Cabaret [1998 Broadway Cast]

Cabaret [1998 Broadway Cast]

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Overview

While Cabaret (written by the legendary Kander and Ebb team, who also gave us Chicago) has always been on of the darkest and most potent musicals, this 1998 renaissance directed by Sam Mendes digs deeper and cuts harder than previous incarnations. Even seedier than the original and movie versions (made famous by Liza Minelli in the lead role of Sally Bowles, a nightclub chanteuse), Cabaret explores the German nightlife in 1930s Nazi Germany. The focus is on three separate couples and a troupe of nightclub performers, led by one devastating and compelling emcee. The music is enchanting and uninhibited, and the score features several classics, including "Don't Tell Mama," "Tomorrow Belongs to Me," "Money" and the titular "Cabaret." The Tony award-winning cast in this 1998 version is invigorating, featuring performances by the astonishing Alan Cumming as the emcee and Natasha Richardson as a much more vulnerable Sally Bowles than the Minelli version. A definite must.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/30/1998
Label: Rca Victor Broadway
UPC: 0090266317325
catalogNumber: 63173

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Harvey Estrin   Clarinet,Flute,Alto Saxophone
Dale Kirkland   Trombone
Michael O'Donnell   Clarinet,Track Performer
Fred Rose   Cello
Bill Sloat   Bass
Natasha Richardson   Track Performer
Michele Pawk   Accordion,Track Performer
Erin Hill   Flute,Harp,Alto Saxophone,Track Performer
Mary Louise Defender Wilson   Track Performer
Alan Cumming   Track Performer
John Benjamin Hickey   Track Performer
Joyce Chittick   Alto Saxophone
Ron Rifkin   Track Performer
Kit Kat Girls   Track Performer
Denis O'Hare & Company   Track Performer
Alex Bowen   Track Performer
William Shadel   Soprano Saxophone
Patrick Vaccariello   Piano
Vance Avery   Banjo
Brian Duguay   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

James Nichols   Engineer
Jay David Saks   Producer
Caroline Ulrich   Art Direction
Patrick Vaccariello   Director
James P. Nichols   Engineer

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