Thru October 22, 2022
Sundays - 3:00 pm
Thursdays - 7:30 pm
Fridays - 7:30 pm
Saturdays - 3:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W Campbell Street
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Brandon Acosta (Kit Kat: Bobby), Maria Alexandra (Emcee: Master of Ceremonies); Annika Andersson (Kit Kat: Texas), Matthew David Conwell (Kit Kat: Fritzie), Melissa Crabtree (Fräulein Kost; Chanteuse), Angel Diaz (Kit Kat: Victor), Morgan DiFonzo (Kit Kat: Rosie), Kristin Doty (Sally Bowles), Tim Foszcz (Clifford Bradshaw), Rosalind Hurwitz (Fräulein Schneider), Daniel Leahy (Ernst Ludwig), Amber Parker (Kit Kat: Hans), Kaity Paschetto (Kit Kat: Frenchie; Gorilla), Olivia Pryor (Kit Kat: Lulu), Justin Ramirez (Kit Kat: Helga), Linus Schafer Goulthorpe (Boy Soprano), Anthony Whitaker (Herr Schultz), and Dryden Zurawski (Herman; Customs Official; Max; Rudy). Understudies include Shela Coleman, Logan Friese, Chad Gearig-Howe, Hannah Kipp, Lizzie Mowry, and Emma Robie.
Book by Joe Masteroff; Based on the Play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb. Director for Cabaret is Robbie Simpson, Associate Director/Choreographer is Jenilee Houghton, and Music Director is Jake Hartge. Designers are Matt Kania (Sound Designer), Eric Luchen (Scenic Designer), Patrick McGuire (Properties Designer), and Samuel Stephen (Lighting Designer). Metropolis Interim Artistic Director is Jen Cupani, Production Manager is Chris Causer.
A spokesperson describes the event as follows:
"...Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome… to Cabaret, Kander and Ebb’s legendary musical masterpiece about British nightclub singer Sally Bowles, American writer Cliff Bradshaw, and the decadence of 1929 Berlin. With mounting fear and uncertainty of an emerging Third Reich, audiences are lured into the sordid underworld of the Kit Kat Club..."