Winning a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical Revival, this intimate and electrifying new production of CABARET is London’s hottest ticket. Welcome to the Kit Kat Club.
Why go and see it?
CABARET recently became the most-awarded musical revival in the Olivier’s
history. Picking up seven awards and a further four nominations, don’t miss this party at the end of the world.
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.
One of the most successful musicals of all time, Cabaret features the songs Willkommen, Don’t Tell Mama, Mein Herr, Maybe This Time, Money and the title number. It has music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Joe Masteroff, based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood.
Callum Scott Howells plays the Emcee. He is best known for playing Colin in Russel T Davies’ hit Channel 4 drama It’s a Sin. For his performance as Colin, Callum won the BAFTA Cymru Award for Leading Actor and the Royal Television Society Award for Best Male Actor. For the same role, he was twice nominated at the 2022 BAFTA Television Awards; for Best Supporting Actor and Virgin Media’s Must See Moment. Later this year, he will be seen in the Netflix film The Beautiful Game opposite Bill Nighy. Callum’s theatre credits include She Loves Me at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Matthew Bourne’s production of Lord of the Flies.
Madeline Brewer plays Sally Bowles. She has starred as Janine Lindo in all four seasons of Hulu’s hit drama The Handmaid’s Tale, for which she was nominated for the Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – and will star in the fifth season of the show, due to premiere this September. Madeline began her career portraying Tricia Miller in the Netflix series Orange is the New Black. Her film credits include Hustlers alongside Jennifer Lopez and Cam for Netflix. Madeline’s other credits include Netflix/Channel 4’s Black Mirror and Apple TV’s Shining Girls.
Before the show, guests are invited to enjoy the Kit Kat Club with drinks, dining and pre-show entertainment all on offer. When booking, guests will receive a ‘club entry time’ so they’re able to immerse themselves in the club. We encourage people to arrive early, leaving plenty of time to explore every nook and cranny of the Kit Kat Club before the show begins.
Cabaret is at Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse currently booking to 28th September 2024.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the running time of the show?
The running time of Cabaret the musical is approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, including one intermission.
Do I still need proof of my COVID-19 vaccination status?
This depends on the specific production of Cabaret you are attending. Some productions may still require proof of vaccination, while others may have relaxed their requirements. It is always best to check with the production directly to confirm their current policy.
Is there an age recommendation?
Cabaret is a mature show that deals with some adult themes. As a result, it is generally recommended for audiences 13 years of age and older. However, the final decision of whether or not to bring a child to see Cabaret is up to the parents or guardians.
What time should I arrive?
It is recommended that you arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the show. This will give you time to find your seats and get settled in before the performance begins.
Can I take photos or videos inside the Kit Kat Club?
No, photography and videography are not permitted inside the Kit Kat Club. This is to protect the integrity of the show and to create a more immersive experience for the audience.
Is there a dress code?
There is no official dress code for Cabaret. However, the show is set in the 1930s, so it is generally recommended to dress in a way that reflects the time period. This does not mean that you have to wear a full-on costume, but you should avoid wearing anything too casual or revealing.
Where can I find the best seats for my budget?
The best seats for your budget will depend on your personal preferences and the specific production of Cabaret you are attending. However, a good place to start is to check the seating chart for the theater. This will give you an idea of where the different price levels are located. You can also read reviews of the show to see what other people have said about the different seating options.
Can I book over the phone?
Yes, you can book tickets for Cabaret over the phone. The number for the box office will vary depending on the production you are attending. You can usually find this information on the show’s website.
What are the key themes of Cabaret musical?
The key themes of Cabaret the musical include:
- The rise of Nazism and the decline of Weimar Germany.
- The dangers of apathy and complacency.
- The nature of good and evil.
- The power of art and the importance of freedom.
- What is the moral of Cabaret?
The moral of Cabaret is that we must never take our freedom for granted. We must always be vigilant against the forces of evil, and we must never give up hope for a better future.
I hope this answers your questions!
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