Fred Ebb

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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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Omari Douglas: ‘After It’s a Sin, I’ve realised that I was always supported for who I was’
As he begins a West End run in the musical Cabaret, the It’s a Sin star talks about his part in breaking down racial and sexual barriers in theatre and TV

Christine Ochefu

18, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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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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Joy, radicalism and bare bottoms: the Young Vic turns 50
The giant street party has been cancelled. But there are still plans to celebrate the theatre that wowed young crowds, championed black playwrights and conjured finales from Italian cuisine

Michael Billington

07, Sep, 2020 @3:39 PM

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Curtains review – the arresting case of Kander and Ebb's musical whodunnit
Jason Manford is a charming, showtune-obsessed homicide cop in this fun companion to Chicago and Cabaret

Mark Lawson

18, Dec, 2019 @12:23 PM

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Razzle dazzle 'em! Chicago's creators on how to make a billion-dollar musical
As the murderous, magical musical high-kicks into the West End, its composer John Kander and Ann Reinking – aka the ‘jazz killer’ Roxie Hart – reveal the dark secrets of its success

Emma Brockes

15, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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The World Goes Round review – Kander and Ebb's greatest (feminist) hits
The musicals of John Kander and Fred Ebb have brought us showstopping songs and great characters, from bored housewives to ageing shoplifters – all of whom get their moment in this terrific celebration

Alfred Hickling

31, Jul, 2016 @12:38 PM

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Tony awards 2015: Fun Home takes coveted best musical prize – as it happened
The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time named best play, while The King and I and Skylight win for best revivals

Kayla Epstein and Jana Kasperkevic in New York

08, Jun, 2015 @3:46 AM

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Tony awards 2015: winners list in full
The 69th annual Tony awards have wrapped at Radio City Music Hall. Here’s a list of the recipients in full – click through for Guardian reviews of the shows

Guardian stage

08, Jun, 2015 @3:01 AM

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Britain's strong showing at the Tonys is about more than just talent
The UK has become an experimental studio for risk-averse Broadway – but that shouldn’t detract from the great British talent nominated for this year’s Tonys

Mark Lawson

28, Apr, 2015 @6:41 PM

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The Visit review – Chita Rivera sharpens Kander and Ebb’s dark vision
This musical treatment of Dürrenmatt’s revenge satire has star turns from Rivera and Roger Rees, but a romanticised plot plays weakly beside its macabre twists

Alexis Soloski

24, Apr, 2015 @10:46 AM

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Minstrel musical comedy The Scottsboro Boys to open in West End

The comedy about nine black youths falsely accused of rape in 1931 has been at hit at London's Young Vic theatre

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

03, Apr, 2014 @2:40 PM

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