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Roundabout Announces Full Cast of CABARET on Broadway

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY
Announces
The full company joining

ALAN CUMMING                  MICHELLE WILLIAMS
In

SAM MENDES & ROB MARSHALL’s
Production of

CABARET

The Tony® Winning Musical By
JOHN KANDER, FRED EBB & JOE MASTEROFF

With
LINDA EMOND, DANNY BURSTEIN
BILL HECK
AARON KROHN, GAYLE RANKIN

AND THE KIT KAT KLUB BOY & GIRLS…

Will Carlyon, Kaleigh Cronin, Caleb Damschroder, Benjamin Eakeley, Andrea Goss, Leeds Hill,
Kristin Olness, Kelly Paredes, Jessica Perrizo, Dylan Paul, Jane Pfitsch, Evan Siegel, Stacey Sipowicz

Previews will begin March 21, 2014; Opening night is April 24, 2014

On Broadway at the Kit Kat Klub: Studio 54
24-Week Limited Engagement

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Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is thrilled to announce the full cast of Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall’s production of CABARET. The Tony winning musical by Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb will star Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as Emcee, three time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams making her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles.  The cast will also feature two time Tony nominee Linda Emond as Fraulein Schneider, four time Tony nominee Danny Burstein as Herr Schultz,  Bill Heck as Cliff, Aaron Krohn as Ernst and Gayle Rankin as Fraulein Kost.

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (director) and Academy Award nominee Rob Marshall 

(co-director/choreographer) will return to recreate their Tony-nominated direction and choreography from the 1998 Tony Award-winning production.

CABARET features a book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.  It is based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood.

The Kit Kat Klub boys & girls will be: Will Carlyon, Kaleigh Cronin, Caleb Damschroder, Benjamin Eakeley, Andrea Goss, Leeds Hill, Kristin Olness, Kelly Paredes, Jessica Pariseau, Dylan Paul, Jane Pfitsch, Evan Siegel, Stacey Sipowicz.

CABARET will play a 24-week limited engagement beginning previews on March 21, 2014 and open officially on April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street).

For this production, Mr. Mendes and Mr. Marshall will convert Studio 54 into the gritty Kit Kat Klub with cabaret-type seating as well as traditional theatre seating, to recreate the decadent environment of the notorious pre-war Berlin Nightclub.

The  original design team will also return for the 2014 production featuring  set and club design by Robert Brill, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Peggy Eisenhauer and

Mike Baldassari and sound design by Brian RonanPatrick Vaccariello is the Musical Director. 

CABARET features some of the best-known songs in musical theatre, including “Willkommen,” “Maybe This Time” and “Cabaret.” John Kander and Fred Ebb are two of the most successful and prolific collaborators in the American Theatre and are currently represented on Broadway with the award-winning revival of Chicago.

Roundabout’s production of CABARET opened on Broadway on March 19, 1998 starring Alan Cumming and Natasha Richardson and won four Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical.  Alan Cumming received the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.  Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall received Tony nominations for direction and Rob Marshall received a Tony nomination for choreography.  The production went on to play for six years and 2, 378 performances before finishing its run on January 4, 2004.

CABARET premiered on Broadway in 1966 and won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in addition to the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, the Outer Critics’ Circle Award, the Variety Poll of New York Critics, and London’s Evening Standard Award.  The original Broadway production played 1166 performances.

CABARET is made possible with Bank of America as a Proud Sponsor, American Airlines as the Official Airline and MAC as The Official Makeup Partner.  Major support for Cabaret is provided by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets for Cabaret are available by calling 212.719.1300 or at www.roundabouttheatre.org. Tickets can also be purchased at Roundabout’s American Airlines Theatre box office (227 West 42nd Street), the Laura Pels Theatre Box office (111 West 46th Street) or at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street) beginning January 6. Tickets prices range from $47-$162, not including holidays.

