Deerfield Valley Players to hold auditions for ‘Cabaret’

WILMINGTON — Auditions for Deerfield Valley Players' production of Cabaret will be held in Memorial Hall, 14 West Main St., March 20, 2019, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., and also on March 21 and 22, in the Community Room of Brattleboro Savings & Loan, 221 Main St., from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Be prepared to sing a song of your choice, and a song from Cabaret (16 bars each). Accompaniment will be provided.

Performance dates are Aug. 1, 2, and 3 in Memorial Hall. Rehearsals will be held in Whitingham and Wilmington during June and July. The director will be Reed Brown, head of the theater department at Cerritos College in Los Angeles. Musical direction will be by Barbara Lipstadt.

The action takes place in Berlin, 1929, on the eve of the Third Reich. Music is by Fred Ebb, with lyrics by John Kander.

The roles to be filled are: Sally Bowles, English cabaret singer; Clifford Bradshaw, American author; Ernst Ludwig, German citizen; Fraulein Kost, a young woman of negotiable affections residing in Frau Schneider's rooming house; Victor and Bobby, waiters in the Kit Kat Klub; Passport Control officer, Kit Kat Klub dancers, and patrons in the cabaret and guests at an engagement party.

The roles of the Master of Ceremonies, Fraulein Schneider, and Herr Schultz have been cast.

For more information, contact Barbara Lipstadt at 802-368-7707 or [email protected].

Subscribe to the newsletter for weekly updates