Book by Joe Masteroff
Based on the play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood
Music by John Kander | Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Stage 2 bridges the gap between the WPPAC Conservatory and MainStage, giving college and community performers the opportunity to work in a regional theatre under the guidance of professionals artists.

  • Performance Dates

    August 3-5
    August 10-12

  • Performance Times

    Fridays and Saturdays 8pm
    Sundays 2pm

  • Ticket Prices

    Adults: $37 | Students*: $27

    (*22 and YoungerPrices now include all fees except online booking fee)

About The Show

CABARET tells the story of the infamous Kit Kat Klub at the cusp of the 1930’s in pre-WWII Berlin. It is a dark, heady, tumultuous time, as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Inside, the Emcee, Sally Bowles, and the rest of the Kit Kat Klub invite audiences to leave their troubles at the door and indulge in decadence. As life in Germany grows uncertain, will the allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through the dangerous times?

CABARET is the winner of the 1967 Tony Award for Best Score and Best Musical and the 1998 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. It features memorable songs, including “Willkommen,” “Cabaret,” “Two Ladies” and “Maybe This Time”.

Run Time: Approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes (not including intermission)

The Cast

Sally Bowles – Elyssa Alexander
Fraulein Kost – Rebecca Simpson-Wallack
Fraulein Schneider – Nellie O’Brien
Emcee – Keiji Ishiguri
Clifford Bradshaw – James Arthur Douglas
Ernst Ludwig – Kevin Rodd
Herr Schultz – Peter Ackerman
KKG / Frenchie / Gorilla – Allison Burke
KKG / Fritzie – Kat Katona
KKG / Lulu – Katie Jo Flanagan
KKG / Texas – Kayla Mattocks
KKG / Helga – Abby Grace Menocal
KKG / Rosie – Leah Lundin Hall
KKB / Bobby – Romello Rodriguez
KKB / Herman – Casey Dath
KKB / Victor – Garrett J. Shin
KKB / Hans – James Caposito
Ensemble – Luis G. Quintero, Jr.
Ensemble – Jacob Anthony Cain
Ensemble – Mario Regis
Ensemble – Jake T. Moses
Ensemble – Rena Gavigan
Ensemble – Gianna Rini
Ensemble – Megan Fay
Ensemble – Jenna Goldberg

The Production Team

Director/Choreographer – MK Lawson
Music Director – Katie Luekens Chan Chee
Costume Designer – Molly Seidel
Lighting Designer – Noah Platte

Keiji Ishiguri

Keiji Ishiguri

"The Emcee"

Keiji is a Manhattan-based performer. Other favorite roles include Melchior in Spring Awakening. Keiji is also a music director/pianist/arranger, working for the Musical Theater Department at Pace University and the afterschool music department at Beacon High School. He is also a founding director of On The Quays (OTQ), a Manhattan-based production company that promotes diverse, inclusive storytelling with a focus in overseas theater. He music directed RENT at the National Theater of Aruba this past November with OTQ and will travel once again to produce Stop/Over at the Dublin Fringe Festival this coming September. Love to friends, family, and Michael!

Elyssa Alexander

Elyssa Alexander

"Sally Bowles"

Originally from California, Elyssa is humbled and delighted to be making her East Coast debut in Cabaret! Past credits include: Dainty June (Gypsy), Kitty (The Drowsy Chaperone), and Amber VonTussle (Hairspray). A huge thank you to the cast and the WPPAC team for trusting me and welcoming me in with open arms, my family for their patience and love, and The Lord for his perfect timing and abundant blessings. Psalm 63:3"

James Arthur Douglas

James Arthur Douglas

“Clifford Bradshaw"

James Arthur Douglas is thrilled to step into the role of Cliff for this production of Cabaret! His recent New York credits include Kristin Chenoweth’s My Love Letter To Broadway (Ensemble; Lunt-Fontanne Theatre; Mary-Mitchell Campbell, music dir.). Selected regional: Les Miserables (Marius), Brigadoon (Stuart Dalrymple), H.M.S. Pinafore (Captain Corcoran). Selected opera and operetta: The Magic Flute (Tamino), Dialogue of the Carmelites (Chevalier de la Force), The Turn of the Screw (Peter Quint), Cosí fan tutte (Fernando), and Patience (Archibald Grosvenor). Selected concerts: Dear Evan Hansen "You Will Be Found" (SeriousFun Gala 2018; Mary-Mitchell Campbell, music dir.), Dichterliebe (Robert Schumann). A proud graduate of Furman University with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. When not performing, James enjoys outdoor adventures. Proud Eagle Scout and Private Pilot (SEL). Georgia native. Love to Mom, Dad, Samuel, William, Chuck, and Dorothy Douglas. @jamesarthurdouglas