Roundabout subscribers save up to 50% off tickets to Cabaret and Roundabout donors are guaranteed the best seats in the house. For more information on subscriptions or to become a donor, visit roundabouttheatre.org/packages or call 212-719-1300

BIOGRAPHIES:

ALAN CUMMING (Emcee).  Alan Cumming made his professional acting debut as Malcolm in Michael Boyd’s production of Macbeth at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow in 1985. 28 Years later he played nearly all the parts in the National Theatre of Scotland’s sensational re-imagining of the Scottish play on Broadway, earning him the Broadway.com and Broadwayworld.com Best Actor Awards and a Drama League Performance of Distinction Nomination.  After working extensively in the Scottish theatre, he made his West End debut in Conquest of the South Pole earned him his first Olivier award nomination. He appeared with the RSC, played Romeo for the RNT Studio and earned further Olivier nominations for La Bete and Cabaret. His career-defining Hamlet for the English Touring Theatre earned him huge critical acclaim, a TMA Best Actor award and Shakespeare Globe nomination. He won an Olivier for Accidental Death of an Anarchist at the Royal National Theatre.  In 1998 he made his sensational Broadway debut when Cabaret transferred to NYC, winning him the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Theatre World, NY Press, FANY and Public Advocate awards. He went on to appear on Broadway in Design for Living and as Mack the Knife in The Three penny Opera. Off-Broadway he appeared as the Pope in Jean Genet’s Elle (which he also adapted) and as Trigorin in The Seagull opposite Dianne Wiest. In 2006, he returned to the West End in Martin Sherman’s Bent, and in 2007 appeared in the National Theatre of Scotland’s The Bacchae, directed by John Tiffany (Herald ArcAngel Award).  On TV he currently appears as Eli Gold in The Good Wife for which he has been nominated for Emmy, SAG, Satellite and Critics Circle awards. He also appears opposite Lisa Kudrow in Showtime’s Web Therapy and is the host of Masterpiece Mystery on PBS.  His eclectic film career has seen him work consecutively with Stanley Kubrick and the Spice Girls, and make appearances in the X Men, Spy Kids, Flintstones and Smurfs franchises as well as roles in many independent films such as Sweet Land (Independent Spirit Award), Julie Taymor’s Titus and The Tempest and most recently Travis Fine’s Any Day Now for which he received several Best Actor awards on the film festival circuit. With Jennifer Jason Leigh he wrote, produced, directed and starred in The Anniversary Party (National Board of Review award, two Independent Spirit nominations).  He has also published a novel, Tommy’s Tale, released an album of songs, I Bought A Blue Car Today, and last year had his first exhibition of photographs, Alan Cumming Snaps! He regularly performs in concert, most recently with Liza Minnelli at New York’s Town Hall and over the past few years has sung in seasons at the Sydney Opera House, the Geffen Playhouse, LA and London’s Vaudeville Theatre.  For his humanitarian work, particularly in the field of LGBT rights and equality, he has been honored by many organizations including HRC, GLAAD, The Trevor Project and The Matthew Shepard Foundation to name but a few.  From his homeland he was honored with both the Great Scot and Icon of Scotland awards, and was made an OBE in the 2009 Queen’s Honors List. Time magazine named him one of the three most fun people in show business. www.alancumming.com. Twitter: @alancumming

MICHELLE WILLIAMS (Sally Bowles).  Michelle Williams’ performances have established her as one of Hollywood's most sought-after and respected actors, earning her a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award® nominations.  Williams was most recently seen in Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful, opposite James Franco, in which she starred as Glinda the Good Witch.   She last played opposite Seth Rogen in Sarah Polley's Take This Waltz which made its world premiere at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival.  In late 2011, she took on the iconic Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn opposite Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench, a role that garnered her third Academy Award® nomination, as well as nods from BAFTA and the Screen Actors Guild Awards, in addition to Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award wins.  Previously, Williams was seen in Derek Cianfrance's Blue Valentine opposite Ryan Gosling. Williams' captivating performance earned her an Academy Award® nomination for Best Actress as well as Golden Globe, Broadcast Film Critics Association nominations and Independent Spirit Award nominations.   Williams' performance in Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, released in 2005, earned her nominations from Independent Spirit Award, SAG, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Broadcast Film Critics Association as well as an Academy Award® nomination for "Best Supporting Actress." Williams was also nominated for a 2007 Independent Spirit Award for "Best Actress" for her performance in Wim Wenders' Land of Plenty.  In her first collaboration with Kelly Reichardt in the critically acclaimed independent film Wendy and Lucy, Williams' moving and evocative performance as "Wendy" garnered a Toronto Film Critics Award for “Best Actress” in 2009 and her third Independent Spirit Award Nomination. 2010 marked Williams second collaboration with director Kelly Reichardt in the period drama Meek's Cutoff, which won the Producers Award at the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards as well as the SIGNIS Award at the 2010 Venice Film Festival.  Williams' other film credits include Martin Scorcese's Shutter Island, Sharon Maguire's Incendiary, Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York, Todd Haynes' I'm Not There, Ethan Hawke's The Hottest State, Thomas McCarthy's The Station Agent, Sandra Goldbacher's Me Without You, and Andrew Fleming's Dick. In 2005, Williams was honored by the Motion Picture Club as "Female Star of Tomorrow."  On television, Williams starred opposite Chloë Sevigny in Martha Coolidge's HBO movie ‘If These Walls Could Talk 2.’ She also had a six-year run as "Jen Lindley" on the WB's hit television series ‘Dawson's Creek.’ The series premiered in 1998 and remained one of the WB's top-rated shows throughout its run.  On stage, Williams received glowing reviews for her portrayal of Varya in Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. She also achieved critical acclaim for her run in Mike Leigh's Smelling a Rat at the Samuel Beckett Theatre and her off-Broadway debut in Killer Joe.

