To celebrate winning seven Olivier Awards, including Best Musical Revival, the London production of John Kander and Fred Ebb's Cabaret, which continues at the Kit Kat Club, has released an official trailer. Watch the video above.
At the April 10 Olivier Awards, the revival also won awards for Best Director (Rebecca Frecknall), Best Actor in a Musical (Eddie Redmayne), Best Actress in a Musical (Jessie Buckley), Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Elliot Levey), Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Liza Sadovy), and Best Sound Design (Nick Lidster). The seven wins make the production the most award-winning revival in Olivier history as well as the first show to win awards in all four musical acting categories.
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Cabaret currently stars Fra Fee as Emcee, Amy Lennox as Sally Bowles, Omar Baroud as Cliff Bradshaw, Vivien Parry as Fraulein Schneider, Levey as Herr Schultz, Stewart Clarke as Ernst Ludwig, and Anna-Jane Casey as Fraulein Kost.
The ensemble includes 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.
The London production also features a Prologue Company of nine actors, dancers, and musicians, who welcome audiences to the world of the club as they arrive at the theatre with an original score composed by Angus MacRae.
Based on a play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, Cabaret has music by Kander, lyrics by Ebb, and a book by Joe Masteroff.
The creative team includes set and costume designer Tom Scutt, choreographer Julia Cheng, musical director Jennifer Whyte, lighting designer Isabella Byrd, and sound designer Nick Lidster. Casting is by Stuart Burt, with Jordan Fein serving as associate director.
Cabaret is produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions and Underbelly. Visit KitKat.club.