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THEATRE PREVIEW

january 2019 | Volume 175

 

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  Production photo: David Cooper.

CABARET
Book by Joe Masteroff
Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood
Studio 58/Langara College
Jan. 31 –Feb. 24
$12.50-$30
www.studio58.ca or 604-684-2787
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Here life is beautiful!

Willkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome!

The Studio 58 production of the Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret is on stage from January 31 to February 24. Under the direction of Josh Epstein, this much-anticipated production of Cabaret is an homage to productions of the past in an unabashed celebration of what is considered, ‘a perfect show’. The student cast brings the decadent and dangerous Weimer era to life, with a creative team that includes musical direction by Christopher King and choreography by Shelley Stewart Hunt, set design by Drew Facey, costume design by Amy McDougall and lighting design by Itai Erdal.

It’s 1929 and young American writer Cliff Bradshaw has just arrived in Berlin, a city where the party never ends. At the notorious Kit Kat Klub he meets the beguiling chanteuse Sally Bowles and his life is turned upside down. Meanwhile, Hitler’s grip on the country is tightening — Cliff’s German boarding house owner Fräulein Schneider and Jewish fruit vendor Herr Schultz are forced to face a harsh reality, and even the Kit Kat Klub’s gender-bending Emcee must acknowledge the revolutionary voices of a new Germany.

Warning: Possible nudity, probable vulgarity and other behaviour your Momma won’t approve of!

January 31 – February 24, 2019

Previews & FREE Student Nights January 31 & February 1; Opens February 2
At Studio 58, Langara College, 100 West 49th Avenue
www.studio58.ca                      

Directed by Josh Epstein
Musical Direction by Christopher King
Choreography by Shelley Stewart Hunt
Set Design by Drew Facey
Costume Design by Amy McDougall
Lighting Design by Itai Erdal

Shows – 8:00 pm Tues - Sat; Matinees 3:00 pm Sat & Sun (except February 2)
NO SHOWS Mondays

Single tickets $30/23/22; previews, matinees & Groups 10+ $17.50;
Talkback Tuesdays ONLY $12.50

Tickets Tonight www.ticketstonight.ca or 604.684.2787
Tuesday Talkbacks – Feb. 5, 12, 19 @ 8pm

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