LINDA EMOND (Fraulein Schneider).  Linda Emond's upcoming films include Spike Lee’s Oldboy and Terrence Malick’s Project V. Other film work includes Julie & Julia (in which she plays "Simone 'Simca' Beck" opposite Meryl Streep), A Bird of the Air, The Missing Person, Stop-Loss, Trade, Across the Universe, North Country, Dark Water, The Dying Gaul, and City by the Sea with directors Nora Ephron, Julie Taymor, Kimberly Peirce, Niki Caro, Bob Balaban, Michael Caton-Jones, Ed Harris, Craig Lucas, Noah Buschel, Peter Berg, and Walter Salles.  Television film work includes “Georgia O'Keeffe” (with Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons), Hallmark Hall of Fame's “A Dog Named Christmas” (opposite Bruce Greenwood) and “American Experience: John & Abigail Adams”(opposite Simon Russell Beale). Episodic work includes “The Good Wife” (recurring), “Elementary”(recurring), “Unforgettable”, “The Sopranos”, “Gossip Girl”, and multiple episodes on all four “Law & Orders”For her work on stage, Linda has been nominated for two Tony Awards, received an Obie Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, a Backstage West Garland Award, multiple Chicago Jeff Awards, and nominations for the Drama Desk, Drama League, LA Drama Critics and LA Ovation Awards.   On Broadway, she recently appeared in Death of a Salesman (opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield, directed by Mike Nichols), Life x 3 (with John Turturro, Helen Hunt, and Brent Spiner), and in 1776 (opposite Mr. Spiner and Pat Hingle). Off-Broadway, she appeared opposite Al Pacino in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, and in the premieres of pieces by Craig Lucas, Yasmina Reza, Kander and Ebb, A. R. Gurney, Peter Hedges, and Tony Kushner. Her work as "The Homebody" in Mr. Kushner's Homebody/Kabul spanned five years and three productions. In 2011 she premiered his latest piece: The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures in the role of “Empty”, which was written for her.  She resides in New York City.

DANNY BURSTEIN (Herr Schultz). Broadway: Can currently be seen in The Snow Geese opposite Mary-Louise Parker; Golden Boy (2013 Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations); Follies (2012 Tony & Grammy Award nominations; Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Women on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownSouth Pacific (Tony and Drama Desk nominations, Outer Critics Circle Award); The Drowsy Chaperone (Tony and Ovation Award nominations); Saint JoanThe SeagullThree Men on a HorseA Little Hotel on the SideThe Flowering PeachA Class ActTitanic and Company. Off-Broadway includes: Talley’s Folly (Drama League and Lucille Lortel nominations); Mrs. FarnsworthPsychAll in the TimingI Love You, You're Perfect, Now ChangeMerrily We Roll AlongWeird Romance. Film/TV includes: Lolly Steinman on “Boardwalk Empire” (directed by Martin Scorsese); Nor'easter; Construction; “Louie”; Transamerica; “Absolutely Fabulous”; “Ed”; all the “Law & Order” series; “Hope & Faith”; Deception; and the upcoming films, Cyber (directed by Michael Mann); Trust, Greed, Bullets and Bourbon; Affluenza; and American Milkshake. Danny will be making his Metropolitan Opera debut this season as Frosch in the Jeremy Sams/Douglas Carter Beane production of Die Fledermaus.

