Cabaret (West End) Prod Shot

Cabaret

Live at
Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse
Currently booking to Sat 16 Dec 2023
  Tickets available from £30.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.80
Musical
2 hours 45 minutes
incl. interval
Winning a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical Revival, this intimate and electrifying new production of CABARET is London's hottest ticket. Welcome to the Kit Kat Club.

Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse

Currently booking to Sat 16 Dec 2023
Northumberland Avenue London WC2N 5DE
2 hours 45 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:00
For group bookings of 10 or more:
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Why go and see it?

CABARET recently became the most-awarded musical revival in Oliviers history. Picking up seven awards and a further four nominations, don't miss this party at the end of the world.

In a time when the world is changing forever, there is one place where everyone can be free. This is Berlin. Relax. Loosen up. Be yourself.

Production shot

One of the most successful musicals of all time, Cabaret features the songs Willkommen, Don’t Tell Mama, Mein Herr, Maybe This Time, Money and the title number. It has music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Joe Masteroff, based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood.

Until 11 Feb, Matthew Gent plays the Emcee. His West End theatre credits include Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre, The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre and Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre. His other theatre credits include Rags at the Park Theatre, The Queen of the Mist at Charing Cross Theatre, The Water Babies at Leicester Curve, The Carnival of the Animals at Riverside Studios and Taboo at Brixton Club House.

Until 11 Feb, Emily Benjamin plays Sally Bowles. As a member of the original cast of the production, Emily has been a swing and understudy to the role of Sally Bowles since the show opened.Her other West End theatre credits include Bat Out of Hell The Musical at the London Coliseum and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at the Bridge Theatre

From 13 Feb, John McCrea plays the Emcee. John created the role of Jamie New in the smash hit musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at both the Sheffield Crucible Theatre and the West End’s Apollo Theatre. For his performance he was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and won the Most Promising Newcomer at the Critics Circle Theatre Awards, the WhatsOnStage Award for Best Actor in a Leading role in a Musical and the UK Theatre Award for Best Musical Performer. He recently appeared as Max in Daddy at the Almeida Theatre and his film credits include Artie in the hit Disney film, Cruella.  

From 13 Feb, Aimee Lou Wood plays Sally Bowles. Aimee is is best known for her portrayal of Aimee Gibbs in all three series of the Netflix series Sex Education for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Female Comedy Performance. She recently starred in the critically acclaimed film Living opposite Bill Nighy. Her stage credits include Sonya in Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre in the West End and Downstate at the National Theatre.

Before the show, guests are invited to enjoy the Kit Kat Club with drinks, dining and pre-show entertainment all on offer. When booking, guests will receive a ‘club entry time’ so they’re able to immerse themselves in the club. We encourage people to arrive early, leaving plenty of time to explore every nook and cranny of the Kit Kat Club before the show begins. 

Cast and Creatives

Matthew Gent
Emcee (until 11 Feb)
Matthew Gent
Emily Benjamin
Sally Bowles (until 11 Feb)
Emily Benjamin
John McCrea
Emcee (from 13 Feb)
John McCrea
Aimee Lou Wood
Sally Bowles (from 13 Feb)
Aimee Lou Wood
Vivien Parry
Fraulein Schneider
Vivien Parry
Richard Katz
Herr Schultz
Richard Katz
Danny Mahoney
Ernst Ludwig
Danny Mahoney
Joe Masteroff
Book by
Joe Masteroff
John Kander
Music by
John Kander
Fred Ebb
Lyrics by
Fred Ebb
Rebecca Frecknall
Directed by
Rebecca Frecknall
Tom Scutt
Designed by
Tom Scutt
Julia Cheng
Choreographed by
Julia Cheng
Jennifer Whyte
Musical Supervisor and Musical Director
Jennifer Whyte
Isabella Byrd
Lighting
Isabella Byrd
Nick Lidster
Sound
Nick Lidster
Stuart Burt
Casting Director
Stuart Burt
Jordan Fein
Associate Director
Jordan Fein
Ambassador Theatre Group Productions/Underbelly
Producers
Ambassador Theatre Group Productions/Underbelly

Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse

Northumberland Avenue London WC2N 5DE
Embankment
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times

The Kit Kat Club has laid siege to London's Playhouse Theatre. The performers have infiltrated the premises. The artists have staked their claim. Who knows how long we'll stay, but for now we’re enjoying the party. The party at the end of the world.

We encourage you to come early and explore every nook and cranny of what we have to offer. With superb food and drink available, the show starts from the moment we welcome you through the doors of the Kit Kat Club.

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Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse

Currently booking to Sat 16 Dec 2023
Northumberland Avenue London WC2N 5DE
2 hours 45 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:00
For group bookings of 10 or more:
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Enjoy priority booking & zero transaction fees with ATG Membership

With our TheatreCard membership programme, enjoy discounts and many other exclusive benefits on the theatre you love, including:

Pay no transaction fees
Priority booking
Ticket offers and discounts
25% off drinks in-venue (10% in Scotland)
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