Venue Details

12 Star Starred
The Grange Performing Arts Center
3823 V Street Sacramento, CA 95817
916-736-2664
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 17 members
Review from Goldstar Member

This is what I wrote on Facebook about this show:

We went to the opening night showing here in Sacramento of an old but great musical "CABARET" at The Grange Performing Arts Center at 38th and V Streets. My expectations were not too high...continued

reviewed Aug 11 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

I have to admit we had low expectations ($10 tickets and a venue and theater company we weren't familiar with)BUT this really exceeded all of our concerns. The cast was a nice mix of experience, and the orchestra was amazing. The Emcee was...continued

reviewed Aug 10 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from John Golemon

I bought tickets because I like the show (especially the tunes) and the fact that they were utilizing a live orchestra. The bar was low - but, man, did this performance blow my socks off. Such energy and talent--across the board, but especially...continued

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Description

In 1930 Christopher Isherwood, a young British writer, traveled to Berlin. It was city at the forefront of modernization and was rife with turmoil. Cabaret, based on Isherwood’s novel Goodbye to Berlin, is an exciting and tragically beautiful musical set against the economic crisis, political unrest, and a wild, hedonistic nightlife of Weimar Berlin. Set against the Nazi rise to power, it focuses on patrons and performers at the seedy Kit Kat Klub and revolves around the 19-year-old English cabaret performer Sally Bowles and her relationship with the young American writer Cliff Bradshaw. 

The 1966 Broadway production became a hit: 8 Tony Awards (Best Musical, Composer and Lyricist, Director, Choreographer, Scenic Design, Costume Design, Supporting or Featured Actor and Supporting or Featured Actress) The Outer Critics Circle Award for Production, and The New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical. It spawned a 1972 film starring Liza Minnelli as well as numerous subsequent productions

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