broadway in 1966 and won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in addition to the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, the Outer Critics’ Circle Award, the Variety Poll of New York Critics, and London’s Evening Standard Award.  The original Broadway production played 1166 performances.

 

CABARET is made possible with Bank of America as a Proud Sponsor, American Airlines as the Official Airline and MAC as The Official Makeup Partner.  Major support for Cabaret is provided by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.

 

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets for Cabaret are available by calling 212.719.1300, at www.roundabouttheatre.org or at the Studio 54 box office (254 West 54th Street). Tickets prices range from $47-$172, not including holidays.

 

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Cabaret plays Tuesday-Saturday evenings at 8PM, 7PM on Tuesdays, and Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2PM.

 

Roundabout subscribers save up to 50% off tickets to Cabaret and Roundabout donors are guaranteed the best seats in the house. For more information on subscriptions or to become a donor, visit roundabouttheatre.org/packages or call 212-719-1300.

 

Roundabout Theatre Company is committed to producing the highest quality theatre with the finest artists, sharing stories that endure, and providing accessibility to all audiences. A not-for-profit company, Roundabout fulfills its mission each season through the production of classic plays and musicals; development and production of new works by established and emerging writers; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and a subscription model and audience outreach programs that cultivate and engage all audiences.

 

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a variety of plays, musicals, and new works on its five stages, each of which is specifically designed to enhance the needs of Roundabout’s mission. Off-Broadway, the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, which houses the Laura Pels Theatre and Black Box Theatre, with its simple sophisticated design, is perfectly suited to showcasing new plays. The grandeur of its Broadway home on 42nd Street, American Airlines Theatre, sets the ideal stage for the classics. Roundabout’s Studio 54 provides an exciting and intimate Broadway venue for its musical and special event productions. The Stephen Sondheim Theatre offers a state of the art LEED-certified Broadway theatre in which to stage major large-scale musical revivals. Together these distinctive homes serve to enhance Roundabout’s work on each of its stages.

 

American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company. Roundabout productions are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.

 

Roundabout’s 2014-2015 season includes Coleman, Comden & Green’s On The Twentieth Century starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher, directed by Scott Ellis; Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods; and Joshua Harmon’s Significant Other, directed by Trip Cullman.

 

The 2014-2015 Roundabout Underground production is Little Children Dream of God, a new play by Jeff Augustin, directed by Giovanna Sardelli.

 

Roundabout’s production of Masteroff, Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret, starring Alan Cumming and Sienna Miller directed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall (co-director/choreographer), runs thru March 29, 2015 at Studio 54.

 

Roundabout’s 50th anniversary season in 2015-2016 includes: Old Times by Harold Pinter, directed by Douglas Hodge and starring Clive Owen; Noises Off by Michael Frayn, directed by Jeremy Herrin; The Humans by Stephen Karam, directed by Joe Mantello; Keira Knightley starring in Thérèse Raquin by Helen Edmundson, based upon the novel by Émile Zola, directed by Evan Cabnet; and Joe Masteroff, Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock’s She Loves Me, starring Laura Benanti and Josh Radnor, directed by Scott Ellis. The 2015-2016 Roundabout Underground production is Ugly Lies the Bone, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino, directed by Patricia McGregor.

 

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