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Kit Kat Klub, (3/19/1998 - 11/08/1998)
Studio 54, (11/12/1998 - 1/04/2004)
First Preview: Feb 13, 1998 Total Previews: 37
Opening Date: Mar 19, 1998    
Closing Date: Jan 04, 2004 Total Performances: 2377

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Berlin, Germany. 1929-30.
Comments: When this production transferred theatres, certain individuals received new production credits. These individuals are included on the replacement/transfer page. "Cabaret" was on hiatus from 7/20/1998 through 8/19/1998.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Durst Organization
Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: General Manager; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Inspired by the 1993 production of CABARET at The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director); The Donmar Warehouse production was directed by Sam Mendes
Book by Joe Masteroff; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Based on the play by John Van Druten; Based on stories by Christopher Isherwood; Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson; Dance and Incidental Music arranged by David Krane; Original Dance Music arranged by David Baker; Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello; Assistant Musical Dir.: Fred Lassen
Directed by Sam Mendes; Co-Directed by Rob Marshall; Choreographed by Rob Marshall; Associate Choreographer: Cynthia Onrubia
Set and Club Design by Robert Brill; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Peggy Eisenhauer and Mike Baldassari; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Make-Up Design by Randy Mercer; Hair Design by Randy Mercer; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Associate Costume Design: Susan O'Donnell; Associate Scenic Design: Scott Pask; Assistant Costume Design: Martha Bromelmeier; Associate Lighting Design: David J. Lander; Assistant Scenic Design: Jane Epperson, Zhanna Gurvich, Akiko Kosaka, Pi-te Pan and Kris Stone
Roundabout Administrative Director: Sydney Davolos; Roundabout Company Manager: Peilin Chou; Company / House Manager: Beth Venable
Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Production Manager: Michael D. Curry; Stage Manager: Jon Krause; Assistant Stage Mgr: Scott Crawford; Technical Director: Peter Barbieri
Musical Coordinator: John Monaco; Kit Kat Band - Piano: Patrick Vaccariello; Kit Kat Band - Keyboards: Fred Lassen; Kit Kat Band - Drums: Gary Tillman; Kit Kat Band - Bass: Bill Sloat; Kit Kat Band - Trumpet: Rich Raffio, Christina Pawl and Linda Romoff; Kit Kat Band - Trombone: Bill Szobody; Kit Kat Band - Clarinet: Denis O'Hare and Michael O'Donnell; Kit Kat Band - Clarinet / Tenor Sax: Kristin Olness; Kit Kat Band - Alto & Tenor Sax / Flute: Brian Duguay; Kit Kat Band - Alto Sax: Joyce Chittick; Kit Kat Band - Harp, Alto & Tenor Sax / Flute: Erin Hill; Kit Kat Band - Violin: Leenya Rideout; Kit Kat Band - Cello: Fred Rose; Kit Kat Band - Banjo / Accordian: Michele Pawk and Vance Avery; Music Preparation: Donald Oliver, Evan Morris and Chelsea Music Services, Inc.; Electronic Music System Design: Andrew Barrett
Roundabout Director of Development and Public Affairs: Julia C. Levy; Roundabout Director of Casting and Artistic Associate: Jim Carnahan; Casting: Pat McCorkle; Roundabout Director of Marketing: David B. Steffen; Dialect Coach: Tim Monich; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Dance Captain: Joyce Chittick; Advertising: Nappi / Eliran / Murphy, Ltd.; Associate Casting: Matt Schreiber
Cast
Alan CummingMaster of Ceremonies
(Feb 13, 1998 - Sep 13, 1998)
Natasha RichardsonSally Bowles
(Feb 13, 1998 - Aug 02, 1998)
Ron RifkinHerr Schultz
(Feb 13, 1998 - May 02, 1999)
John Benjamin HickeyClifford Bradshaw
(Feb 13, 1998 - Feb 28, 1999)
Denis O'HareErnst Ludwig
(Feb 13, 1998 - Apr 30, 1999)
Michele PawkFraulein Kost
(Feb 13, 1998 - Apr 30, 1999)
Fritzie
Kit Kat Girl
Mary Louise WilsonFraulein Schneider
(Feb 13, 1998 - Jul 21, 1998)
Alex BowenBoy Soprano
Recorded voice only
