Cabaret at the Hayes is not “so important right now” (Time Out Sydney)

image-3“This Cabaret was programmed well before most Australians were taking Trump’s bid for presidency seriously; producer David M. Hawkins explains in the program that the idea for the show was born in 2014. It seems the general template for this production has been set in stone since that time, because this Cabaret, directed by Nicholas Christo in his professional musical theatre directorial debut, is a stunning example of how a good show can only take a production so far: it’s too confused to be considered a political or activist work of theatre or even a humanist cry in pain for present dark times.

Instead, it’s a confused bumble through a near-excellent book and score, never quite able to commit to making a statement” … READ MORE

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