Lansing Community College

Performing Arts presents 'Cabaret' Feb. 18-20 and 25-26

LCC Performing Arts students will perform the classic musical “Cabaret” over two weekends at the end of February.

In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920s draw to a close, a garish master of ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the emcee's bawdy songs as wry commentary, Cabaret explores the dark, heady and tumultuous life of Berlin's natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Cliff, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, is immediately taken with English singer Sally Bowles. Meanwhile, Fräulein Schneider, proprietor of Cliff and Sally's boarding house, tentatively begins a romance with Herr Schultz, a mild-mannered fruit seller who happens to be Jewish. (Description courtesy of Concord Theatricals)

The book is written by Joe Masteroff, based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isher. LCC’s production is directed by Mark Colson.

Performances will begin 8 p.m. Feb. 18-19 and Feb. 25-26, and 2 p.m. Feb. 20, in Dart Auditorium. Masks are required, regardless of vaccination status.

Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for employees and seniors, and $15 for general admission. Only 150 pre-sale tickets will be sold online for each performance. An additional 100 tickets will be sold at the door, by cash only.

 

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