Fitzpatrick, Hunt, Louise and McGowan Will Join Kritzer for Cabaret at TUTS

News   Fitzpatrick, Hunt, Louise and McGowan Will Join Kritzer for Cabaret at TUTS Casting is now complete for the Theatre Under the Stars production of the Tony-winning Kander and Ebb musical Cabaret.

Bill Berry directs the musical that runs June 16-28 at the Hobby Center for Performing Arts. TUTS will transform the Hobby Center into an environmental setting of the Kit Kat Club.

As previously reported, Leslie Kritzer (Rooms, Funny Girl, Legally Blonde) will head the cast as Sally Bowles with Leo Ash Evens (West Side Story) as the Emcee and Tyler Hanes (A Chorus Line) as Cliff Bradshaw.

Cabaret will also feature Allen Fitzpatrick (Herr Schultz), Suzy Hunt (Fraulein Schneider), Angie Louise (Fraulein Kost) and Mike McGowan (Ernst Ludwig).

The ensemble includes David Alewine, Tommy Berklund, Chris Canal, Emilee Dupré, Tim Hausmann, Storey Hinojosa, Tony Johnson, Freddie Kimmel, Carlynn Laurie, Jeremy Leiner, Johnathan Luna, Kate Marilley, Betty Marie Muessig, Jack Paddison, Maya Perkins, Troy L. Wageman, Kristin Warren, Paige Wheat and Dana Winke.

Cabaret will have choreography by Bob Richard and musical direction by Ian Eisendrath. The design team comprises Tom Sturge (set and lighting design), Thomas G. Marquez (costume design) and Christopher "Kit" Bond (sound design). Leslie Kritzer was most recently seen Off-Broadway in Paul Scott Goodman's rock musical Rooms at New World Stages. She also appeared as Jane Hurley in the intimate Broadway musical A Catered Affair and in the original cast of Legally Blonde the Musical. A Special Achievement MAC Award winner for her show Leslie Kritzer Is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches, Kritzer was Drama Desk-nominated for her performance Off-Broadway in The Great American Trailer Park Musical. Her stage credits also include Hairspray, Batboy, Godspell and Fanny Brice in the acclaimed Paper Mill Playhouse production of Funny Girl.

Cabaret features a book by Joe Masteroff, based on the John Van Druten play "I Am a Camera" and the original stories by Christopher Isherwood. John Kander and Fred Ebb penned the Tony-Award winning score to the musical that features such hits as "Willkommen," "Maybe This Time," "So What," "Don't Tell Mama," "I Don't Care Much" and the title song.

For tickets phone (888) 558-3882 or visit www.TUTS.org.

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