Willkommen to CASA’s Upcoming Production of CABARET

CASA_Cabaret promoCABARET runs July 28th-July 31st & August 4th-August 7th at Cincinnati Actor’s Studio & Academy

Indifference makes you an accomplice.

Cincinnati, OH – CABARET, based on the book Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood, is a social commentary about the dangers of the rise of fascism in 1930s Europe. Book by Joe Masteroff. Music & lyrics by John Kander & Fred Ebb.

CASA, in its goal to have an audience enter the story, not just a theatre, has sprinkled this award-winning show with eye-opening truths about society TODAY. Despite having all of the allure of a cabaret: sensuality, sexuality, provoking costuming, dancing, singing, music, aerial artistry, and comedy, this brazen production draws frightening parallels between then and now.

Ticket and Production Details
Performances will be on Thursday, July 28th – Sunday, July 31st, & Thursday, August 4th – Sunday, August 7th all at 7:30 pm. All performances will be at Essex Studios (2511 Essex Place, Studio 282B, Cincinnati, OH 45206.
Tickets are $15 for general admission and $20 for “Cabaret Seating” and can be purchased online at https://casastudio.booktix.com or at the door. “Cabaret Seating” tickets include couch options & seats at tables, with waiters to serve you water/tea/lemonade throughout the performance – LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE.

Adult Content: sexual situations, drinking, language, violence, and drug use
Trigger warnings are available on our website.

For more details, visit www.casastudioacademy.com or CASA’s Facebook page
(@CasaStudioAcademy).

*Presented through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals*

PRODUCTION TEAM

  • Director: Gina Cerimele-Mechley
  • Stage Manager: Erin Caudill
  • Assistant Stage Managers: Kat Swift & Ethan Brooks Baker
  • Assistant Directors: Meg Roulier & Elliet Malatesta
  • Choreographers: Gina Cerimele-Mechley & Cecelia Gries
  • Music Director: Joe Montgomery
  • Costumes: Eliana Batsakis
  • Lighting Assistant: Jonathon Armstrong
  • Vocal Teacher: Kate Stuard
  • Marketing: Sara Detwiler

CAST

  • Emcee: Alex Pletikapich
  • Sally: Maddi O’Connell
  • Cliff: Trey Finkenstead
  • Ernst: Nick Swope
  • Fraulein Schneider: Kate Stuard
  • Fraulein Kost: Kayamarie Roll
  • Herr Schultz: Ethan Brooks Baker
  • Rosie: Hannah Hodson
  • LuLu: Sabrina Mack
  • Frenchie: Peyton Wright
  • Fritzie/Gorilla: Cassandra Reeves
  • Helga: Cecilia Gries
  • Texas: Chandler Murray
  • Bobby: Jason Coffenberry
  • Victor: Tre Taylor
  • Herman: Con Williamson
  • Train Officer/Sailor/Max: James Pinkley
  • Bodyguards: Jonathon Armstrong & Kat Swift

SCHOOLS BEING REPRESENTED IN THE CAST AND CREW:  Baldwin-Wallace, CCM, Marymount Manhattan College, NKU, SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ohio U, Walnut Hills HS, and XU

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
MUSICAL SYNOPSIS: In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920s draw to a close, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the Emcee’s bawdy songs as wry commentary, Cabaret explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Cliff, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, is immediately taken with English singer Sally Bowles. Meanwhile, Fräulein Schneider, proprietor of Cliff and Sally’s boarding house, tentatively begins a romance with Herr Schultz, a mild-mannered fruit seller who happens to be Jewish.

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“Enter the story, not the theatre.”

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