MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 19, 1998
Closing Date
Jan 04, 2004
1st Preview
Feb 13, 1998
1st Preview
Feb 13, 1998
Previews
37
Performances
2,377
MusicalDramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Kit Kat Klub
(Mar 19, 1998 - Nov 08, 1998)
Studio 54
(Nov 12, 1998 - Jan 04, 2004)

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.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Durst Organization
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
Master of Ceremonies
Feb 13, 1998 - Sep 13, 1998
Sally Bowles
Feb 13, 1998 - Aug 02, 1998
Herr Schultz
Feb 13, 1998 - May 02, 1999
Clifford Bradshaw
Feb 13, 1998 - Feb 28, 1999
Ernst Ludwig
Feb 13, 1998 - May 1999
Fraulein Kost
Feb 13, 1998 - May 1999
 
Fritzie
Kit Kat Girl
Fraulein Schneider
Feb 13, 1998 - Jul 21, 1998
Boy Soprano
Recorded voice only
Frenchie
Kit Kat Girl
Feb 13, 1998 - May 1999
 
Gorilla
Feb 13, 1998 - May 1999
Victor
Kit Kat Boy
Feb 13, 1998 - Aug 2000
Lulu
Kit Kat Girl
Feb 13, 1998 - Jun 1998
Bobby
Kit Kat Boy
Feb 13, 1998 - Jan 04, 2004
Helga
Kit Kat Girl
Feb 13, 1998 - Aug 2000
Rosie
Kit Kat Girl
Feb 13, 1998 - Mar 2000
Texas
Kit Kat Girl
Feb 13, 1998 - Dec 1999
Herman
Kit Kat Boy
 
Custom Official
 
Max
Hans
Kit Kat Boy
Feb 13, 1998 - Sep 1998
 
Rudy
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)

Kit Kat Klub (Mar 19, 1998 - Nov 08, 1998)

Cast

Fraulein Schneider
Aug 20, 1998 - May 02, 1999
Lulu
Kit Kat Girl
Jun 1998 - May 2000
Hans
Kit Kat Boy
Sep 1998 - Nov 08, 1998
 
Rudy
Sep 1998 - Nov 08, 1998
Sally Bowles
Aug 04, 1998 - Feb 28, 1999
Gorilla
Herr Schultz
Master of Ceremonies
Sep 15, 1998 - Nov 22, 1998

Studio 54 (Nov 12, 1998 - Jan 04, 2004)

Associate Director: Jennifer Uphoff Gray and B.T. McNicholl
Company Manager: Barbara Crompton (Dec 20, 2000 - Jul 25, 2001) and Denys Baker; General Manager: Sydney Davolos; Executive Producer: Sydney Davolos
Production Stage Manager: Richard Hester, Peter Wolf, Tom Bartlett and Michael J. Passaro; Production Supervisor: Steve Beers; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jenny Dewar
Conducted by Maggie Torre; Associate Conductor: Jim Laev and John O'Neill
Photographer: Joan Marcus; Dance Captain: Jeff Siebert; Press Representative: Joe Perrotta; Casting: McCorkle Casting, Ltd.

Cast

Master of Ceremonies
Oct 1999 - Nov 28, 1999
 
Master of Ceremonies
Jul 2000 - Aug 2000
 
Master of Ceremonies
Oct 2000 - Oct 16, 2000
 
Master of Ceremonies
Oct 15, 2001 - Oct 25, 2001
 
Master of Ceremonies
May 26, 2003 - Jun 01, 2003
Ernst Ludwig
Jan 19, 2001 - Oct 27, 2003
Fraulein Schneider
Mar 25, 2002 - Sep 08, 2002
Herr Schultz
Dec 13, 2002 - Sep 21, 2003
Fraulein Schneider
Sep 22, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004
Fraulein Kost
Jun 2000 - ?
 
Fritzie
Kit Kat Girl
Jun 2000 - ?
Hans
Kit Kat Boy
 
Rudy
Fraulein Kost
May 04, 1999 - Jun 2000
 
Fritzie
Kit Kat Girl
May 04, 1999 - Jun 2000
Hans
Kit Kat Boy
Nov 12, 1998 - ?
 
