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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 ›

PlayMakers Repertory Company Creates a Version of “Cabaret” That’s Unforgettable

Who doesn’t love Cabaret? First-time viewers of the show and long-time loyalists alike are sure to enjoy PlayMakers Repertory Company’s spin on the classic. Directed by Joseph Haj and based on the late-90s Broadway version of the play, this production brings the raunchy Berlin of the 1930s to full and glorious life. Swinging choreography, daring… Read More ›

New York actor, playwright, and singer/songwriter Taylor Mac will star as the gender-bending Emcee of the Kit Kat Klub in PlayMakers Rep's production of "Cabaret" (photo by Jon Gardiner)

Drag Artist Taylor Mac Will Star as the Gender-Bending Emcee in “Cabaret” at PlayMakers Rep

PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its critically acclaimed 2012-13 main-stage season on April 3-7, 9-14, and 16-21 with the darker, more disturbing 1998 version of the 1966 Broadway musical Cabaret, starring New York actor, playwright, singer/songwriter, and OBIE Award®-winning drag artist Taylor Mac as the gender-bending Emcee of Berlin’s Kit Kat Klub in the early… Read More ›