Cabaret Returns to Leeds Grand Theatre on 3 – 7 March

Kander and Ebb’s musical, directed by Rufus Norris and produced by Bill Kenwright, tells the story of an American writer’s relationship with an English cabaret performer.

Ensuring that the tale remains with us, it features some of the most memorable songs, such as Maybe This Time, Cabaret and Money Makes the World Go Round.

The readily recognisable John Partridge is cast as the Emcee, with Kara Lily Hayworth taking the role of Sally Bowles.  Anita Harris continues her admirable career in the role of Fraulein Schneider.

After its 1966 Broadway premiere came the Liza Minnelli movie version and the stage as well as screen awards just kept coming, with 8 Oscars, 7 BAFTAs and 13 Tonys.  This production has garnered 2 Olivier awards.  

Mention must be made of Javier De Frutos, Olivier award-winning choreographer, who has recently teamed up with Sadler’s Wells and The Pet Shop Boys in a creative collaboration.

 Adding to the already impressive list of talented cast are:   Basienka Blake (Casualty) as Fraulein Kost, Charles Hagerty (The Bodyguard, West End) as Cliff Bradshaw, James Paterson (The Phantom Of The Opera, West End) as Herr Schultz and Nick Tizzard (Doc Martin) as Ernst Ludwig. The ensemble comprises: Gemma Archer, Joseph Dockree, Francis Foreman, Sophie Hirst, Mary Hodgkinson, Sara Morley, Hannah Nicholas, Oliver Roll, Ben Rutter, Catherine Saunders and Tom Scanlon.

Book online at leedsgrandtheatre.com or call Box Office on 0844 848 2700

Photographs by The Other Richard.  Feature photograph shows Kara Lily Hayworth as Sally Bowles and Charles Haggerty as Cliff Bradshaw.

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