BILL HECK (Cliff). Bill garnered immediate attention when he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Award for his work on Horton Foote's Orphan's Home Cycle.  He was nominated against Denzel Washington, Liev Schrieber, Jude Law and Christopher Walken.  He also won the Theatre World Award for his work and received the Clarence Derwent Award for Most Promising Actor.  Bill went on to star as 'Joe Pitt' opposite Zachary Quinto in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America and played opposite Al Pacino in The Merchant of Venice for The Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park.  Most recently, Bill shot Damon Lindelof’s “The Leftovers” for HBO.  He was also recently seen in the Sundance 2013 film of David Lowery’s and Yen Tan's Pit Stop.  Bill's lead performance in this low budget film is so strong and heartbreaking that the Sundance committee chose to screen it at the festival off a 13 minute presentation package.  Bill also recently finished performing double duty as the lead in the 2012 Pulitzer Prize play, Water By The Spoonful, and a flashy role in the next Spiderman movie London Calling directed by Marc Webb.  He just wrapped the lead role in Stephen Elliot’s upcoming independent film ‘Happy Baby’. This year, Bill will debut on “Taxi Brooklyn South”, an international series for Europacorp, directed by Olivier Megaton. Bill is represented by Manager Perry Zimel, lawyer Diane Golden (Katz Golden, Rosenman), and WME.

AARON KROHN (Ernst).  Broadway: Macbeth, The Farnsworth Invention, The Coast of Utopia, Julius Caesar, Henry IV, The Invention of Love , Sam Mendes Bridge Project (Years 1 & 2): As You Like It, The Tempest, The Winter's Tale, The Cherry Orchard, Stratford Shakespeare Festival: The Homecoming, Henry in Henry V, Off-Broadway: The Glass Cage, Echoes of the War (Mint Theatre), Philoktetes by John Jeserun (La Mama), Regional: Divine Rivalry (Hartford Stage), Beauty and The Beast (T.U.T.S.), Sheppey, Much Ado About Nothing (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), The HostageAs You Like ItRomeo and Juliet (Old Globe Theatre), In The Jungle of Cities, Macbeth, Cyrano de Bergerac (Alley Theatre), Ireland tour of  The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged. Film/Television: “Boardwalk Empire”, “Law & Order SVU”, Welcome to New York, Many voices for Anime films including Kaji in Neon Genesis Evangelion. Training: MFA from The Old Globe Theatre, San Diego.

GAYLE RANKIN (Fraulein Kost).  Originally from Scotland, Gayle Rankin made her Off-Broadway debut in Tony Kushner's adaptation of The Illusion at the Signature Theater Company. She was next seen in Tribes, directed by David Comer, which had a long and successful run at the Barrow Street Theater before transferring to the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Since her graduation from Juilliard, Gayle has continued to work intermittently at Lake Lucille, developing the role of "Nina" in Brian Mertes' production of The Seagull. Crossing over to television and film and after roles in “Law & Order: SVU” and the indie film East of Acadia, Gayle was cast as a series regular in the HBO pilot “The Missionary”. Cabaret marks Gayle's Broadway debut. 

WILL CARLYON.  Will is from Larchmont, NY and is a recent graduate of Northwestern University. He couldn't be more excited to be making his Broadway debut in this wonderful show! Will started playing cello at 10 years old and played in various orchestras through high school but in college his focus shifted to theater. Some credits include All Shook Up (Chad), The 25th... Spelling Bee (Chip), Henry V (Henry V), Godspell and Parade. He would like to thank his friends, family, and Brooke for their support. Go 'Cats!

KALEIGH CRONIN (Lulu). Kaleigh Cronin is thrilled to be making her Bway debut! Nat'l Tour: Jersey Boys (Lorraine). TV: ZOOM. Proud Carnegie Mellon alum. Sincerest Thanks to the entire Cabaret team, Carnahan Casting and BRS for making this amazing dream come true! Love to MTW/Palace Theatre and Mom, Dad, and Kaz, to whom she owes everything. For JD- thanks for the sax! www.kaleighcronin.com

CALEB DAMSCHRODER.  Caleb is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut with Roundabout Theatre Company and in such an iconic show.  Favorite regional credits include Miss Saigon, Maury Yeston's Phantom, Cinderella, Burt and Me, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Caleb is a member of the Tony Honored BMI Musical Theatre Workshop and his first musical, an adaptation of Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney, is slated to have a workshop this coming summer.  

