Tucson : 11/30/19 - 12/29/19

Phoenix : 01/04/20 - 01/26/20


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Music by JOHN KANDER | Lyrics by FRED EBB
Music Director JESSE SANCHEZ | Choreographer JACLYN MILLER

Wilkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome!

Directed by Sara Bruner, Cabaret, which first opened on Broadway in 1966 and ran for 1,165 performances, follows American author Cliff Bradshaw (Brandon Espinoza) and his encounter with cabaret performer Sally Bowles (Madison Micucci) and the seedy world of the Kit Kat Klub, presided over by the enigmatic Emcee (Sean Patrick Doyle). When Sally is fired by the club’s owner, also her jealous boyfriend, she moves in with Cliff and the two fall in love. As the Nazis begin taking control of the German government, the atmosphere of the Kit Kat Klub and the lives of Cliff and Sally begin to change dramatically. For all the exuberant song and dance, the most powerful aspect of Cabaret remains the political wallop that it delivers. The horror gains momentum around them, as too many characters stay locked in denial or self-interest. At its core, Cabaret is a devastating critique of apathy, and a clever and terrifying look at totalitarianism. Cabaret’s powerful story remains remarkably timely nearly 80 years after Isherwood’s original stories were published, which is why the piece continues to resonate with audiences more than 50 years after it debuted.

“…a masterpiece of musical theatre” – Chicago Tribune

Rush tickets have been made available for the remaining performances of Cabaret in Phoenix: 1/22/20 – 1/26/20 

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Accessible Performances:
Tuc: 12/19/19 (2:00 p.m.) – AD / OC; 12/19/19 (7:30 p.m.) – ASL
Phx: 1/18/20 (2:00 p.m.) – ASL/AD; 1/19/20 (7:00 p.m.) – OC


Sara Bruner^: Director
Dom Ruggiero*: Stage Manager
Beverly Ihli: Assistant to the Stage Manager
Angie Turro: Assistant Stage Manager
Kris Stone: Scenic Designer
Leah Piehl: Costume Designer
Brian Lilienthal: Co-Lighting Designer
Rachel Fae Szymanski: Co-Lighting Designer
Leon Rothenberg: Sound Designer
Jaclyn Miller^: Choreographer
Jesse Sanchez: Music Director
Alina Burke: Music Assistant
Geoff Josselson, CSA: Casting Director
David Morden: Dialect Coach
Mike R. Padilla: Associate Music Director/Conductor/Keyboard

*Denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
^Denotes members of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.
Denotes members of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.

Greg Armstrong: Reed 1
Michael Weiss: Reed 2
Alex Pesqueira: Trumpet (Tuc)
Rod Larkins: Trumpet (Phx)
Rob Boone: Trombone
Rafael Carruthers: Bass
Joel Dunst: Percussion


Sean Patrick Doyle*: Emcee
Madison Micucci*: Sally Bowles
Brandon Espinoza*: Clifford Bradshaw
D. Scott Withers*: Ernst Ludwig
Lori Wilner*: Fräulein Schneider
Michelle Dawson*: Fräulein Kost
David Kelly*: Herr Schultz/Max
Alex Caldwell*: Lulu
Spence Ford*: Helga
Antonia Raye*: Fritzie
Lisa Kuhnen*: Victor
Chanel Bragg: Frenchie
Tatum Zale: Rosie
Shaun-Avery Williams*: Texas
Xander Mason: Bobby
Megan Boehmcke: Swing
Jenna Meadows: Swing

*Denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

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