Broadway's Beauty Becomes Bowles Again for Cabaret in September

News   Broadway's Beauty Becomes Bowles Again for Cabaret in September Susan Egan will return to Broadway as Sally Bowles in Cabaret Sept. 1 for a run through Oct. 26, a production spokesperson confirmed.
Susan Egan as Sally Bowles in Cabaret.
Susan Egan as Sally Bowles in Cabaret. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

The Roundabout Theatre Company revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical currently stars singer-songwriter Jon Secada (as the Emcee), "Providence" star Melina Kanakaredes (as Bowles) and "Happy Days" patriarch Tom Bosley (as Herr Schultz).

Egan earned a Tony Award nomination for her turn as the original Belle in Beauty and the Beast. Her other credits include a prior stint as Sally Bowles in Cabaret as well as Triumph of Love, Putting It Together and State Fair. She also provided the voice of Megara for the Disney film "Hercules."

The show also features Mariette Hartley (as Fraulein Schneider), Rick Holmes, Liz McConahay and Peter Benson. Kanakaredes, Secada, Bosley, Hartley and Holmes are currently scheduled to perform through Aug. 31. Egan will assume the lead Sept. 1. No co-stars for Egan have been announced.

Egan follows a long line of varied actresses into the role of Sally Bowles, including the revival's Tony Award-winning originator Natasha Richardson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mary McCormack, Joely Fisher, Lea Thompson, Katie Finneran, Gina Gershon, Kate Shindle, Brooke Shields, Jane Leeves, Molly Ringwald and Deborah Gibson.

The musical directed by Sam Mendes with Rob Marshall, featuring the music of Kander, the lyrics of Ebb and book by Joe Masteroff, opened on Broadway March 19, 1998. It won four Tony Awards that year including Best Revival of a Musical.

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