BENJAMIN EAKELEY (Herman). Broadway: On A Clear Day, You Can See Forever and Sweeney Todd. National Tour: Sweeney Todd (The Beadle). Regional: Sunset Boulevard (Joe Gillis) at the Pioneer Theatre; Marry Me a Little at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; You Can’t Take It With You (Tony Kirby) at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; White Christmas (Bob Wallace), Dial M for Murder (Max) and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at the Engeman Theatre; Something’s Afoot (Nigel Rancour) at the Goodspeed Opera House;and 3 seasons with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Demetrius), Illyria (Sir Andrew Aguecheek) and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Dumaine). TV credits include Orange Is The New Black, The Good Wife and the upcoming HBO pilot The Money. Film credits include The Good Shepherd (dir. Robert De Niro), An Englishman in New York and 3 upcoming features to be released in 2014. Regional Winner, Lotte Lenya Competition for Singers. Graduate of Yale University.

ANDREA GOSS (Frenchie/Gorilla). Broadway: Once, Rent.  Regional: Zorro (Alliance Theatre), A Civil War Christmas (Baltimore Center Stage), A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre), Tarzan (North Shore Theatre), Venice (Center Theatre Group/Kansas City Rep), High School Musical (St. Louis MUNY), Sound of Music and Big River (Syracuse Stage), Thoroughly Modern Millie, Peter Pan, and Miss Saigon (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse).  Readings: Casanova Returns, Freckle-Face Strawberry.  Film: Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway.  Thanks and love to my incredible family and CGF.

LEEDS HILL (Bobby) recently played Neleus in the National Tour of Mary Poppins. He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from CCM. Credits include Hanna in La Cage aux Folles (North Shore Music Theatre), Dickon (US/Performed) in The Secret Garden (Stages St. Louis), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Paper Mill Playhouse), Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project (Queens Theatre in the Park). This will be his Broadway Debut. LeedsHill.com

KRISTIN OLNESS (Helga).  Kristin Olness is happy make her return in the role of Helga, which she played in the '98 award winning revival of Cabaret. In addition to her Broadway endeavors, she has enjoyed a successful career performing as a singer, dancer and aerialist across the country and around the world. She was a featured aerialist in the Westchester Broadway revival of Barnum, and has toured the U.S. and abroad as a principal aerialist with Cirque Le Masque, Cirque on Ice, Circus Nexus, Day Glo Blu and ImaginAerial. She has choreographed many local productions in such NYC venues as La Mama and Theater for The New City, as well as productions in Maine, Philadelphia, and China. She co-founded and performs with Suspended Cirque, an innovative NYC based theatrical aerial company (suspendedcirque.com), and is also a co-founder and aerial teacher at the circus arts school Aerial Arts NYC (aerialartsnyc.com). To learn more about Kristin visit    www.kristinolness.com 

KELLY PAREDES is proud to make her Roundabout and Broadway debut in Cabaret. She has previously toured with this show all over the USA, Canada, Korea, and Japan. (Kelly would like you to know she is famous… in Japan.) Kelly has been seen Off Broadway in The Great Conjurer. She has been playing the viola and flute since the 5th grade, and yes, ‘Perfect Practice Makes Perfect.’ Love to all my family. For Uncle Tony.

JESSICA PARISEAU (Texas).  Jessica is so honored to return to New York and be able to perform in with this production of Cabaret once again! Her previous theater credits include the Broadway and Broadway National Tour companies of: The Producers (Blonde Usherette/Dance Captain/U.S. Hold Me Touch Me), Chicago (Hunyak), Cabaret (Rosie/U.S Kost) Follies (Ensemble). Other NY Theater credits include: The Pajama Game (Encores! City Center) and The Radio City Rockettes (Rockette).  Regional Theater credits include:The Producers and Chicago  (The Hollywood Bowl), Singin’ in the Rain (Winner of the Julia Deberson Award), Joseph…Dreamcoat (Mrs. Potiphar).  Jessica Currently resides in Los Angeles where she has had the privilege of working in the film, television and the commercial world.  She has done a number of indie films and television appearances in productions such as The Mentalist (CBS) and The Producer (Universal Pictures).  She has been seen in countless commercials for such companies as Barnes and Noble, Target, Swiffer, among others.  She would like to thank her amazing, supportive husband Noah, her sweet son William, her family and friends for all of their help as well as Jim Carnahan, Sam Mendes and the whole creative team for this opportunity!  Jessicapariseau.com

DYLAN PAUL (Victor).  Dylan Paul recently appeared as a resident company member of the American Shakespeare Center, playing Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Bertram in All’s Well That Ends Well, and Hastings in She Stoops to Conquer, among other roles.  Regional credits include multiple seasons with Illinois Shakespeare Festival and Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre.   He is a recipient of the Fulbright Award, and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association Clyde Vinson Award.  Dylan holds an MFA from the Professional Actor Training Program at the University of Houston, and a BFA in Theatre & Voice from the University of Kansas.  More can be found at www.dylanpaul.net.     

