4/12/24 to 6/29/24 in Schwerin

The next dates:

  • Friday, Apr 26, 202419:30 - 00:00 clock
  • Friday, May 3, 202419:30 - 00:00 clock
  • Saturday, Jun 29, 202419:30 - 00:00 clock
World Music, Theatre & Stage, Musikland MV

Musical by Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by Joe Masteroff

Based on the play I am a camera by John van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander, vocal lyrics by Fred Ebb, orchestral version by Chris Walker

"There was a city called Berlin, in a country called Germany, and that was the end of the world, and I danced."

1929, shortly before the end of the year. The search for a subject for his new novel takes the American writer Clifford Bradshaw to Berlin. On the train, he meets the young German Ernst Ludwig, who recommends a visit to the hip Kit Kat Club. On New Year's Eve, he meets the singer Sally Bowles there. They fall in love and move into Cliff's room together at Fräulein Schneider's boarding house, where she is about to get engaged to the Jewish fruit merchant Isaak Schultz. But Berlin is changing. National Socialists in uniform increasingly dominate the cityscape. Worried by the political developments, Cliff wants to return to America with the pregnant Sally. Sally wants to stay: The show must go on. But even at the Kit Kat Club, the clocks are now ticking differently - and the windows of Isaak Schultz's fruit store are shattered. Cabaret tells the story of Berlin's transformation from a vibrant, international metropolis of the Golden Twenties full of parties, glitter, shows and free love to a society brought into line during the rise of National Socialism, which radically changes the city and takes away people's freedom and freedom of movement - in life and in art.

After the Lubitsch classic Sein oder Nichtsein, Hauptmann's Die Ratten and Schiller's Kabale und Liebe, Cabaret is the fourth directorial work by the well-known actress Steffi Kühnert in Schwerin. She is staging this dance on the volcano as an interdisciplinary musical with actors, singers and musicians from the Mecklenburg-Schwerin Staatskapelle Schwerin.

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Event dates
  • Friday, Apr 12, 2024 19:30 - 00:00 clock
  • Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 18:00 - 00:00 clock
  • Thursday, Apr 18, 2024 19:30 - 00:00 clock
  • Friday, Apr 26, 2024 19:30 - 00:00 clock
  • Friday, May 3, 2024 19:30 - 00:00 clock
  • Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 19:30 - 00:00 clock
Event Location

Mecklenburg State Theater

Alter Garten 2
19055 Schwerin
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Mecklenburg State Theater

Alter Garten 2
19055 Schwerin


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