Final Production of the Year


03/07/2018

Welcome to the last show of our season, Cabaret!

Taking place in 1931 Berlin, this vivacious musical brings to life the rise of the Nazi party in juxtaposition to the raucous Kit Kat Klub, a sultry spot for travelers and regulars alike. Centering around Sally Bowles, a larger-than-life performer, this production will be sure to arouse not only your senses but a sense of purpose and drive to an issue that has become all too familiar to us. Intolerance, hatred, violence, and seclusion are all wrapped up with a seductive little bow to create a story both mesmerizing and meaningful.

Tyler Hughes, a first-year student here at Ambrose, is especially excited about the spectacular dances that our guest choreographer, Andrea Moore has already begun staging.

"I don't normally do a whole lot of musicals, and the musicals I do get in are usually focused on songs and not dancing. So to be in a show where not just the songs, but my character is focused on movement and dancing is a new and exciting experience for me."

The cast is very aware of the poignant nature of this production. Sophomore T.J. Green, who will be playing Herr Schultz, reflected this sentiment.

"Cabaret opens up a very necessary dialogue about the dangers of prejudice and indifference, and I am thrilled to be a part of such an unfortunately timely show," he said.

"This show represents to me a challenge and the very relevant problem of ignorance in society," said sophomore Jessica Karolczak, who plays one of the Kit Kat girls. "I am very excited to challenge myself while presenting a valuable message with amazing people."

Opening April 20, this production will run one weekend and is free for SAU students with a valid ID! Shows are Friday, April 20 at 7:30p.m; Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m.

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Cabaret

April 20-22

Friday, April 20 at 7:30p.m; Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m.

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Cabaret Cast
Emcee – Sam Jones
Cliff Bradshaw – Colin Evers
Fräulein Schneider – Kelci Eaton
Fräulein Kost/Fritzie (Kit Kat Girl) – Megan Clarke
Sally Bowles – Sarah Goodall
Ernst Ludwig – Bryan Woods
Customs Official – Christian Colmenares
Max – Anthony Duckett
Chanteuse – Kayla Lansing
Herr Schultz – TJ Green
Nazi boy – Gage McCalester
Bobby – Jackson Green

The Kit Kat Girls
Rosie – Rebecca Moews
Lulu – Kayla Lansing
Frenchie – Jessica Karolczak
Texas – Allison Hutson
Fritzie – Megan Clarke
Helga – Ellie Larson

The Kit Kat Boys
Bobby – Jackson Green
Tyler/Rudy – Tyler Hughes
Victor – Keegan Harry
Hans – Luke Peterson
Herman – Jeremy Smock
Vince/Sailor – Vince Solis
Tony – Anthony Duckett

Cabaret Designers
Director: Dr. Corinne Johnson
Costume Designer: Dianne Dye
Set Design: Kris Eitrheim
Choreography: Andrea Moore
Music Direction: Dr. Thea Engleson
Light Designer: Aaron Hook
Dance Captain: Jeremy Smock
Dialect Coach: Alex Ryser
Marketing: Eileen Eitrheim
Props Master: Luke Peterson
Stage Manager: Zack Lawson
Assistant Stage Manager: JD Carey
Assistant Stage Manager: Kendall McKasson

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