Rudy
Nov 12, 1998 - ?
Fraulein Schneider
Feb 17, 2003 - Mar 06, 2003
 
Fraulein Schneider
Sep 01, 2003 - Sep 21, 2003
Master of Ceremonies
Nov 24, 1998 - Jun 06, 1999
Victor
Kit Kat Boy
Aug 2000 - ?
Sally Bowles
Jun 17, 1999 - Jan 30, 2000
 
Sally Bowles
Feb 22, 2000 - Jun 02, 2000
 
Sally Bowles
Sep 01, 2003 - Sep 09, 2003
 
Sally Bowles
Sep 19, 2003 - Oct 25, 2003
 
Sally Bowles
Nov 02, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004
Master of Ceremonies
Oct 26, 2001 - Apr 28, 2002
 
Master of Ceremonies
Sep 09, 2002 - Dec 31, 2002
Lulu
Kit Kat Girl
May 2000 - Dec 2000
Sally Bowles
Nov 21, 2000 - Jan 18, 2001
Sally Bowles
Jun 03, 2000 - Jul 30, 2000
Clifford Bradshaw
Mar 02, 1999 - Jul 27, 1999
Sally Bowles
Jan 19, 2001 - Jun 17, 2001
 
Sally Bowles
Oct 30, 2001 - Dec 02, 2001
Sally Bowles
Feb 21, 2003 - Jun 15, 2003
Sally Bowles
Dec 03, 2001 - Dec 17, 2001
 
Lulu
Kit Kat Girl
Dec 2000 - ?
Clifford Bradshaw
Jan 19, 2001 - Apr 28, 2002
Master of Ceremonies
Jun 08, 1999 - Oct 1999
 
Master of Ceremonies
Nov 30, 1999 - Jul 2000
 
Master of Ceremonies
Aug 2000 - Oct 2000
Master of Ceremonies
Jan 03, 2003 - May 25, 2003
Fraulein Schneider
Mar 07, 2003 - Aug 31, 2003
Clifford Bradshaw
Jul 30, 1999 - Jan 18, 2001
Texas
Kit Kat Girl
Dec 1999 - Jun 2000
Clifford Bradshaw
Apr 29, 2002 - Jan 04, 2004
Sally Bowles
Jun 27, 2003 - Aug 31, 2003
Herr Schultz
Apr 2001 - Jan 2002
Herr Schultz
Nov 09, 1999 - Apr 2001
Sally Bowles
Jul 15, 2002 - Aug 05, 2002
 
Sally Bowles
Jan 27, 2003 - Feb 20, 2003
 
Sally Bowles
Sep 10, 2003 - Sep 18, 2003
 
Rosie
Kit Kat Girl
Mar 2000 - ?
Sally Bowles
Apr 29, 2002 - Jul 14, 2002
Herr Schultz
Apr 29, 2002 - Aug 2002
Herr Schultz
May 04, 1999 - Nov 07, 1999
Fraulein Kost
 
Fritzie
Kit Kat Girl
 
Texas
Kit Kat Girl
Jun 2000 - ?
Fraulein Kost
? - Jan 04, 2004
 
Fritzie
Kit Kat Girl
? - Jan 04, 2004
Sally Bowles
Mar 02, 1999 - Jun 06, 1999
Master of Ceremonies
Oct 17, 2000 - Oct 13, 2001
Ernst Ludwig
Nov 09, 1999 - Jan 2001
 
Ernst Ludwig
Oct 27, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004
 
Ernst Ludwig
circa. 2002 - ?
Master of Ceremonies
Oct 17, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004
Sally Bowles
Dec 18, 2001 - Apr 28, 2002
 
Sally Bowles
Aug 06, 2002 - Jan 26, 2003
Herr Schultz
Sep 22, 2003 - Jan 04, 2004
Herr Schultz
? - Dec 12, 2002
Sally Bowles
Jun 08, 1999 - Jun 15, 1999
 
Sally Bowles
Feb 01, 2000 - Feb 20, 2000
 
Frenchie
Kit Kat Girl
Feb 2000 - Dec 2000
Master of Ceremonies
Jun 03, 2003 - Oct 12, 2003
Gorilla
 
Frenchie
Kit Kat Girl
 
Helga
Kit Kat Girl
Aug 2000 - ?
Fraulein Schneider
May 04, 1999 - Mar 24, 2002
 
Fraulein Schneider
Sep 09, 2002 - Feb 16, 2003
Sally Bowles
Jul 03, 2001 - Oct 28, 2001
Sally Bowles
Jun 19, 2001 - Jul 01, 2001
Master of Ceremonies
Apr 29, 2002 - Sep 08, 2002
Ernst Ludwig
May 04, 1999 - Nov 07, 1999
Fraulein Kost
Mar 07, 2003 - ?
 
