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66 Star Starred
McCaw Hall
Between 3rd Ave N and 4th Ave N 321 Mercer Street Seattle, WA 98109
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17 ratings
4.7 average rating
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17 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

A wonderful evening. Great performances and much to think about after reading all the information about what the Nazis did to homosexual people.

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17 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 03 2011

Second half "For A Look Or A Touch" was excellent, and Nick Garrison very good as the "Cabaret" master of ceremonies. Chorus sounded good but comedy bits were a bit silly. Good to have the excellent dancers from Spectrum.

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14 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 03 2011

The Chorus is always good but this production was Excellent. It was exceptional also as it was not just first rate entertainment with meaning but also had added features... continued

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Quotes & Highlights

Check the Seattle Men’s/Women’s Chorus website for information about preconcert discussions.


This richly varied concert uses music to powerfully highlight the lives of gay men in Germany before and during the Nazi era.

Act I, Life is a Cabaret, brings to life the freewheeling high spirits of the pre-war Weimar period with outrageously entertaining music by Kurt Weill, Kander and Ebb (Cabaret), and songs made popular by German icon Marlene Dietrich.

Act II presents Jake Heggie’s For a Look or a Touch, a poignant look at two gay lovers torn apart by the Holocaust.

Starring special guest baritone Morgan Smith, staged by Intiman Theatre’s Andrew Russell, and featuring the full Men’s Chorus, this thought-provoking, ultimately uplifting musical drama is a soaring tribute to the strength of the human spirit.

Other Guest Artists

Nick Garrison, Actor

David Pichette, Actor

Spectrum Dance Theater Dance Ensemble

About the Ticket Supplier: Flying House Productions

Formed in 1979, the organization has grown to house both Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) and Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC). Flying House Productions (FHP), the parent company for the Choruses, is the State of Washington's largest and most influential choral organization and ranks third among the state's music organizations in terms of budget, audience exposure, and ensemble size.