The Footlight Club's current show is the classic musical "Cabaret" and there are two more weekends to catch it.
"Cabaret" is set in 1931 while the Nazis rise to power. A very popular movie version of the play starred Liza Minnelli.
Alexander Boyle stars as a young American writer, Cliff Bradshaw, and his relationship with an English cabaret performer, Sally Bowles, being played by Perry Albert.
Bowles works at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, which is where the show is set.
The cast includes:
- Emcee -- David Rodrigues
- Sally Bowles -- Perry Albert
- Clifford Bradshaw -- Alexander Boyle
- Ernst Ludwig -- Matthew Finn
- Fraulein Schneider -- Susan Picillo
- Herr Schultz -- Jim Foster
- Fraulein Kost/Fritzie -- Gill Lovegood
- Herman/Max/Customs Official -- Todd Rinehart
- Hans/Sailor -- Hugo Lindsay
- Frenchie -- Ally Rzesa
- Bobby -- Nick Osborne
- Victor -- Lucas Brooks
- Texas -- Julia Bandini
- Helga/Gorilla -- Heather Jue-Wong
- Rosie -- Alicia Powell
- Lulu -- Stacy Sherman
The play is directed by Vincent S. Ratsavong, with musical direction by David Wright, and is produced by Carol Pyper and Valerie Tracy.
Other crew included Kate Sylvester as stage manager, Maddie DeFelice and Olivia Florek as assistant stage managers, Elliot Borenstein and Joanna Carber as lighting designers. Victor Gutierrez is the set designer, Timothy Hinto and Derek Schmidt are master carpenters, Stephanie Chambers is props master, Dustin Rennels is costume designer, and Drew Salad is sound designer.
Please click here for more info about The Footlight Club or to purchase tickets. There are five more shows: April 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 8 pm and 2 pm on April 7.