Musical - Original

Broadhurst Theatre (November 20, 1966 - March 04, 1967)
Imperial Theatre (March 07, 1967 - October 02, 1968)
Broadway Theatre (October 07, 1968 - September 06, 1969)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 2, 1966
  • Opening Date: November 20, 1966
  • Closing Date: September 6, 1969
  • Previews: 21
  • Performances: 1165

Music: John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Book: Joe Masteroff


Cabaret singer Sally Bowles performs at the decadent Kit Kat Klub as the Nazi Party quietly takes hold of 1930s Berlin.


Opening Night Cast

Bert Convy Clifford Bradshaw
Jack Gilford Herr Schultz
Jill Haworth Sally Bowles
Lotte Lenya Fraulein Schneider
Joel Grey in Cabaret Joel Grey Master of Ceremonies
Peg Murray Fraulein Kost
Edward Winter Ernst Ludwig
Jere Admire Bobby (Kit Kat Boy)
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Joe Masteroff Book
John Kander John Kander Music
Fred Ebb Fred Ebb Lyrics
Harold Prince Harold Prince Director
  Ron Field Choreographer
  Boris Aronson Scenic Design
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Best Musical John Kander
Fred Ebb
Joe Masteroff

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Outstanding Musical   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Actor in a Musical Jack Gilford Nominee
1967 Actress in a Musical Lotte Lenya Nominee
1967 Choreography Ron Field Winner
1967 Composer and Lyricist John Kander
Fred Ebb
1967 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Patricia Zipprodt Winner
1967 Direction of a Musical Harold Prince Winner
1967 Featured Actor in a Musical Edward Winter Nominee
1967 Featured Actor in a Musical Joel Grey Winner
1967 Featured Actress in a Musical Peg Murray Winner
1967 Musical   Winner
1967 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Boris Aronson Winner
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