By Adam Hetrick
10 Jan 2012
|Photo by Fadil Berisha|
Shindle (Legally Blonde, Jekyll & Hyde) previously performed the role of free-wheeling entertainer Sally Bowles during the late 1990's Broadway revival of Cabaret. Also appearing is Broadway Cabaret revival cast member Fred Rose as Ernst Ludwig.
BT McNicholl directs the production that incorporates actor-musicians, akin to the Tony-winning Broadway revival. Cabaret will run through Jan. 29. McNicholl served as the associate director for the Broadway revival as well.
Principal casting includes Christopher Sloan as the Emcee, Bruce Linser as Cliff, Angie Radosh as Fraulein Schneider and John Felix as Herr Schultz.
The production has choreography by Jennifer Werner, musical direction by Alexander Rovang, scenic design by Court Watson, lighting design by Richard Latta, costume design by Gail Baldoni, sound design by Marty Mets and wig design by Gerard Kelly.
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," "So What," "Don't Tell Mama" and the title song.