Cabaret is a marvellous show for students. No wonder it’s so popular with drama schools. Joe Masteroff’s powerful, poignant book with John Kander’s tuneful music and Fred Ebb’s cuttingly witty lyrics work together like alchemy.
And it comes with plenty for everyone to do: principal roles to die for, lots of potential-laden cameos and bags of scope for a talented, well-directed (Lotte Wakeman for ArtsEd) ensemble.
We are, of course, in Berlin in 1929 …
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