JANE PFITSCH (Rosie) Jane Pfitsch was most recently seen as the title character in the World Premiere of the new musical The Snow Queen at San Jose Repertory Theatre. Broadway: Company (2007 Revival), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Roundabout). Off-Broadway and regional credits include Educating Rita at the Huntington Theater Company (IRNE Nomination), Merrily We Roll Along with Becky Ann Baker, Malcolm Gets and Daniel Jenkins (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), Ten Cents a Dance (Williamstown Theatre Festival and McCarter Theater Center), The 39 Steps (New World Stages), Man of La Mancha and The Liar (The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ), Pumpgirl (MTC), Barefoot in the Park (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Mrs. Warren's Profession (The Alley Theatre), Alive and Well (world premiere at Virginia Stage Company). Film/TV: 27 Dresses, "Elementary," "All My Children." Studied at the Brown/Trinity MFA Program.

EVAN D. SIEGEL (Hans). Broadway debut!  Regional favorites: All Shook Up (Chad), Brigadoon (Tommy Albright), The Great Gatsby (Tom Buchanan), Witness for the Prosecution (Leonard Vole); Film/television: War Dead, Ithaca, “Law & Order”, “The Boys who Brunch”. Evan is also a member of Teatro, a London-based vocal quartet that has sold over a million records and has a #1 album in South Africa, and he has performed as a saxophonist throughout the US and Europe. Harvard BA Magna cum Laude in linguistics. Thanks to his family, friends, Danielle, and especially his parents, for their tireless support, inspiration, and love. www.evandsiegel.com  

STACEY SIPOWICZ is honored to be back on Broadway in this incredible production!  Broadway: Cabaret (Rosie) & A Wonderful Life (Actors Fund Performance); 1st National Tour of Cabaret (Frenchie); European Tour: Fame, the Dance Musical (Iris); Regional: Westchester Broadway Theater: Cabaret (Sally Bowles u/s); Cape Playhouse Thoroughly Modern Millie (Cora). Off-Broadway: Seesaw at the Connelly Theater, From Gerswhin to Berlin at Algonquin Theater. Film: One Angry Man with Jackie Mason.  Other favorites: swinging high up on the trapeze with the Baby Janes in NYC, tap dancing on the Carnegie Hall stage with Sir Elton John & teaching Music N’ Motion to the tiniest of dancers in NYC!  She is originally from Boston, where she started out as a Debi Hanley Dancer and after receiving her BFA in Dance from UMass Amherst, she went on to become a member of Adrienne Hawkins’ Impulse Dance Company.  Stacey is also a certified yoga instructor for both adults & children. She feels incredibly grateful to her supportive family and friends and wishes to thank all of her teachers along the way.  Thanks to the dream team for giving me an opportunity to toot my own horn once again!  And Love to Eddog & my three little angels- Emily, KK & Mimi!

JOHN KANDER (Music) & FRED EBB (Lyrics).  The John Kander and Fred Ebb collaboration of four decades has created what many would consider Broadway standards and contemporary classics.  One of their first collaborations became a hit song for Barbra Streisand “My Coloring Book” earning John and Fred a Grammy nomination.  In 1965 the pair worked on their first Broadway show Flora the Red Menace, produced by Hal Prince and directed by George Abbott.  Flora also introduced a rising new star Liza Minnelli. Followed by:  Cabaret (Tony Award music and lyrics), The Happy Time, Zorba, 70 Girls 70, Chicago, The Act, Woman of the Year (Tony Award music and lyrics), The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman (Tony Award music and lyrics) and Steel Pier.   Their collaboration also transferred itself to movies and television as they wrote original material for the Academy Awards, “Liza with a Z” and HBO’s Liza Minnelli’s “Steppin Out” (both Emmy winners), “Baryshnikov on Broadway”, “Goldie and Liza Together”, “Funny Lady”, “Lucky Lady”, “New York, New York”, “Steppin Out”, and “Chicago”, the movie.  In 1985 the song “New York, New York” became the official anthem of New York City.  At the time of the unfortunate death of Mr. Ebb in 2004, Kander and Ebb had several projects in different stages of completion waiting in the wings, including: Tony nominated Curtains which played at the Al Hirschfeld Theater on Broadway in 2007, twelve-time Tony nominated The Scottsboro Boys which opened on Broadway in 2010, All About Us (an adaptation of Thornton Wilders “The Skin of our Teeth”) and The Visit which had a successful run at the Goodman Theater in Chicago and The Signature Theatre in Fairfax, VA starring Chita Rivera. Mr. Kander is currently collaborating with author/playwright Greg Pierce on two new projects, The Landing and Kid Victory.

