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Onstage: Cabaret

By Rick Pender · October 22nd, 2013 · CityBeat Recommends
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In 1966, John Kander and Fred Ebb’s musical was way ahead of its time. Although it’s nearly a half-century old, the show still feels like a piece of ultra-modern experimentation. 

Set in a sleazy 1930s Berlin nightclub, Cabaret’s story is based on two novels from that era.

The Cincinnati Playhouse has recruited Broadway veteran Marcia Milgrom Dodge to stage it, and she’s using a slew of New York stage veterans including Liz Pearce, a 2000 musical theater grad from University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, who plays the tragic, devil-may-care singer Sally Bowles. 

Through Nov. 16. $30-$80. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Mount Adams, 513-421-3888, cincyplay.com. Read a review here.



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