Fra Fee and Amy Lennox to star in ‘Cabaret’
The pair will play the Emcee and Sally Bowles from 21 March.
There's a new Cabaret cast in town. Fra Fee will take over the role of the Emcee from Eddie Redmayne, and Amy Lennox will take over the role of Sally Bowles from Jessie Buckley. Cabaret is at the Kit Kat Club, and Cabaret tickets are on sale now.
Fra Fee's West End credits include The Ferryman, Les Miserables, Translations, and Candide. Recently, Fee played Kazi in the Marvel series, Hawkeye.
Amy Lennox originated the role of Lauren in the West End production of Kinky Boots, earning an Olivier nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical. Lennox's credits include Lazarus and Legally Blonde.
Fee and Lennox will star in Cabaret from 21 March to 1 October.
Additional casting includes Omar Baroud taking over the role of Cliff Bradshaw from Omari Douglas. Vivien Parry will join as Fraulein Schneider, taking over from Liza Sadovy. Both cast members will also begin performances on 21 March.
The Cabaret cast is completed by Elliot Levey as Herr Schultz, Stewart Clarke as Ernst Ludwig, Anna-Jane Casey as Fraulein Kost, Josh Andrews, Emily Benjamin, Sally Frith, Matthew Gent, Emma Louise Jones, Ela Lisondra, Theo Maddix, Chris O'Mara, Daniel Perry, Andre Refig, Christopher Tendai, Bethany Terry, Lillie-Pearl Wildman and Sophie Maria Wojna.
Set in Weimar Germany, Cabaret follows the blossoming relationship between Kit Kat Club singer Sally Bowles and American writer Cliff Bradshaw. The jazzy musical features hit songs by John Kander and Fred Ebb, including "Maybe This Time" and "Don't Tell Mama." Find out more about Cabaret in London. Here's everything you need to know about Cabaret in London.
In a Cabaret review for London Theatre, our critic said: "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."
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.
Photo credit: Fra Fee and Amy Lennox (Photo by Jason Hetherington)
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