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La Habra High School Theatre Guild performs “Cabaret” – News

“The LHHS Theater Guild and The Muckenthaler Cultural Center welcome you to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, a night club thriving in Berlin as the 1920s are drawing to a close. We invite you to leave your troubles at the door and experience some of the most memorable songs in musical theater history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” Right this way, your table’s waiting at Cabaret: with show-stopping vocals, amazing choreography and stunning sets and costumes, the Theater Guild’s Cabaret will show you that while inside everything is beautiful, that may not be the world you want to live in.” taken from the La Habra Theatre guild facebook

Putting on their 51st production, the students at La Habra High School are bringing to the stage their rendition of the popular play and film —Cabaret.  The show starts this Thursday on September 24th – 27th at La Habra High School and continues on September 29th – October 1st in Fullerton’s Muckenthaler Cultural Center.

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Cabaret @ STAGEStheatre in Fullerton – Review

Written by Daniella Litvak 

Cabaret debuted in 1967 and has endured in the public’s consciousness ever since. The original and its revivals have garnered 12 Tony Awards. It was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Liza Minelli and Michael York. Now it’s STAGEStheatre’s turn to utter the lines,

“There was a cabaret, and there was a master of ceremonies… and there was a city called Berlin, in a country… and it was the end of the world.”

Of course when young, American Cliff Bradshaw (Sam Kostka) comes to Berlin in 1929, he didn’t plan on witnessing the end of the world. All he wanted to do was find a cheap place to live and write his novel. Those plans get derailed when he discovers the decadent Kit Kat Klub and meets the vivacious Sally Bowles (Tatiana Alvarez). While their relationship deepens, the changing political climate is about to complicate things for Cliff, Sally, and all their Berlin friends.

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