The producers of CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB announce today the final extension of Jake Shears and Rebecca Lucy Taylor AKA Self Esteem in the multi-award-winning, critically acclaimed production. Jake and Rebecca will now play the roles of ‘The Emcee’ and ‘Sally Bowles’ until 9 March 2024.
CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB is currently booking until 28 September 2024.
In celebration of this announcement, BBC Radio 2 will broadcast ‘Jo Whiley presents Cabaret at BBC’s Maida Vale Studios’ hosted by Jo Whiley at 8.00pm, tonight, Wednesday 6 December where Jo is joined by Jake Shears, Rebecca Lucy Taylor and the cast and orchestra of Cabaret who will perform some of their favourite numbers from the musical in an hour-long special.
Jake and Rebecca continue to star alongside Nathan Ives-Moiba 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.
The cast also features 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 is Rachel Benson, Ami Benton, Onyemachi Ejimofor, Joseph Hardy, Liz Kamille, Andrew Linnie, Aine McLoughlin, Jack William Parry, Jazmyn Raikes, Oliver Stockley and Ena Yamaguchi.
CABARET is directed by Rebecca Frecknall, set and costume design is by Tom Scutt with choreography by Julia Cheng. Musical supervision is by Jennifer Whyte and musical direction is by Ben Ferguson with lighting design by Isabella Byrd and sound design by Nick Lidster. The casting director is Stuart Burt and the associate director and prologue director is Jordan Fein. The prologue composer and musical director is Angus MacRae.
CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB is produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions and Underbelly.