John Kander

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Cabaret review – Eddie Redmayne is electric in this blinder of a show
Redmayne and Jessie Buckley ‘Willkommen’ us into this Weimar-era Berlin nightclub for an evening of flamboyance, menace and magnetism

Arifa Akbar

13, Dec, 2021 @12:01 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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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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Parks, pubs and pitches: where to watch UK theatre in September
Shakespeare at a cricket ground, a festival in a bombed-out church and park-bench drama – plus more socially distanced shows to enjoy this month

Chris Wiegand

01, Sep, 2020 @11:28 AM

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Black Lives Matter: four plays that resonate amid the protests
Roy Williams, Rachel De-lahay, Justin Audibert and Charlene James select dramas that speak to our current moment

10, Jun, 2020 @10:26 AM

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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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Cuba Gooding Jr to make British stage debut in Chicago revival
The Oscar-winning actor will play smooth lawyer Billy Flynn as the prohibition-era musical returns to the West End in March

Chris Wiegand

12, Jan, 2018 @12:08 PM

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On my radar: Chelsea Clinton’s cultural highlights
The writer and lecturer on American ballet, the wisdom of Reader’s Digest and running about in the Guggenheim

04, Jun, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Kid Victory review – John Kander's melodies haunt dark abuse musical
The Broadway legend’s lovely music-box refrains and mournful orchestrations give emotional weight to the melancholy story of a teenager who was kept chained in a basement for a year

Alexis Soloski

23, Feb, 2017 @3:15 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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