Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Cabaret - Theatre Harrisburg
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Book by Joe Masteroff
Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Director: Eric Mansilla
Music Director: Mitchell Sensenig-Wilshire
Choreographer: Elizabeth Angelozzi 
Stage Manager: Benny Benamati

In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920’s draw to a close, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the Emcee’s bawdy songs as wry commentary, Cabaret explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Cliff, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, is immediately taken with English singer Sally Bowles. Meanwhile, Fräulein Schneider, proprietor of Cliff and Sally’s boarding house, tentatively begins a romance with Herr Schultz, a mild-mannered fruit seller who happens to be Jewish. 


All actors 18 and up are welcome and encouraged to audition. All roles may be played by actors of any identity who can sing the voice part listed in the character description.

Please review the breakdown of roles and prepare to audition for the one that speaks to you the most.

Audition Requirements:

  1. Please prepare 32 bars of music from a song in a similar style to the show that best shows your voice and range. Legible sheet music must be provided for the rehearsal pianist/music director. Recorded accompaniment or a cappella auditions are not allowed.. If you are invited to call backs, you may be asked to dance at that time. Music  cuts and sides from the show will be provided also.  
  2. There is one form you will need to fill out for this audition: Please complete this ahead of the audition to save time. Have your conflict calendar handy when completing these. Please note! No conflicts are allowed during tech week or for any of the performances.


Reach out to [email protected] with questions.


Auditions are by sign-up ONLY. Please sign up through the following form:



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