Cabaret

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I love Cabaret – but the Weimar Republic musical suddenly feels too immersive | Zoe Williams
The new stage version of the musical is a joy – but today’s spiralling inflation and fierce inequality make it too close to the bone, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

08, Aug, 2022 @3:03 PM

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‘I feel like I’ve got the best job in the world!’ – Amy Lennox, the knockout star of Cabaret
As a kid growing up in Aberdeen, she rebelled against singing. Now she’s proving sensational in the classic Weimar musical – but finds its present-day parallels chilling

Tshepo Mokoena

09, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘The trembling is real’: how does it feel to sing a musical showstopper?
From Elsa letting it go in Frozen to Sally Bowles belting out Cabaret, the performers of the most barnstorming numbers in musicals share the thrill of bringing the house down

Miriam Gillinson

11, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Cabaret review – Liza Minnelli musical still divinely decadent and chillingly relevant
Minnelli brings the razzle dazzle to a Berlin determined to ignore the gathering storm in this cinematic masterpiece

Peter Bradshaw

05, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Liza Minnelli’s 20 best films – ranked!
Her turn presenting best picture at the Oscars with Lady Gaga was a bit overshadowed, so ahead of the 50th anniversary of Cabaret, we give you the all-singing, all-dancing Minnelli Top 20

Peter Bradshaw

31, Mar, 2022 @11:05 AM

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Cabaret at 50: Bob Fosse’s show-stopping musical remains a dark marvel
Liza Minnelli gives a towering performance in a loose adaptation of the stage musical that broaches tough subject matter with deft ease

Scott Tobias

13, Feb, 2022 @7:07 AM

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‘We were a little naive’: staging Cabaret, in the 60s and now
As a new staging of Cabaret starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley opens in London, director Rebecca Frecknall and 94-year-old original composer John Kander swap stories

Sarah Crompton

20, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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From My Fair Lady to Grease 2: Guardian writers on their favourite movie musicals
To celebrate the release of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s upbeat musical In the Heights, Guardian writers have picked their favourite examples of the genre

Pamela Hutchinson, Peter Bradshaw, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Catherine Shoard, Charles Bramesco, Radheyan Simonpillai, Adrian Horton, Benjamin Lee, Guy Lodge and Andrew Pulver

09, Jun, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Eddie Redmayne to return to London theatre in Cabaret with Jessie Buckley
The actor’s first West End role in 10 years will be directed by Rebecca Frecknall in a bespoke recreated Kit Kat Club

Chris Wiegand

21, May, 2021 @10:02 AM

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Cabaret's Joel Grey: 'Life is tough. But it's also beautiful'
From winning an Oscar to starring opposite Rock Hudson – and coming out at 82 – the theatre legend has done it all. But he came close to giving up acting to work on a hotdog stand

Chris Wiegand

02, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Fosse/Verdon review – showbiz miniseries is stylish but scatterbrained
The new FX series, which boasts magnetic lead performances from Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams, has highs and lows like its subjects’ partnership

Jake Nevins

08, Apr, 2019 @2:46 PM

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The best shows at the Edinburgh festival 2018
Plan your fringe schedule with our roundup of the top comedy, theatre, dance, cabaret and kids’ shows, ordered by start time

Mark Fisher, Brian Logan, Alex Needham, Kate Wyver, Catherine Love, Chris Wiegand and Bridget Minamore

24, Aug, 2018 @11:38 AM

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