Wesley Taylor and Barrett Wilbert Weed Hit The Cabaret; Performances Begin Tonight!

News   Wesley Taylor and Barrett Wilbert Weed Hit The Cabaret; Performances Begin Tonight!
 
Barrett Wilbert Weed, a Drama Desk nominee for her breakout performance in Heathers: The Musical, stars as Sally Bowles — opposite "Smash" actor Wesley Taylor (Rock of Ages, The Addams Family) as the Emcee — in Cabaret at the Signature Theatre in D.C. beginning May 12. 

Signature's production of John Kander and Fred Ebb's Cabaret is presented through June 28 as part of the company's 25th anniversary season in Arlington, VA.

Cabaret features a book by Joe Masteroff based on the play I Am a Camera by John Van Druten and "The Berlin Stories" by Christopher Isherwood. The score features music by Kander and lyrics by Ebb.

Barrett Wilbert Weed
Barrett Wilbert Weed Photo by Christopher Mueller

Matthew Gardiner directs and choreographs. 

Taylor and Weed are joined in the cast by Rick Foucheux (Herr Schultz), Naomi Jacobson (Fraulein Schneider), Bobby Smith (Ernst), Maria Rizzo (Fraulein Kost), Gregory Wooddell (Cliff), Shayna Blass, Kurt Boehm, Mark Chandler, Jordan DeBona, Jamie Eacker, Colleen Hayes, Rachel Schur, Jessica Thorne and Joseph Tudor.

The creative team includes associate choreographer Kelly D'Amboise, musical director Jon Kalbfleisch, scenic designer Misha Kachman, costume designer Frank Labovitz, lighting designer Jason Lyons, sound designer Lane Elms, wig designer Anne Nesmith, dialect coach Leigh Wilson Smiley, production stage manager Kerry Epstein and assistant stage manager Karen Currie.

For more information on the Signature production, click here

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