Joyce ChittickFrenchie
Kit Kat Girl
(Feb 13, 1998 - Apr 30, 1999)
Gorilla
(Feb 13, 1998 - Apr 30, 1999)
Brian DuguayVictor
Kit Kat Boy
(Feb 13, 1998 - Jul 31, 2000)
Erin HillLulu
Kit Kat Girl
(Feb 13, 1998 - May 31, 1998)
Michael O'DonnellBobby
Kit Kat Boy
(Feb 13, 1998 - Jan 04, 2004)
Kristin OlnessHelga
Kit Kat Girl
(Feb 13, 1998 - Jul 31, 2000)
Christina PawlRosie
Kit Kat Girl
(Feb 13, 1998 - Feb 29, 2000)
Leenya RideoutTexas
Kit Kat Girl
(Feb 13, 1998 - Nov 30, 1999)
Fred RoseHerman
Kit Kat Boy
Custom Official
Max
Bill SzobodyHans
Kit Kat Boy
(Feb 13, 1998 - Aug 31, 1998)
Rudy
Swings: Vance Avery and Linda Romoff
Standby: Taina Elg (Fraulein Schneider) and Bruce Katzman (Herr Schultz)
Understudies: Vance Avery (Master of Ceremonies), Joyce Chittick (Sally Bowles), Brian Duguay (Clifford Bradshaw), Erin Hill (Fraulein Kost), Linda Romoff (Sally Bowles) and Fred Rose (Ernst Ludwig)
Tony Award®
winner 1998 Best Revival of a Musical [winner] 
 Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: General Manager; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
winner 1998 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Alan Cumming
winner 1998 Best Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Natasha Richardson
winner 1998 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Ron Rifkin
 1998 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Mary Louise Wilson
 1998 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  William Ivey Long
 1998 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Peggy Eisenhauer
 1998 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Mike Baldassari
 1998 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Rob Marshall
 1998 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Sam Mendes
 1998 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Rob Marshall
 1998 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Michael Gibson
Drama Desk Award
winner 1998 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [winner] 
 Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: General Manager; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
winner 1998 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Alan Cumming
winner 1998 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Natasha Richardson
 1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Michele Pawk
 1998 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Rob Marshall
 1998 Outstanding Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Sam Mendes
 1998 Outstanding Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Rob Marshall
 1998 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Michael Gibson
 1998 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Set and Club Design by Robert Brill
 1998 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  William Ivey Long
 1998 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Peggy Eisenhauer
 1998 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Mike Baldassari
Theatre World
winner 1998 Award [recipient] 
  Alan Cumming
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
ACT 1 Sung By
WillkommenMaster of Ceremonies and The Kit Kat Klub
So What?Fraulein Schneider
Don't Tell MamaSally Bowles and The Kit Kat Girls
Mein HerrSally Bowles and The Kit Kat Girls
Perfectly MarvelousClifford Bradshaw and Sally Bowles
Two LadiesMaster of Ceremonies, Lulu (Kit Kat Girl) and Bobby (Kit Kat Boy)
It Couldn't Please Me MoreFraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz
Tomorrow Belongs to MeMaster of Ceremonies
Maybe This TimeSally Bowles
MoneyMaster of Ceremonies and The Kit Kat Girls
MarriedFraulein Schneider, Herr Schultz and Fritzie (Kit Kat Girl)
Tomorrow Belongs to Me (Reprise) Fraulein Kost, Ernst Ludwig and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Kick LineThe Kit Kat Klub
Married (Reprise) Herr Schultz
If You Could See HerMaster of Ceremonies and Frenchie (Kit Kat Girl)
What Would You Do?Fraulein Schneider
I Don't Care MuchMaster of Ceremonies
CabaretSally Bowles
FinaleCompany