Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Welcome to 1930s Berlin!
Anyone bold enough to step into the Kit Kat Club will never want to leave. There’s a place there for everyone. Under the watchful eye of the compere, the nightclub is a free haven where no fantasies are out of bounds.
The musical’s plot revolves around Sally Bowles, the nightclub’s star performer, and Clifford Bradshaw, a young American aspiring writer who finds himself drawn into the nightclub’s seamy world. Everything seems possible and nothing is forbidden. But happiness is short-lived. Nazism is gaining force. The days of freedom are numbered.
Cabaret is a musical filled with flair, sensuality, darkness and despair. The Göteborg Opera’s new production pays homage to the era when the original story is set: Berlin during the fragile democracy around 1930. Spectacular show numbers and captivating music merge with a political tale of poignant human destinies in a colourful, sleepless city where the show must always go on.
Cabaret had its first performance on Broadway, New York in 1966 and is one of the world’s most performed musicals.
There are a limited number of seats for audience members on the stage. We expect these seats to be snapped up very quickly.
Originally produced and directed for the New York stage by Harold Prince. Theatre publisher: Nordiska ApS – Copenhagen.