Our 2017-2018 Season

"From ordinary comes extraordinary."

Cabaret Theatre is proud to present a compelling, exciting 2017-2018 Season that exemplifies the power a black box theatre’s space possesses to transform, transport, and transcend. In every show Cabaret has produced in its forty-one seasons to date, the audience and the performers are taken on a journey that moves and intrigues them; we are proud to continue that legacy in our upcoming season. Taking this one step further, we aimed to expand on this goal by telling four stories in our Main Stage productions that encapsulate in their scenes and in their songs the potential in the commonplace and the possibilities in the everyday. In essence, Cabaret’s 42nd Season is our love letter to our black box space and the extraordinary things that can come out of our ordinary home.


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If I Stay: A Musical Revue

presented with the Livingston Theatre Company
directed by Maya Mitterhoff

Friday, September 8th at 8:00pm
Saturday, September 9th at 8:00pm
Sunday, September 10th at 7:00pm


RNL 15: El Quinceañera

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coordinated by Christopher Michael

Friday, October 6th at 8:00PM
Saturday, October 7th at 8:00PM
Saturday, October 7th at 11:59PM


PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

directed by Maya Mitterhoff


THE 2017 DIRECTORS' SHOWCASE

coordinated by Rafael Lozada

Friday, NOVEMBER 17th at 8:00PM
Saturday, NOVEMBER 18th at 8:00PM
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19th at 7:00PM


ORDINARY DAYS
Directed by David Novis

Set in present-day New York, Adam Gwon's 90-minute musical, Ordinary Days, explores just how intertwined our lives truly are. Despite their individual stories, our four characters prove how, ultimately, we're all sharing in the same experience. Funny, heartfelt, and, above all, intimate, this show disproves the notion that our lives are anything but alone, anything but insignificant - anything but ordinary.

PRODUCTION DATES

Thursday, November 30th
Friday, December 1st
Saturday, December 2nd
Sunday, December 3rd


RNL XVI

coordinated by Christopher Michael

Friday, FEBRUARY 9th at 8:00PM
Saturday, FEBRUARY 10th at 8:00PM
Saturday, FEBRUARY 10th at 11:59PM


THE SHAPE OF THINGS
Director TBD

A stirring play by Neil LaBute, this drama explores what we give up for love, what we risk for art, and how similar these two things can be. Centered around a young student, his dynamic relationship with a captivating graduate art student, and his best friends’ turbulent engagement, this play is a curious study into modern-day relationships and all the beauty and ugliness that comes with them. In under two hours and with just four characters, LaBute’s script directly tackles and challenges societal perceptions of ethics, art, humanity, and power. “Natural, beautiful, and malleable,” The Shape of Things leaves us with no definite answers, but instead with a myriad of gripping questions.

PRODUCTION DATES

Thursday, March 1st
Friday, March 2nd
Saturday, March 3rd
Sunday, March 4th

Are you interested in directing The Shape of Things? Reach out to our Artistic Director at artistic.cabarettheatre@gmail.com to express interest and to receive the necessary proposal materials!


PIPPIN
Directed by Ajit J. Mathews

With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked) and a book by Roger O. Hirson, Pippin tells the profoundly human story of a man as he strives to rise above the mundane and to achieve something exceptional. Schwartz’s timeless pop-tinged music underscores and heightens Pippin’s journey through war, sex, politics, and love, ushered along by a mysterious but encouraging troupe of players. Deceptively lighthearted at face value, the musical’s tone quickly shifts and ultimately challenges the audience with one question: how far are you willing to go to be extraordinary?

PRODUCTION DATES

Thursday, March 29th
Friday, March 30th
Saturday, March 31st
Friday, April 6th
Saturday, April 7th
Sunday, April 8th


10TH ANNUAL ORIGINAL PLAY FESTIVAL

coordinated by Tatianah Demande

FRIDAY, APRIL 20TH AT 8:00PM
SATURDAY, APRIL 21ST AT 8:00PM
SUNDAY, APRIL 22ND AT 7:00PM


The 2017-2018 Executive Board

Producer
Ajit J. Mathews

Artistic Director
Paolo Arceo

Production Manager
Nina Langhorn

Director of Finance
Jessica Kerman

Director of Marketing
Katie Siegel