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Cabaret – Arts Educational Schools (Susan Elkin reviews)


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 …

Read the rest of this four star review at Musical Theatre Review


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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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