Joe Masteroff (Book). Born in 1919 in Philadelphia, he had only one dream from infancy: to write for the theatre.  After the essential lonely childhood and four year stint in the air force, he came to New York to face his future: book-writer or book seller?  Luckily, luck intervened.  Before long he had three shows on Broadway bearing his name: The Warm Peninsula starring Julie Harris, and two musicals She Loves Me and Cabaret, for which he was the book-writer.  Thanks to indulgent parents, the New Dramatists, Hal Prince, and many others, he is now retired and living in subdued luxury.      

SAM MENDES (Director).  Sam Mendes’s work directing theatre and film spans 25 years.  At 24 years old he became the first Artistic Director of the Minerva Theatre in Chichester.  At 27 he founded the Donmar Warehouse in London, which he ran for ten years, and where he directed many productions including Assassins, Cabaret, Translations, Glengarry Glen Ross, Company, The Glass Menagerie, Habeas Corpus, The Blue Room, To The Green Fields Beyond, Uncle Vanya and Twelfth Night. It has become one of the world’s leading playhouses.  Other theatre includes:  For the Royal Shakespeare Company: Troilus and Cressida, Richard III, The Tempest and The Alchemist. For the National Theatre: The Sea, The Birthday Party, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Othello and the forthcoming King Lear. In the West End: The Cherry Orchard, London Assurance, Kean, Oliver! and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which is currently running in London at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. On Broadway: Cabaret, The Blue Room, Gypsy and The Vertical Hour.  In 2009 he founded the Bridge Project, a transatlantic classical theatre company, for which he directed The Winter’s Tale, The Cherry Orchard, The Tempest, As You Like It and Richard III. His many theatre awards include: four Olivier Awards, two Tony Awards, four Evening Standard Awards, several Critics’ Choice Awards and the Hamburg Shakespeare Prize.  In 1998 he directed his first film American Beauty, winning the Academy Award for Best Director and Best Picture, as well as the Golden Globe and Directors’ Guild Awards. He has since directed the Academy Award-winning Road to Perdition, Jarhead, Revolutionary Road, Away We Go, and the BAFTA and Academy Award-winning Skyfall, the most successful film of all time in the UK and one of the most successful of all time worldwide.  In 2003 he founded Neal Street Productions with Pippa Harris and Caro Newling. Neal Street has produced the BAFTA award-winning television series “Call the Midwife” and “The Hollow Crown”; several movies including Things We Lost in the Fire, Stuart A Life Backwards and Starter for 10; and in the theatre the long-running Shrek The Musical. He was awarded a CBE in 2000 and a Directors’ Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.

