The Olivier-winning London revival of Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club welcomes three new leads beginning February 13.
BAFTA Award winner Aimee Lou Wood (Uncle Vanya, Sex Education) steps into the role of Sally Bowles, Olivier nominee John McCrea (Everybody's Talking About Jamie) is the new The Emcee, and Nathan Ives-Moiba (As You Like It, Tull) takes over the role of Cliff Bradshaw. All three artists are scheduled to stay with the production through May 27.
At certain performances, the role of Sally Bowles will be played by Emily Benjamin (Bat Out of Hell The Musical).
Callum Scott Howells and Madeline Brewer played their final performances as, respectively, The Emcee and Sally Bowles January 28. Sid Sagar ended his run as Cliff Bradshaw February 11. Between January 30 and February 11, the role of The Emcee was played by Matthew Gent, and the role of Sally Bowles was played by Emily Benjamin. At certain performances, the role of Sally Bowles was played by Sally Frith.
The cast also includes Vivien Parry as Fraulein Schneider, Richard Katz as Herr Schultz, Danny Mahoney as Ernst Ludwig, and Michelle Bishop as Fraulein Kost. The company is completed by Gabriela Benedetti, Charles Croysdill, Laura Delany, Sally Frith, Matthew Gent, Ying Ue Li, Ela Lisondra, Chris O’Mara, Grant Neal, Hicaro Nicolai, Adam Taylor, Toby Turpin, Patrick Wilden, and Sophie Maria Wojna.
The Prologue Company includes Rachel Benson, Ami Benton, Laura Braid, Reuben Greeph, James Hastings, Samantha Ho, Emma Holt, Liz Kamille, Andrew Linnie, Aine McLoughlin, and Callum Sterling.
This production of Cabaret opened in December 2021, subsequently winning a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards.
Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, Cabaret has music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and a book by Joe Masteroff.
This production is directed by Rebecca Frecknall with set and costume design by Tom Scutt, choreography by Julia Cheng, musical supervision by Jennifer Whyte, musical direction by Ben Ferguson, lighting design by Isabella Byrd, and sound design by Nick Lidster. The casting director is Stuart Burt, and the associate director is Jordan Fein.
Cabaret is produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions and Underbelly.