"Cabaret" To Be Presented By Students This Spring
Madison, NJ - February 23, 2006 – “Cabaret,” the award winning musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, will be staged in Dreyfuss Theater, College at Florham Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University during the weeks of March 30 and April 2. This student production is sponsored by FDU’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts.
Evening performances will be held at 8 p.m. from Thursday, March 30 to Saturday, April 1, and from Thursday, April 6 through Saturday, April 8, with a 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinee on April 9. General admission is $10; $5 for students. Tickets may be reserved by calling 973-443-8644, press 4, or purchased at the door the night of the performance.
A special matinee for high school classes will be held on Friday, March 31, at 11 a.m. Arrangements for high school classes to attend may be made by calling director Stephen Hollis, at 973-443-8467.
“Cabaret” is set in pre war Berlin of 1931. It revolves around the life of a cabaret singer, Sally Bowles, and her American writer boyfriend Cliff, who attempts to rescue her from the influences of her underground pals. The 1966 staged version performed to sold-out audiences in New York and London, and the film version won Academy Awards for Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey.