Callum Scott Howells and Madeline Brewer to star in ‘Cabaret’
There’s a new Emcee and Sally Bowles in town.
Callum Scott Howells and Madeline Brewer will take over the roles of the Emcee and Sally Bowles in Cabaret from 3 October. Cabaret is at the Kit Kat Club. Book Cabaret tickets on London Theatre.
Callum Scott Howells will play the Emcee. He is best known for playing Colin in the Channel 4 drama, It’s a Sin, winning a Royal Television Society Award for Best Male Actor. He’s starred in Matthew Bourne’s Lord of the Flies and She Loves Me at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
The Emmy-nominated actress Madeline Brewer will play Sally Bowles. She is best known for playing Janine Lindo in The Handmaid’s Tale. Brewer makes her West End debut in Cabaret.
Additional cast changes include Sid Sagar as Cliff Bradshaw, Danny Mahoney as Ernst Ludwig and Michelle Bishop as Fraulein Kost. Vivien Parry and Richard Katz continue to play Fraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz.
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 complete the Cabaret ensemble.
Set in Weimar Germany, Cabaret follows the blossoming relationship between Kit Kat Club singer Sally Bowles and American writer Cliff Bradshaw. Cabaret won seven Olivier Awards earlier this year, including Best Musical Revival and all four musical acting categories.
The Cabaret creative team includes direction by Rebecca Frecknall, scenic and costume design is by Tom Scutt, choreography by Julia Cheng, lighting design by Isabella Byrd and sound design by Nick Lidster.
Cabaret is at the Kit Kat Club.
Book Cabaret tickets on London Theatre.
Photo credit: Callum Scott Howells and Madeline Brewer (Photos by The Other Richard and Hudson Taylor respectively)
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