By Kander and Ebb

Directed by Steve Noll

The legendary musical was updated for a grittier take of life, love, and the rise of the Nazis in this dance-filled musical classic.

Produced by StageQ / OUT!Cast Theatre at Bartell Theater's Drury Stage, 113 E. Mifflin St. , Madison

Performances: March 15-30, 2019

Performance Times:
Wed-Sunday, 7:30pm or 2pm

Ticket Prices: $20-$30

Call 608-661-9696 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will start promptly at 7pm each night. Enter through Bartell Theatre lobby. You only need to come one night. Please come dressed to move, bring water, and have your calendar for January - March.

You will be taught a dance and then sing. Everyone will be expected to do both. An accompanist will be provided, but bring your own music (32 bars). Choose a song that will be appropriate for the style of this show (contemporary Broadway or jazz, nothing from Cabaret). It will be assumed you are familiar with the show.

Please note:
No Bob Fosse inspired choreography will be used in this production. No one under 18 will be cast. This will be an R-rated production, so actors should be comfortable with sexualized dancing and costumes, however there will be no actual nudity required. All body types are respected and encouraged to audition.

All roles will be cast race neutral. The listed parts will be cast gender specific, but ensemble will be cast gender neutral (some ensemble may play roles in opposite gender parts). The role of the Emcee has been cast.

Sally Bowles – A British Cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Klub
Vocal Range – Low A to High C – Soprano – Strong Belt
Age Range 20s to 30s.

Clifford (Cliff) Bradshaw – An American novelist and English teacher traveling to Berlin
Vocal Range – Low A to High E – Tenor
Presented as a closeted gay man exploring his sexuality.
Age range Late 20s to Mid 30s.

Fraulein Schneider -- A landlady who rents rooms in her large flat
Vocal Range – Low D to Ab above middle C – Alto
Age range 40+

Herr Schultz – One of Fraulein Schneider’s roomers and the proprietor of a Fruit Shop.
Vocal Range – Low G to High F – Tenor
Age Range 40+

Fraulein Kost – Another of Fraulein Schneider’s roomers.
Vocal Range – Low A flat to High F – Alto/Mezzo
She earns money by offering favours to sailors – presentation of the character should exhibit a strong sexual
comfort and commanding nature.
Age Range – 30s to 40s.

Ernst Ludwig – A friendly and Likeable German
Sings in the Chorus – Vocal range flexible
Takes English lessons from Cliff and smuggles funds for the Nazi Party.
Age Range – flexible.

Additionally: 8-11 ensemble of various ages and genders.

Questions may be directed to director Steve Noll:

Rehearsals (held at Mercury Players Lab on N Fair Oaks Ave) will start early January and will be Mon-Thu 7pm with some Sunday rehearsals as needed. Performances are on the Drury Stage at the Bartell Theatre from March 15- March 30.
Fri, Mar 15 - 7:30pm
Sat, Mar 16 - 7:30pm
Thu, Mar 21 - 7:30pm
Fri, Mar 22 - 7:30pm
Sat, Mar 23 - 7:30pm
Sun, Mar 24 - 2:00pm
Wed, Mar 27 - 7:30pm
Thu, Mar 28 - 7:30pm
Fri, Mar 29 - 7:30pm
Sat, Mar 30 - 2:00pm

Directed by Steve Noll
Music Direction: Evan Lange
Choreographed by Lyn Pilch

Produced by StageQ and OUT!Cast Theatre