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Sassy Alan Cumming Brings Sappy Tunes to Bull City

Read Dustin K. Britt’s preview of Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs. Backstage at Studio 54, after a performance of the 2014 revival of Cabaret (his second time in the role) lead actor Alan Cumming is hosting a miniature party. A neon sign identifies his dressing room as “Club Cumming.” Celebrities and close friends sneak backstage… Read More ›

Alan Cumming Will Sing Sappy Songs at DPAC on Thursday, April 27

Did you ever ask a kid what they wanted to be when they grew up? You probably got one or two answers. A young Alan Cumming must have had about a dozen. You likely know him from one of two places: CBS’s The Good Wife or the 1998 Broadway revival of the musical sensation Cabaret…. Read More ›

Cabaret at DPAC Puts a New and Wonderful Spin on a Classic

Cabaret, presented by Roundabout Theatre Company, and currently onstage at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) under the magical direction of BT McNicholl, is a super-fun, super-funny, high-energy production that begs to be seen.

This well-loved and often-bawdy musical focuses on The Kit Kat Club, a seedy establishment, and a young writer, Clifford Bradshaw (Lee Aaron Rosen) who visits it and subsequently falls in love with Sally Bowles (Andrea Gross), a somewhat wayward singer.

Randy Harrison stars as the Emcee in Roundabout Theatre Company's 2016 tour (photo by Joan Marcus)

Roundabout Theatre Company’s Production of Cabaret at DPAC Is Dark, Moving, and Provocative

The Roundabout Theatre Company’s moving and thought-provoking production of Cabaret will play eight performances at the Durham Performing Arts Center on April 19-24. With writing by Joe Masterhoff, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb, prior productions have enjoyed major acclaim. This revival, directed by B.T. McNicholl and choreographed by Cynthia Onrubia, is… Read More ›

Randy Harrison stars as the Emcee in Roundabout Theatre Company's 2016 National Tour of Cabaret cast (photo by Joan Marcus)

On April 19-24, DPAC Will Host a Decidedly Darker Version of the Divinely Decadent Musical, Cabaret

On April 19-24, the Durham Performing Arts Center will host a decidedly darker version of the divinely decadent 1966 Broadway and 1968 West End musical, Cabaret, as part of its 2015-16 SunTrust Broadway Series. The original Broadway production won eight 1967 Tony Awards®, including the Tonys for Best Musical and Best Original Score (by composer… Read More ›