October 10, 2012
Production photos of Rufus Norris’s revival of CABARET at the Savoy Theatre.
A glittering new revival of Cabaret opened last night in the West End as Rupert Norris revived his acclaimed production of Kander & Ebb’s modern musical classic.
The show features sexy performances by pop idol Will Young and former EastEnders actress Michelle Ryan and is running at the Savoy Theatre in London until 19 January 2013.
The legendary show first premiered on Broadway in 1966 and along with the famous movie version starring Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey, Cabaret has won 8 Oscars, 7 BAFTAs and 13 Tonys awards!
Photos by Roy Tan.
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October 10, 2012
A round-up of reviews of Cabaret at the Savoy Theatre starring Will Young and Michelle Ryan.
Kander & Ebb’s musical masterpiece CABARET opened in the West End last night, in a starry revival of Rufus Norris’s stylised 2006 production featuring pop star Will Young and EastEnders and Bionic Woman actress Michelle Ryan.
Set during the last days of Germany’s Weimar Republic, Will Young stars as the Emcee of Berlin cabaret den The Kit Kat Club. He is joined by Michelle Ryan as cabaret singer Sally Bowles, a role made famous by Liza Minnelli in the Oscar-winning movie, plus Sian Phillips as Fraulein Schneider and Matt Rawle as Cliff.
Once again choreography is by Javier De Frutos and design by Katrina Lindsay.
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The Hurly Burly Show at the Duchess Theatre starring Miss Polly Rae – 48 Hour Sale – 75% off tickets
August 8, 2012
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The Hurly Burly girlys have returned to London with a brand new show – bigger, bolder, sexier and bawdier than ever before!
The beautiful Miss Polly Rae returns in this all-singing, all-dancing revue with a modern twist as fashion, music, cabaret and burlesque collide for a night that promises to tingle every one of your senses.
Featuring a bevy of beautiful burlesque stars, speciality variety artists and fabulous costumes, sets and music, The Hurly Burly Show is playing at the Duchess Theatre for a strictly limited season directed by William Baker.
July 19, 2012
Crazy Horse Paris presents Forever Crazy, the extravagant, opulent cabaret entertainment experience that has been seducing Parisian audiences with its sensual glamour for over 60 years. In London for a strictly limited run on London’s Southbank.
June 10, 2012
Will Young and Michelle Ryan star in CABARET – at the Savoy Theatre from 3 October. Rufus Norris’s acclaimed production of Kander & Ebb’s classic musical Cabaret enjoys a revival at the Savoy Theatre starring pop star Will Young as the Emcee and Michelle Ryan (EastEnders, The Bionic Woman) as Sally Bowles. Divine decadence.
June 6, 2012
Rufus Norris’s acclaimed production of Kander & Ebb’s classic musical Cabaret enjoys a revival at the Savoy Theatre starring pop star Will Young as the Emcee and Michelle Ryan (EastEnders, The Bionic Woman) as Sally Bowles. Divine decadence.
Bill Kenwright bring this multi-award winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical Cabaret back into the West End, now playing at the Savoy Theatre.
Winner of multiple awards including 8 Oscars, 7 BAFTAs and 13 Tonys, Cabaret is one of the all-time greats of musical theatre. Set in 1930′s Berlin in the last days of Weimar Germany, the show is a dark and sexually charged mix of decadence and impending doom, as nightclub singer Sally Bowles performs at the infamous Kit Kat Klub against a backdrop of rising Nazism and her own complicated love life.
Celebrated singer/songwriter Will Young and EastEnders and The Bionic Woman actress Michelle Ryan make their musical theatre debuts in this acclaimed re-imagining of Rufus Norris’ double Olivier-award winning production of Cabaret, choreographed by Javier De Frutos.
Cabaret features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre including ‘Money Makes The World Go Round’, ‘Two Ladies’ ‘Maybe This Time’ and of course ‘Cabaret’.
