“One of musical theatre’s GREATEST TRIUMPHS!” -Houston Chronicle
“Gutsy staging and bold characterizations! CABARET arrives like a KNOCKOUT PUNCH.”
– Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“Five stars! WILLKOMMEN HOME. A Broadway jewel returns in all its glittering glory.”
– Time Out New York
“Truly unmissable! Even if you saw it last time, you are strongly advised – no, URGED – to return.”
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY’S TONY AWARD® -WINNING PRODUCTION OF CABARET COMES TO OMAHA’S ORPHEUM THEATER OCTOBER 11-16
OMAHA, NEBRASKA (September 7, 2016) — Direct from Broadway, Cabaret, the musical masterpiece comes to Omaha’s Orpheum Theater. As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present the National Tour of Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall’s (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of Cabaret, playing Tuesday, October 11 through Sunday, October 16 at the Orpheum Theater as part of Omaha Performing Arts’ Broadway Series.
Tickets, starting at $30 each, are available online at TicketOmaha.com; by phone at 402.345.0606; or at the Ticket Omaha box office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 12th and Douglas. Groups of 10 or more may purchase tickets by calling 402.661.8516 or toll-free at 866.434.8587.
John Kander and Fred Ebb, best known for their legendary musical, Chicago and Joe Masteroff’s Tony®-winning musical features some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” Cabaret is set in the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles, and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd––and to leave their troubles outside.
The North American Tour of Cabaret features the original Broadway direction by Sam Mendes and original co-direction and choreography by Rob Marshall. Tour direction is under the helm of BT McNicholl (Spamalot) and choreography is recreated by Cynthia Onrubia (Victor/Victoria). The design team includes set design by Robert Brill (Assassins), costume design by William Ivey Long (Chicago), lighting design by Peggy Eisenhauer (Ragtime) and Mike Baldassari (Nine), sound design by Keith Caggiano (The Radio City Christmas Spectacular) based on the original Broadway design by Brian Ronan with hair and wig design by Paul Huntley. Cabaret features orchestrations by Michael Gibson (The Boy From Oz), music supervision and vocal arrangements by Patrick Vaccariello (On Your Feet) and music direction by Robert Cookman (Legally Blonde). M·A·C. is the Official Makeup Partner for the production. Cabaret is based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood.
Roundabout Theatre Company’s acclaimed production of Cabaret first opened on Broadway on March 19, 1998 starring Alan Cumming and Natasha Richardson and won four Tony® Awards including Best Revival of a Musical. Cabaret went on to play on Broadway for six years and 2,378 performances before finishing its run on January
4, 2004. Cabaret returned to Broadway and the infamous Studio 54 with performances beginning March 21, 2014 with Alan Cumming reprising his Tony®-winning role as the Emcee. The production featured Michelle Williams, Emma Stone and Sienna Miller in the role of Sally Bowles and played 423 performances through March 29, 2015.
Cabaret premiered on Broadway in 1966 and won eight Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, in addition to the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, the Outer Critics’ Circle Award, the Variety Poll of New York Critics, and London’s Evening Standard Award. The original Broadway production played 1,166 performances.
Cabaret will play Omaha’s Orpheum Theater Tuesday, October 11, Wednesday, October 12 and Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 16 at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
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