Fritzie
Kit Kat Girl
Mar 07, 2003 - ?
Sally Bowles
Aug 01, 2000 - Nov 19, 2000
Nicole Van Giesen
Broadway debut
Frenchie
Kit Kat Girl
May 1999 - Feb 2000
Herman
Kit Kat Boy
 
Max
Frenchie
Kit Kat Girl
Dec 2000 - ?
Sally Bowles
Oct 26, 2003 - Nov 01, 2003
Standby: Barbara Andres (Fraulein Schneider), Sal Mistretta (Herr Schultz), Maureen Moore (Fraulein Schneider), Scott Robertson (Herr Schultz), Hal Robinson (Herr Schultz) and Gordon Stanley (Herr Schultz)
Understudies: Victoria Lecta Cave (Fraulein Kost), Michael Curry (Clifford Bradshaw), Alison Ewing (Sally Bowles), Milena Govich (Sally Bowles), Derek Isetti (Master of Ceremonies), Heather Laws (Sally Bowles, Fraulein Kost), Penny Ayn Maas (Fraulein Kost), Michael O'Donnell (Master of Ceremonies, Clifford Bradshaw), Leenya Rideout (Fraulein Kost), Maurice Villa-Lobos (Ernst Ludwig), Amanda Watkins (Sally Bowles) and Katrina Yaukey (Sally Bowles)
music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb
Act 1
Sung By
Willkommen
Master of Ceremonies and The Kit Kat Klub
So What?
Fraulein Schneider
Don't Tell Mama
Sally Bowles and The Kit Kat Girls
Mein Herr
Sally Bowles and The Kit Kat Girls
Perfectly Marvelous
Clifford Bradshaw and Sally Bowles
Two Ladies
Master of Ceremonies, Lulu and Bobby
It Couldn't Please Me More
Fraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz
Tomorrow Belongs to Me
Master of Ceremonies
Maybe This Time
Sally Bowles
Money (Originally titled "The Money Song")
Master of Ceremonies and The Kit Kat Girls
Married
Fraulein Schneider, Herr Schultz and Fritzie
Tomorrow Belongs to Me (Reprise)
Fraulein Kost, Ernst Ludwig and Company
Act 2
Sung By
Kick Line
The Kit Kat Klub
Married (Reprise)
Herr Schultz
If You Could See Her
Master of Ceremonies and Frenchie
What Would You Do?
Fraulein Schneider
I Don't Care Much
Master of Ceremonies
Cabaret
Sally Bowles
Finale
Company

Tony Award®

Best Actor in a Musical

2020 Winner
Alan Cumming

Best Actress in a Musical

2020 Winner
Natasha Richardson

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2020 Winner
Ron Rifkin
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1998 Nominee
Mary Louise Wilson
 

Best Costume Design

1998 Nominee
Costume Design by William Ivey Long
 

Best Lighting Design

1998 Nominee
Lighting Design by Peggy Eisenhauer and Mike Baldassari
 

Best Choreography

1998 Nominee
Choreographed by Rob Marshall
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1998 Nominee
Directed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall
 

Best Orchestrations

1998 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1998 Winner
Alan Cumming

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1998 Winner
Natasha Richardson
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1998 Nominee
Michele Pawk
 

Outstanding Choreography

1998 Nominee
Choreographed by Rob Marshall
 

Outstanding Direction of a Musical

1998 Nominee
Directed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

1998 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

1998 Nominee
Scenic Design by Robert Brill
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1998 Nominee
Costume Design by William Ivey Long
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1998 Nominee
Lighting Design by Peggy Eisenhauer and Mike Baldassari

Theatre World

Award

1998 Recipient
Alan Cumming
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