Cabaret in generously sponsored in part by
March 29-April 14, 2019
Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm & 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
at MUSIC THEATRE OF CONNECTICUT
509 Westport Avenue (Route 1) in Norwalk
(Click here for directions)
Runtime: approx. 2 hours and a 15 minute intermission
MTC MainStage presents
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Book by Joe Masteroff
Scenic Deisgn by Kelly Burr Nelsen
Costume Design by Diane Vanderkoef
Lighting Design by RJ Romeo
Sound Design by Will Atkin
Props Design by Merrie Deitch
Fight Staging by Dan O’Driscoll
Stage Managed by Gary Betsworth
Choreography by Simone DePaolo
Musical Direction by Thomas Conroy
Directed by Kevin Connors
Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd – and to leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times?
Tony Conaty (Man 2)
Tony is so excited to be part of such an important and poignant show. Credits include Northern Stage, Disney Cruise Line, and the New London Barn Playhouse. BFA Musical Theatre from Ithaca College. So much love to Starr, my family, and especially my Mama! Insta: @tonyconaty
Desirée Davar (Sally Bowles)
Desirée is making her MTC debut. BROADWAY/NYC: West Side Story RevivalAnita Standby, Where’s Charley? NY City Center. REGIONAL: Anita in West Side Story International Tour, The Ordway, Sacramento Music Circus, Lyric Theatre. Erma in Anything Goes Gooodspeed Opera House; Can-Can, Kiss Me Kate Papermill Playhouse; Velma in Chicago Village Theatre. FILM/TV: Annie, Glee, 30 Rock. Honored to be Nicolas Dromard’s wife and proud Mama to Zélia! DesireeDavar.com
Nicolas Dromard (Cliff Bradshaw)
For the last 20 years, Nicolas has been singing, dancing and acting all over the world, from Broadway to Norway. He was last seen as Billy Lawlor at the Fulton Opera House in Lancaster, PA. Broadway: Bert in Mary Poppins, Tommy DeVito in Jersey Boys, The Boy From Oz, Oklahoma!. Regional: Don Lockwood in Singin' in the Rain, Fiyero in Wicked (San Francisco Cast), Phil Davis in White Christmas,Tulsa in Gypsy, Hairspray, Mamma Mia, West Side Story. He thanks the great team at the Talent House, his parents for always supporting him, and loves his new starring role of Father to Zélia Dromard with the incredible Desirée Davar Dromard. www.nicolasdromard.com, ig: ndromard
Alex Drost (Man 1)
Alex is extremely excited to be a part of this production of Cabaret! NYC: Errol and Fidel (NYMF). Eddie in Mamma Mia! (Royal Caribbean Productions). Regional: Tony in Billy Elliot, Chicago, 42nd Street, Beauty and the Beast (Fulton Theatre); Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Mamma Mia! (Maine State Music Theatre); Jean-Michel in La Cage aux Folles, Andy Lee in 42nd Street (Forestburgh Playhouse). Western Carolina University BFA. Special thanks to my family, friends, and the Daniel Hoff Agency! For my Nini. @alexdrost94
Hillary Ekwall (Fraulein Kost)
Hillary is originally from West Hartford and excited to be back in her home state! Select credits include National Tours: Roundabout's CABARET(Rosie, cello/violin), HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS. Regional: GREASE(NSMT). LES MIS(Palace Theatre), CABARET(Florida Rep.), SPELLING BEE, COMPANY, CHARLIE BROWN(Playhouse on Park), WEST SIDE STORY(Ivoryton). Special thanks to the MTC team for the opportunity to share this important story and endless gratitude to my family and friends for their constant love, support and encouragement.
Andrew Foote (Ernst Ludwig)
Andrew just appeared here at MTC in Jekyll and Hyde as the title role after understudying and performing in the World Tour in 2016 and 2017. Other Credits include- US National tours: Les Misérables, Ragtime and Annie. Regional/Stock: 7 productions of Les Misérables as Jean Valjean all over the United States, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Clopin) at The Sacramento Music Circus in CA, Evita (Che)and Ragtime (Tateh) at the ZACH theatre in TX; 1776 (Rutledge) at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre in MO; South Pacific (Luther Billis) at the Gateway Playhouse in NY; Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas) and Bright Star (Jimmy Ray) at the Surflight Theatre in NJ, Tomorrow in Jerusalem (Noah) at the MTL Lab Theatre in NJ. Proud member of Actors Equity Association. www.andrewfoote.net
Anne Kanengeiser (Fraulein Schneider)
Anne is delighted to be making her MTC debut! Broadway: Ragtime; Little Women. National Tours: The Phantom of the Opera (Mme Giry); Beauty and the Beast (Mrs. Potts); Little Women. NYC: 9th Annual Will-A-Thon: Shakespeare's Scenes (Lady Macbeth, Gertrude, Calpurnia), Workshop Theater. Regional: Fiddler On The Roof (Golde); Eleanor: An American Love Story (Eleanor Roosevelt/Helen Hayes Award); Passion (Fosca/HH Award); Carousel (Nettie Fowler); Kiss Me Kate (Lili/Kate) TV: Guiding Light; Law & Order: SVU. Many thanks to JAL; Kevin & Jim and MTC for this wonderful adventure. Proud Equity Member.
Eric Scott Kincaid (Emcee)
Eric is returning to MTC as the Emcee once more! Credits include the Broadway company of CATS, the international tour of THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, and the National Tour of NEWSIES. MTC audiences will remember him as the Emcee in the 2012 CABARET, COLE, and THE WORLD GOES ROUND.
Jim Schilling (Herr Schultz)
co-founded Music Theatre of CT in 1987 and is currently MTC’s Mangaing Director and Director of the School of Performing Arts. MTC acting credits include Jacques Brel is Alive and Well..., Three Guys Naked from the Waist Down, Yours, Anne, It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Doubt, Almost, Maine, God of Carnage, The Fantasticks, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, The 39 Steps and most recently Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. He continues as a Blue Ribbon Panelist for the Daytime Emmy Awards, and is on the voting committee for the SAG awards, and a member of “Who’s Who in the American Theatre” from 1991-present. Jim is also an adjunct professor at Sacred Heart University (Advanced Acting, Advanced Scene Study, Script Analysis and Directing) where he was recently nominated Best Director of a musical for his work on Godspell.