Cabaret (Broadway)
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Cabaret (Broadway)
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Cabaret (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

90%
(700 Ratings)
Positive
97%
Mixed
2%
Negative
1%
Members say
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Thought-provoking

About the Show

Roundabout Theatre Company presents this revival of the Kander and Ebb classic set in Weimar Germany about a doomed love story between a cabaret star and a writer.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (700)

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202 Reviews | 53 Followers
100
Great score and choreography, Must see, Great staging, Great writing, Edgy

See it if To sees a stunning production and staging of the classic musical, if you are familiar with the musical & love the score.

Don't see it if you don’t like the music, risqué choreography, set in pre-World War 2 Berlin with anti-semitism and Nazi uprising as major themes.

52 Reviews | 4 Followers
100
Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if Great singing, great acting, cabarets, provocative shows

Don't see it if World War two holocaust themes

88 Reviews | 14 Followers
100
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you want to be seated in a unusual theater seating and love great entertainment.

Don't see it if you are not into the classics...

84 Reviews | 1 Follower
100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want to see an old school musical

Don't see it if You don’t like a dark musical

134 Reviews | 15 Followers
100
Entertaining, Dizzying, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You love a great Musical. The music and staging is outstanding

Don't see it if ... Can't think of a reason for it but to be seen

196 Reviews | 51 Followers
100
Absorbing, Original, Great singing, Great staging, Classic

See it if you want to see one of the best revivals ever.

Don't see it if you don't like the soundtrack. Read more

112 Reviews | 19 Followers
100
Exquisite, Great acting, Must see, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if ...you want to see one of the top five best musicals ever made, not to mention top 2, 3 best male performances in history - Alan C.

Don't see it if you have no taste. Anyone who cannot love Cabaret is dead to me.

68 Reviews | 13 Followers
100
Dizzying, Clever, Enchanting, Exquisite

See it if One of my all time favourite musicals! Cast, score, singing, orchestrations, choreography, set design and lighting, it has it all.

Don't see it if Everyone should see this show!

Critic Reviews (11)

The New York Times
April 24th, 2014

"Hot diggity dachshund, it’s old home week on the campus at Weimar Berlin, otherwise known as the Kit Kat Klub. And if we take off our glasses and squint, we can pretend that life is just as divinely, dangerously decadent as it was when we were all 16 years younger."
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Time Out New York
April 24th, 2014

"This Cabaret is a superb production of one of the great Broadway musicals of all time—an exhilarating, harrowing masterpiece."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
April 24th, 2014

"Is it too much to ask that the current revival of the revisal of the reimagining of the great work still be as good? After all, the Roundabout production opening tonight at Studio 54 is much the same show as the one that closed there ten years ago."
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New York Daily News
April 24th, 2014

"Great musical dramas like “Cabaret” — entertaining, tuneful and illuminating — are all too rare."
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Variety
April 24th, 2014

"It seemed nuts but proved shrewd of Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall to retool their dazzling 1998 revival of the Kander and Ebb masterpiece, fit Cumming with a new trenchcoat for his triumphant return, and bring the decadent netherworld of 1920s Berlin back to Studio 54, the revival’s ideal venue."
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The Hollywood Reporter
April 24th, 2014

"Mendes and Marshall have precision-tooled the production so that its hard, diamond edges glisten with sweat and sparkle. Their staging is tight as a drum, underlining the musical's ingenious construction while briskly maneuvering through abrupt modulations of tone."
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Chicago Tribune
April 24th, 2014

"Mendes' "Cabaret" was, and is, a brilliantly inventive and revealing conception. Then and now."
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New York Post
April 24th, 2014

"What do you call a revival of a revival? A re-revival? In the case of this “Cabaret,” you just call it fantastic."
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