By Adam Hetrick
27 Apr 2013
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
On April 24, news broke that Alan Cumming would reprise his performance as the Master of Ceremonies in a 2014 Broadway revival of the groundbreaking 1966 musical Cabaret. Cumming earned a Tony Award for playing the role in the 1998 revival.
The Roundabout Theatre Company, which produced the last revival (featuring Cumming) at Studio 54, has not announced its full 2013-14 season.
The Daily News now reports that Stone ("The Help," "The Amazing Spider-Man") is in negotiations to make her Broadway debut in the production as Sally Bowles.
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.
Cabaret premiered on Broadway in 1966 under the direction of Harold Prince. The original production starred Jill Haworth as Sally Bowles and Joel Grey as the Master of Ceremonies. Cumming starred opposite late actress Natasha Richardson in the acclaimed 1998 Sam Mendes-helmed revival of the production for the Roundabout Theatre, which ran for 2,414 performances. Liza Minnelli and Grey starred in Bob Fosse's Oscar-winning 1972 film adaptation.