Set in 1930/31 Berlin, around the time the Nazis were rising to power, Cabaret revolves around Sally Bowles, a British performer at the Kit Kat Club, and her relationship with American writer Clifford.
Louise Redknapp was brilliant as Sally, I didn’t really know much about her before she was on Strictly last year (with Kevi my love) and I loved her on that but I had never heard her sing and she really surprised me. Her version of Maybe This Time was really great, it’s such a hard song (in my opinion, Lea Michele does the best version!). She was also a much better actress than I was expecting because Sally is such a complex character and Louise did a wonderful job!
My favourite number in the show was ‘Two Girls’ – it was so clever how they did it, I don’t even know how to explain it, I tried finding a video online or even a picture and I couldn’t find anything. Basically, Emcee is in bed with two girls and it’s a really funny performance with different things coming in and out of the bed including more people, a fish and a giraffe, it was bizarre but so clever!
The entire cast was wonderful (and very brave for the naked scene at the end (spoiler)) and although I didn’t 100% follow the story, I did enjoy it! The show will be touring until December so try and catch it if you can.
Thanks for reading, Em xo
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