ROB MARSHALL (Co-Director & Choreographer) Marshall's films have been honored with a total of 23 Academy Award nominations - winning 9, including Best Picture.  His most recent film, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides starring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz, has grossed over one billion dollars at the worldwide box office, making it one of the highest grossing films in history.  He is currently in production for the film version of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods for Disney.  Marshall's film Nine was nominated for four Academy Awards, five Golden Globes and 10 Critics Choice Awards.  His previous directorial efforts include the Academy Award-winning films Chicago and Memoirs of a Geisha.  For his work on Chicago, winner of six Oscars including Best Picture, Marshall received the Directors Guild Award, an Oscar nomination, a Golden Globe Award nomination, a BAFTA nomination, The National Board of Review Award and the New York Film Critics Online Award, both for best directorial debut, as well as the American Choreography Award.  His epic film Memoirs of a Geisha was the winner of three Oscars, three BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe. Marshall executive produced, directed and choreographed the NBC television event “Tony Bennett: An American Classic.”  He won his second Directors Guild Award for this production as well as three Emmy Awards himself for Direction, Choreography and Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.  He directed and choreographed Disney/ABC’s critically acclaimed movie musical Annie, which received 12 Emmy nominations and won the prestigious Peabody Award.  For his work he received an Emmy for Choreography and an American Choreography Award.  A six-time Tony Award nominee and George Abbott Award winner, Marshall's stage work includes co-directing and choreographing Roundabout Theatre Company’s worldwide award-winning Broadway production of Cabaret and directing and choreographing the Broadway revival of Little Me, starring Martin Short.  He made his Broadway choreographic debut with Kiss of the Spider Woman, directed by Harold Prince, which also played London’s West End and Vienna.  He followed that with productions of She Loves Me on Broadway and London; Damn Yankees on Broadway, National Tour and London; Blake Edwards’ Victor/Victoria on Broadway; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum on Broadway; Company on Broadway; The Petrified Forest at the New York Public Theatre, and Promises, Promises for City Center Encores!  Additional choreography credits include the Disney/ABC movie musical “Cinderella” (Emmy nomination), the CBS movie musical “Mrs. Santa Claus” (Emmy nomination), and The Kennedy Center Honors (Kander & Ebb and Chita Rivera tributes).  Marshall holds a BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University.

Roundabout Theatre Company is committed to producing the highest quality theatre with the finest artists, sharing stories that endure, and providing accessibility to all audiences.  A not-for-profit company, Roundabout fulfills its mission each season through the production of classic plays and musicals; development and production of new works by established and emerging writers; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and a subscription model and audience outreach programs that cultivate and engage all audiences. 

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a variety of plays, musicals, and new works on its five stages.  Off-Broadway, the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, which houses the Laura Pels Theatre and Black Box Theatre, with its simple sophisticated design, is perfectly suited to showcasing new plays. The grandeur of its Broadway home on 42nd Street, American Airlines Theatre, sets the ideal stage for the classics.  Roundabout’s Studio 54 provides an exciting and intimate Broadway venue for its musical and special event productions.  The Stephen Sondheim Theatre offers a state of the art LEED certified Broadway theatre in which to stage major large-scale musical revivals. Together these distinctive homes serve to enhance Roundabout’s work on each of its stages.

American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company. Roundabout productions are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Roundabout’s 2013-2014 season includes Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews, directed by Daniel Aukin; Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall and directed by Lyndsey Turner; Donald Margulies’ Dinner with Friends, directed by Pam MacKinnon; Masteroff, Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret, starring Alan Cumming, Michelle Williams, directed by Sam Mendes & Rob Marshall (co-director/choreographer); Tesori & Crawley’s Violet, starring Sutton Foster, directed by Leigh Silverman; and Bekah Brunstetter’s newly commissioned play, Cutie and Bear, directed by Evan Cabnet.

Roundabout Underground kicks off their 7th season this fall with the world premiere of Too Much, Too Much, Too Many by Meghan Kennedy, directed by Sheryl Kaller.

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Andrew C. McGibbon

 

 

Andrew C. McGibbon has spent the past thirty years working in live theatre as a stage manager, general manager, producer and leader in the convergence of Broadway and online.

Mr. McGibbon worked as a stage manager and general manager for ten years. In 1994 he created a website devoted to live theatre, BroadwayWorld-Wide.com. The site was subsequently bought by, and became Playbill.com. He continued to manage the site for Playbill for four years. In 2000 he became the website manager for TonyAwards.com. With the 2008-09 season he finished his ninth year on the show. He has also worked as a webmaster for the Broadway LeagueJazz at Lincoln Center, and as the Director of Digital Media for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Since 2015, Andrew has been working as an architectural photographer and virtual tour photographer known for his photography of theatres such as the Kimmel Center, Tanglewood, Signature Theatre Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, Arena Stage and the Goodspeed Opera House.

Mr. McGibbon is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association, the Independent Theatre Bloggers AssociationActors' Equity Association and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, as well as the American Society of Media Photographers

In addition to his work in the theatrical industry, Mr. McGibbon is also a partner in Simple Solutions Distributing, a manufacturer of filtration equipment for the waste-water industry.

Photo: Elizabeth Leitzell

 

 

 

Website: www.facebook.com/andrewmcgibbon