“Wonderful” The Express
“[Will Young] is a potent mixture of malignity and glee” Telegraph
“Hugely entertaining” Daily Express
“Worth seeing for its bold imaginative sweep” Independent
June 17, 2010
OLIVIER AWARDS – Best Supporting Winners
Best Performance in a Supporting Role
2012 Sheridan Smith for Flare Path
2009 Patrick Stewart for Hamlet
2008 Rory Kinnear for The Man Of Mode
2007 Jim Norton for The Seafarer
2006 Noma Dumezweni for A Raisin In The Sun, Young Vic
2005 Amanda Harris for Othello
2004 Warren Mitchell for The Price
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2011 Michelle Terry for Tribes
2010 Ruth Wilson for A Streetcar Named Desire
2002 Marcia Warren for Humble Boy
2001 Pauline Flanagan for Dolly West’s Kitchen
2000 Patricia Hodge for Money
1997 Deborah Findlay for Stanley
1995 Dora Bryan for The Birthday Party
1994 Helen Burns for The Last Yankee
1993 Barbara Leigh-Hunt for An Inspector Calls
1992 Frances de la Tour for When She Danced
1991 Sara Crowe for Private Lives
1984 Marcia Warren for Stepping Out
1983 Abigail McKern for As You Like It
1982 Anna Massey for The Importance Of Being Earnest
1981 Gwen Watford for Present Laughter
1980 Suzanne Bertish for Nicholas Nickleby
1979 Doreen Mantle for Death Of A Salesman
1978 Elizabeth Spriggs for Love Letters On Blue Paper
1977 Mona Washbourne for Stevie
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2011 Adrian Scarborough for After the Dance
2010 Eddie Redmayne for Red
2002 Toby Jones for The Play What I Wrote
2001 Ben Daniels for All My Sons
2000 Roger Allam for Money
1997 Trevor Eve for Uncle Vanya
1995 Ken Stott for Broken Glass
1994 Joseph Mydell for Perestroika
1993 Julian Glover for Henry IV (Parts 1 and 2)
1992 Oleg Menshikov for When She Danced
1991 David Bradley for King Lear
1984 Edward Petherbridge for Strange Interlude
1983 Alan Devlin for A Moon For The Misbegotten
1982 David Healy for Guys And Dolls
1981 Joe Melia for Good
1980 David Threlfall for Nicholas Nickleby
1979 Patrick Stewart for Antony And Cleopatra
1978 Robert Eddison for Twelfth Night
1977 Nigel Hawthorne for Privates On Parade
Best Supporting Performance
2003 Essie Davis for A Streetcar Named Desire
1999 Brendan Coyle for The Weir
1998 Sarah Woodward for Tom & Clem
1996 Simon Russell Beale for Volpone
1989/90 Michael Bryant for Hamlet, The Voysey Inheritance and Racing Demon
1988 Eileen Atkins for Cymbeline, The Winter’s Tale and Mountain Language
1987 Michael Bryant for King Lear and Antony And Cleopatra
1986 Paul Jesson for The Normal Heart
1985 Imelda Staunton for A Chorus Of Disapproval and The Corn Is Green
1976 Margaret Courtenay for Separate Tables
Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical
2012 Nigel Harman for Shrek The Musical
2011 Jill Halfpenny for Legally Blonde – The Musical
2010 Iwan Rheon for Spring Awakening
2009 Lesli Margherita for Zorro
2008 Tracie Bennett for Hairspray
2007 Sheila Hancock for Cabaret
2006 Celia Imrie for Acorn Antiques – The Musical!
2005 Conleth Hill for The Producers
2004 The Chorus of Jerry Springer – The Opera
2003 Paul Baker for Taboo
2002 Martyn Jacques for Shockheaded Peter
2001 Miles Western for Pageant
2000 Jenny Galloway for Mamma Mia!
1999 Shuler Hensley for Oklahoma!
1998 James Dreyfus for Lady In The Dark
1997 Clive Rowe for Guys And Dolls
1996 Sheila Gish for Company
1995 Tracie Bennett for She Loves Me
1994 Sara Kestelman for Cabaret
1993 Janie Dee for Carousel
1992 Jenny Galloway for The Boys From Syracuse
1991 Karla Burns for Show Boat
June 8, 2010
OLIVIER AWARDS – Best Choreographer Winners
Best Theatre Choreographer
2012 Peter Darling for Matilda The Musical
2011 Leon Baugh for Sucker Punch
2010 Stephen Mear for Hello Dolly!
2009 Steven Hoggett for Black Watch
2008 Toby Sedgewick for War Horse
2007 Javier De Frutos for Cabaret
2006 Peter Darling for Billy Elliot – The Musical
2005 Matthew Bourne and Stephen Mear for Mary Poppins
2004 Karen Bruce for Pacific Overtures
2003 Matthew Bourne and Company for Play Without Words
2002 Matthew Bourne for My Fair Lady
2001 Bob Fosse and Ann Reinking for Fosse
2000 Garth Fagan for The Lion King
1999 Susan Stroman for Oklahoma!
1998 Simon McBurney for The Caucasian Chalk Circle
1997 Bob Avian for Martin Guerre
1996 Dein Perry for Tap Dogs
1995 David Atkins and Dein Perry for Hot Shoe Shuffle
1994 Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas for Stomp
1993 Susan Stroman for Crazy For You
1992 Rafael Aguilar for Matador
1991 Charles Augins for Five Guys Named Moe