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First look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater

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Music Theater Heritage today released photos of their new production of CABARET. The production is directed by MTH Artistic Director Tim Scott and stars Christopher Barksdale as the iconic emcee and Julie Pope as Sally Bowles.

In a unique twist, the stage setup offers a limited number of patrons the option of being seated at tables against the stage, providing an almost immersive cabaret experience.

The ensemble cast includes Sydnee Bell, Sydney Chow, Arthur Clifford, Coleman Crenshaw, Haley Knudsen, Evan Gamsu, Courtney Germany, Tanner Rose and Kathleen Warfel.

The creative team includes musical direction by Pamela Baskin-Watson, choreography by Kenny Personett, scenic design by Jack Magaw, lighting design by Danny Lawrence, costumes by Shannon Smith-Regnier, sound design by Jon Robertson, the technical direction of Rafael Toribo and the production. directed by Lacey Willis.

The six-piece jazz band includes Baskin-Watson on keys, Jacob Roemer on bass, Pete Fucinaro on saxophone, Karita Carter on trombone, Laura Saylor on trumpet and Kyle Brown on drums.

CABARET won 8 Tony Awards when it debuted in 1967 (including Best Musical and Best Score), the 1972 film also won 8 Oscars. It is widely considered a historic achievement of American musical theatre.

CABARET plays fourteen performances at MTH’s Grand Theater on the 4th floor of the Crown Center, August 11-28. Tickets start at just $35 and are aavailable by visiting www.MTHKC.com or by calling the box office at 816.221.6987.

Photo credit: Cory Weaver

Tanner Rose and Julie Pope

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Sydney Chow and Christopher Barksdale

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Tanner Rose and Julie Pope

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Tanner Rose and Julie Pope

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Kathleen Warfel, Evan Gamsu

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Kathleen Warfel and Coleman Crenshaw

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Julie Pope

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Julie Pope and the cast of CABARET

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Courtney Germany, Christopher Barksdale, Sydnee Bell and Haley Knudsen

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Christopher Barksdale

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Christopher Barksdale and the cast of CABARET

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Julie Pope

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Christopher Barksdale

Photos: first look at CABARET at the heritage of musical theater
Christopher Barksdale and the cast of CABARET