Cabaret

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As the Nazis begin their rise to power in Germany in the late 1920s, an American writer visits the sleazy Kit Kat Klub in Berlin and meets an English singer, Sally Bowles. The writer and singer soon fall in love. His elderly landlady gets engaged to a Jewish greengrocer despite the increasing influence of the Nazis. He has been inadvertently helping the Nazis by delivering packages to Paris for a German friend of his and ends up deciding to return to the United States, while Sally, after aborting their baby, decides to remain in Berlin.
Format: Musical
Cast Size: 13M/9F

Snapshot

Notes:

Fred Ebb (lyrics); John Kander (music); Joe Masteroff (book). The four 1998 Tony Awards given to the Roundabout Theatre’s production of Cabaret add to the eight Tonys the musical won in 1966.

Original or Prominent Production: Broadhurst Theater, New York, Nov 1966
Original Source Material: Based on the play I Am a Camera by John Van Druten; Based on stories by Christopher Isherwood.
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Original Language: English
Publisher:

Newmarket Press, 1999 (now Harper Collins)

Production Rights Holder:

U.K.: MusicScope; U.S.: Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.

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