SAN JOSE, CA (April 27, 2017) – The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL’s (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of CABARET, playing San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden, San Jose) June 6–11, 2017.
Single tickets ($43–$128) are available online at www.ticketmaster.com, in-person at the City National Civic Box Office (150 W. San Carlos St., San Jose), or by calling 800-982-ARTS (2787). For additional information, visit: www.broadwaysanjose.com. Group tickets (10 or more) are available by calling 408-792-4131. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
The performance schedule for CABARET is as follows: Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, June 9 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 10 at 2 & 8 p.m.; and Sunday, June 11 at 1 & 6:30 p.m.
Jon Peterson, a veteran of Roundabout’s CABARET on Broadway and well known for his various roles on London’s West End, including CATS, A Chorus Line and The Sound of Music, will be starring in the role as the Emcee while Leigh Ann Larkin, known on Broadway for her roles in Gypsy (Dainty June) and A Little Night Music, will be making her CABARET debut as Sally Bowles. Joining them are Benjamin Eakeley(Cabaret/Broadway) as Clifford Bradshaw, Alison Ewing (Cabaret/Broadway) as Fräulein Kost, Mary Gordon Murray (Hands on a Hardbody) as Fräulein Schneider,Scott Robertson (Cabaret/Broadway) as Herr Schultz and Patrick Vaill (Macbeth) as Ernst Ludwig.
True quadruple threats, the cast which also doubles as the Kit Kat Band includes Kelsey Beckert (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), Sarah Bishop (42nd Street), Chelsey Clark,Jenna Zito Clark (Saturday Night Fever), Ryan DeNardo (Grease), Lori Eure(Cabaret/Broadway), Kendal Hartse (Cinderella), Andrew Hubacher(Cabaret/Broadway), Joey Khoury (Altar Boyz), Chris Kotera (Evita), Tommy McDowell (American Idiot), Laura Sheehy (Cabaret/Broadway), Steven Wenslawski(Spamalot), Bob Amaral (A Funny Thing….) and Lucy Sorlucco (The Phantom of the Opera). The Kit Kat Band is under the direction of conductor Robert Cookman and also features Alec Bart (Associate Music Director/keyboard), Bobby Brennen (bass) andTaurus Lovely (drums).
John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff’s Tony-winning musical features some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” CABARET is set in the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd––and to leave their troubles outside.
Roundabout Theatre Company’s tour of CABARET features original Broadway direction by Sam Mendes and original co-direction & choreography by Rob Marshall. Tour direction is under the helm of BT McNicholl (Spamalot) and choreography is recreated by Cynthia Onrubia (Victor/Victoria). The design team includes set design by Robert Brill (Assassins), costume design by William Ivey Long (Chicago), lighting design byPeggy Eisenhauer (Ragtime) and Mike Baldassari (“Nine”), sound design by Keith Caggiano (The Radio City Christmas Spectacular) based on the original Broadway design by Brian Ronan with hair and wig design by Paul Huntley. CABARET features orchestrations by Michael Gibson (The Boy From Oz), music supervision & vocal arrangements by Patrick Vaccariello (On Your Feet) and music direction by Robert Cookman (Legally Blonde). CABARET is based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood.
Below is a full list of engagements for Roundabout Theatre Company’s CABARET:
Shea’s Performing Arts Center
April 25 – April 30, 2017
May 2 – May 7, 2017
May 9 –May 14, 2017
San Jose, CA
Center for the Performing Arts
June 6 – June 11, 2017
June 13 – June 25, 2017
June 27 – July 2, 2017
Eisenhower Theatre/ The Kennedy Center
July 11 – August 6, 2017
For more information, please visit www.cabaretmusical.com.