Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club (West End)
Open run 2h 45m
Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club (West End)
92

Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

92%
(899 Ratings)
Positive
94%
Mixed
4%
Negative
2%
Members say
Absorbing, Entertaining, Clever, Great staging, Ambitious

About the Show

The 7-time Olivier Award-winning revival of Kander & Ebb's landmark musical.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (640)

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52 Reviews | 6 Followers
100
Saucy, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if This production of cabaret is absolutely mind-boggling. It’s like crazy night out of years gone bye. Singing and acting absolutely wonderful

Don't see it if Burlesque musicals

56 Reviews | 3 Followers
100
Ambitious, Great singing, Masterful, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You want to see perfection in a musical! The orchestra are amazing, the acting and singing was sublime. The hype is worth it!

Don't see it if You don’t like heavy shows or expecting it to be the exact same as original. Tickets very expensive… but you can find some good deals!

59 Reviews | 1 Follower
100
Masterful, Great staging, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if Very immersive, with theatre set up like a club. There are tables at the front where you can eat your meal or order drinks.

Don't see it if Very dark theme Read more

139 Reviews | 4 Followers
100
Wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome

See it if you want to see fashionable evocative socially minded & sensual. Full on entertaining, amazing costumes! Feels immersive en route to seat.

Don't see it if you don’t like dark themes.

82 Reviews | 5 Followers
100
Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like a great musical and book

Don't see it if if you don't like musicals or serious storytelling

72 Reviews | 7 Followers
100
Edgy, Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if Amazing singing and acting, inventive staging, it's an immersive experience.

Don't see it if You're uncomfortable with anything edgy with adult themes, including fascism, homosexuality, and abortion.

91 Reviews | 5 Followers
100
Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if An amazing show. The conversion of the venue into a cabaret is formidable and Eddie’s acting was just superb! Definitely a must watch.

Don't see it if Suitable for musical lovers and people who can endure long shows, as the first part in particular is quite long.

74 Reviews | 3 Followers
98
Must see, Great singing, Ambitious, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if Everyone should see this

Don't see it if You don’t want something serious

Critic Reviews (12)

The London Evening Standard
December 13th, 2021

Eddie Redmayne’s Emcee is a brilliantly twisted creation. [Jessie Buckley] epitomises interwar Berlin: broken and broke, dancing tipsily on the edge. Frecknall proves herself one of our most exciting directors, and she draws superb performances from all involved.
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Time Out London
December 13th, 2021

But fundamentally, it’s a great production of ‘Cabaret’ that’s good enough to triumph over the myriad distractions it throws in its own path.
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The Guardian (UK)
December 13th, 2021

Rebecca Frecknall’s production on the whole lives up to its hype. [Jessie Buckley] sings with astonishing command, and there is an especially breath-taking version of “Cabaret”. If this show is sold on [Eddie Redmayne's] star turn, we get more than our money’s worth with his blinding performance – in this blinder of a show.
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The Telegraph (UK)
December 13th, 2021

This is it. This is the one. At the end of the year, Rebecca Frecknall’s production of Cabaret – starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley – stands revealed as 2021’s kill-for-a-ticket theatrical triumph.
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WhatsOnStage
December 12th, 2021

With its starry cast and a director who has made her name rethinking classic plays, this Cabaret always promised to be the show of the season. It is that. It's also a show for our times.
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The Telegraph (UK)
August 19th, 2023

“Every element of Frecknall’s production is a wow: the sumptuous pre-show entertainment...this production is, and will remain, an absolute knockout. With its combination of all-encompassing decadent beauty and thunderous moral force, there’s simply nothing else in town quite like it.”
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The Stage (UK)
December 13th, 2021

Every decision [Frecknall] makes here has clear, clever purpose. This Cabaret isn’t a radical reinterpretation, but its differences from previous productions plant themselves subtly at first, then ripple outward until they overwhelm.
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London Theatre
December 13th, 2021

The Kit Kat Club is the ultimate escape. After a difficult or even ordinary day, the fanfare, glitz, and glamour feel like a portal to another time, where you’ll be greeted with complimentary schnapps, dancing chorus members, and a lascivious pre-show smorgasbord.
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