Meet the London cast of ‘Cabaret’: Fra Fee, Amy Lennox, and more
With Cabaret now in London, the Kit Kat Club gets the Hollywood touch. Kander and Ebb's jazzy musical is already considered one of the theatre greats, thanks to its legendary score, and a new, immersive adaptation of Cabaret is sure to make this musical the talk of the town again. There's iconic roles too, including Cliff, Sally and the Emcee, but who will be stepping into these characters' shoes?
Find out more about the Cabaret cast and secure your seats at the Kit Kat Club today.
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Fra Fee, the Emcee
The Northern Irish actor returns to the West End with a moody and electric portrayal as the Emcee in Cabaret. His West End credit list displays a varied range of shows: The Ferryman, Les Misérables, Translations and Candide to name a few. You may have seen Fee on screen too. He played Kazi in the Marvel series, Hawkeye. Fra Fee will star in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club to 1 October.
Amy Lennox, Sally Bowles
Like Fee, Lennox has starred in a variety of West End musicals. She made her debut as Margot in Legally Blonde, and has since performed in Soho Cinders and Lazarus. Notably, she 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 will star in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club to 1 October.
Omar Baroud, Cliff Bradshaw
Baroud makes his West End debut as Cliff Bradshaw in Cabaret. He’s appeared in regional productions, including A Song at Twilight at Theatre Royal Bath. You can also see Baroud on screen: he’s in episodes of Baptiste, The Innocents and Wedding Season on Disney+.
Vivien Parry, Fraulein Schneider
Parry’s West End CV is packed with long-running musicals and fan favourites. She’s played Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables, Donna in Mamma Mia!, and Mrs. Walsingham in Half a Sixpence. She’s also appeared in Royal Shakespeare Company shows, including Twelfth Night and The Shoemaker’s Holiday.
Elliot Levey, Herr Schultz
Levey's London theatre credits include plays such as Mary Stuart, Saint Joan, and The Ruling Class. Cabaret marks Levey's first musical in over a decade. Levey won the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical. Elliot Levey will star in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club to 25 June. He'll then star in Good at the Harold Pinter Theatre alongside David Tennant.
Stewart Clarke, Ernst Ludwig
In 2019, Stewart Clarke played Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof at the Playhouse Theatre. Now, he returns to the Playhouse (the setting of the Kit Kat Club) to play Ernst Ludwig in Cabaret. He's becoming a West End leading man, since he starred in Be More Chill, Assassins and the lesser-known Kander and Ebb musical, The Rink.
Anna-Jane Casey, Fraulein Kost
Anna-Jane Casey's theatre CV is seriously impressive. Her West End credits include Girl From the North Country, Stepping Out, Sunday in the Park with George, and Billy Elliot, Plus, she's starred in UK tours of Calendar Girls and Mack & Mabel. She's bound to give an impressive performance as Fraulein Kost in Cabaret.
The Cabaret cast is completed by 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.
There is also a Cabaret Prologue Company who entertain audiences before the start of the show. The Cabaret Prologue Company features Rachel Benson, Laura Braid, Asmara Cammock, Julian Capolei, Celine Fortenbacher, Reuben Greeph, Samantha Ho, Andrew Linnie, Carys McQueen, Hicaro Nicolai, Kate Robson-Stuart and Sally Swanson.
Who has previously starred in Cabaret?
Some of the original Cabaret cast have now departed the production. Read below to find out who previously starred in the show. Maybe one day, they'll return to the show?
Eddie Redmayne, the Emcee
Eddie Redmayne has proven he's a versatile actor, with a storied CV in film. On screen, he's played Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl, and Marius in Les Misérables. He then played the Emcee in Cabaret, making his long-awaited musical theatre debut. Redmayne won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
Jessie Buckley, Sally Bowles
Jessie Buckley has gone from the BBC reality television show I'd Do Anything to the bright lights of the West End. She made her musical theatre debut in A Little Night Music, and then she played the Cabaret songstress Sally Bowles.
In recent years, Buckley's wowed audiences worldwide with her stunning voice; films Wild Rose and Judy earned her numerous award nominations. For the first time in nearly a decade, audiences were able to hear Buckley sing live on stage. Buckley won the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
Omari Douglas, Cliff Bradshaw
Omari Douglas is no stranger to revivals, having starred in the Constellations cast opposite Russell Tovey, as well as in productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Peter Pan, and High Society. You may also recognise him from TV — he played Roscoe in the award-winning drama It's A Sin.
Liza Sadovy, Fraulein Schneider
Liza Sadovy played the boarding house owner, Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret. Sadovy's a regular in the West End, recently in I'm Not Running at the National Theatre and Present Laughter at the Old Vic. Sadovy won the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical. After Cabaret, Sadovy played Aunt Eller in Oklahoma! at the Young Vic.
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