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About Cabaret

Willkommen. Bienvenue. Welcome to the Kit Kat Club. The Playhouse Theatre is newly transformed, so get ready to step into a theatrical paradise. Cabaret tickets are available on London Theatre now.

Set in early 1930s Berlin, American writer Cliff Bradshaw meets English cabaret singer Sally Bowles, a performer at the Kit Kat Club. But the rise of Nazism threatens this hedonistic Weimar Republic haven.

Cabaret’s enduring success is partly down to Kander and Ebb’s indelible score, with songs like “Wilkommen,” “Don’t Tell Mama,” “Meir Herr,” “Money,” and, or course, the great torch song “Maybe This Time.” This production offers an exciting chance to discover, or revisit, Kander and Ebb’s still hugely resonant musical.

The Cabaret London musical won seven Olivier Awards, with original cast members Eddie Redmayne, Jessie Buckley, Liza Sadovy, and Elliot Levey. The show features luxury casting, as well as a transformed theatre to provide optimum watching for one of the most-known musicals of all time. Rebecca Frecknall directs, with Tom Scutt providing set and costume design, and choreography by Julia Cheng.

The celebrated Cabaret musical opened on Broadway in November 1966, directed by Harold Prince, and has been a hit on both stage and screen, with Bob Fosse’s film version, starring Liza Minnelli, winning eight Oscars.

Dame Judi Dench led the original West End version, and, in 1993, Sam Mendes’s Donmar Warehouse production, starring Jane Horrocks and Alan Cumming, was greatly acclaimed. Cumming returned for the 2014 Broadway revival, which starred first Michelle Williams, then Emma Stone, and finally Sienna Miller.

Who wrote the Cabaret musical?

Cabaret is based on Christopher Isherwood’s short stories in Goodbye to Berlin, and John Van Druten’s play, I Am a Camera. Harold Prince led the Cabaret musical creation, teaming up with Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb to bring the stories to life. Find out more about Cabaret in London.

Where is Cabaret playing?

This new Cabaret West End production plays at the Kit Kat Club. It promises a very special audience experience. The theatre is reconfigured to seat viewers in the round, creating more intimacy and immersing audiences in the action — there's a limited seating capacity of 550.

Tickets to Cabaret are available now. Book your Cabaret tickets on London Theatre today.

Please note:

The Producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist – which is always subject to illness, injury and statutory holiday entitlement.

Cara Delevingne is not scheduled to perform on: 13 Mar (mat), 21 Mar (eve), 27 Mar (mat), 4 Apr (eve), 9 Apr (eve), 10 Apr (both shows), 11 Apr (eve), 12 Apr (eve), 18 Apr (eve), 24 Apr (mat), 2 May (eve), 6 May (eve), 7 May (eve), 8 May (both shows), 16 May (eve), 17 May (eve), 18 May (both shows), 22 May (mat) and 30 May (eve).

Rebecca Lucy Taylor is not scheduled to perform on: 5 Feb (eve), 6 Feb (eve), 7 Feb (mat & eve), 15 Feb (eve), 21 Feb (mat) and 29 Feb (eve).

Jake Shears is not scheduled to perform from 29 Jan – 5 Feb, and will not be performing on Monday evenings from 12 Feb.

Run time

2 hours 45 minutes (incl. interval)

Start date

November 15th, 2021

End date

February 2nd, 2025

Age

Suggested minimum 12 years, but at parent/guardian's discretion.

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Our Review

'Cabaret' at the Kit Kat Club review — Come to the cabaret with Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley

4 of 5
25 Jan 2022, 20:14
We have no troubles here. In here, life is beautiful.The Kit Kat Club is the ultimate escape. After a difficult or even ordinary day, the fanfare, glitz, and glamour feel like a portal to another time, where you'll be greeted with complimentary schnapps, dancing chorus members, and a lascivious pre-show smorgasbord. From the gilded lobby, disco-lit basement, and everywhere in between, the...
Production note
Try to arrive at the theatre an hour before the show starts to get the full experience of the Kit Kat Club.

Cabaret cast and creative team

By: John Kander and Fred Ebb
Songs by: John Kander and Fred Ebb
Director: Rebecca Frecknall
Choreography: Julia Cheng
Cast list: Rebecca Lucy Taylor/Self Esteem (as Sally Bowles), Jake Shears (as the Emcee), Nathan Ives-Moiba (as Clifford Bradshaw), Beverley Klein (as Fraulein Schneider), Teddy Kempner (as Herr Schultz), Wilf Scolding (as Ernst Ludwig), Jessica Kirton (as Fraulein Kost/Fritzie), Liv Alexander (as Texas), Natalie Chua (as Frenchie), Taite-Elliot Drew (as Hans), Damon Gould (as Victor), El Haq Latief (as Helga), Travis Ross as (Bobby), Laura Delany (as Rosie), Grant Neal (as Herman/Max), Hicaro Nicolai (as Lulu), Nic Myers (as Sally Bowles alternate)
Design: Tom Scutt
Costume: Tom Scutt
Lighting: Isabella Byrd
Sound: Nick Lidster for Autograph
Other info: Associate direction and prologue direction by Jordan Fein, prologue compositions and musical direction by Angus MacRae

Venue

Northumberland Avenue, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 5DE

Directions

Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross Station
Bus numbers: (Whitehall) 3, 12, 24, 53, 88, 91, 159, 453; (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 29, 87, 139, 176
Night bus numbers: (Whitehall) 12, 53, 88, 159, 453, N2, N3, N5, N18, N20, N44, N52, N91, N97, N109, N136, N381; (Strand) 6, 23, 139, 176, N9, N11, N13, N15, N21, N26, N29, N47, N87, N89, N155, N343, N550, N551
Car park: Trafalgar (10mins)
Directions from tube: (2mins) Follow Embankment Place right under the bridge; turn right onto Northumberland Avenue and you will see the theatre.

More information about Cabaret

Show schedule

Day of weekMatineeEvening
Monday-7:30 PM
Tuesday-7:30 PM
Wednesday2:00 PM7:30 PM
Thursday-7:30 PM
Friday--
Saturday2:00 PM7:30 PM
Sunday--

Frequently asked questions

What is Cabaret about?

What good is sitting alone in your room– get immersed in the Kit Kat Club. This award-winning production transforms the Playhouse Theatre, with strictly limited capacity for a unique, intimate experience. It’s the perfect way to experience this classic story of a cabaret singer at the dawn of Nazi Germany. Book your place with Cabaret tickets today.

Where is Cabaret playing?

Cabaret is playing at Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse Theatre. The theatre is located in London, United Kingdom, WC2N 5DE.

How long is Cabaret?

The running time of Cabaret is 2 hours 45 minutes (incl. interval).

What's the age requirement for Cabaret?

The recommended age for Cabaret is Suggested minimum 12 years, but at parent/guardian's discretion..

How do you book tickets for Cabaret?

Book tickets for Cabaret on London Theatre.

How much do tickets cost for Cabaret?

Tickets for Cabaret start at £38.

What are the songs in Cabaret?

Cabaret features some well-known Kander and Ebb classics, including “Maybe This Time,” “Willkommen,” and “Mein Herr.” Read our complete guide to the songs in Cabaret.

Who wrote Cabaret?

The book for Cabaret was written by Joe Masteroff. John Kander composed the music, and Fred Ebb provided the lyrics.

Who directed Cabaret?

The London revival of Cabaret was directed by Rebecca Frecknall (Streetcar Named Desire, Summer and Smoke), for which she won the Olivier Award for Best Director.

Is Cabaret appropriate for kids?

Cabaret is not suitable for those under the age of 13. This is due to content of a suggestive sexual nature, anti-Semitism, an incidence of domestic violence, and references to abortion.

Is Cabaret good?

This revival reimagines and brings to life the captivating world of the Kit Kat Klub on the London stage. Read our four-star review of Cabaret here.

Is Cabaret immersive?

Cabaret is a highly immersive revival of a Kander and Ebb classic. The Playhouse Theatre’s transformation into the Kit Kat Club is incredible.

When should you arrive at the theatre for Cabaret?

We suggest arriving an hour before your performance time. This is due to pre-show entertainment at the Kit Kat Club before Cabaret begins on the main stage.

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