Randy Harrison, Andrea Goss, and More Set for Roundabout Cabaret National Tour
Harrison is best known for his portrayal of Justin in the Showtime drama Queer as Folk.
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall's Tony Award-winning production of Cabaret. The tour will premiere in Rhode Island at the Providence Performing Arts Center with performances beginning January 26.
Randy Harrison, best known for his portrayal of Justin in the Showtime drama Queer as Folk, will step into the role of the Emcee while Andrea Goss, a veteran of Roundabout's Cabaret on Broadway will return to the role of Sally Bowles. Joining them will be Shannon Cochran (August: Osage County) as Fraulein Schneider, Alison Ewing (Cabaret/Broadway) as Fraulein Kost, Mark Nelson (Picasso at the Lapin Agile) as Herr Schultz, Ned Noyes (You Can't Take It With You) as Ernst Ludwig, and Lee Aaron Rosen (The Normal Heart) as Clifford Bradshaw.
The cast will also include Kelsey Beckert, Sarah Bishop, Margaret Dudasik, Hillary Ekwall, Lori Eure, Aisling Halpin, Leeds Hill, Andrew Hubacher, Joey Khoury, Tommy McDowell, Evan D. Siegel, Dani Spieler, and Steven Wenslawski.
The Kander and Ebb musical, based on the stories of Christopher Isherwood and John Van Druten's drama I Am a Camera, ran April 24, 2014-March 29, 2015 at Studio 54. The revival production, which first opened in 1998, returned to Roundabout's Broadway home in April 2014 with its Tony-winning Emcee Alan Cumming and Oscar nominee Michelle Williams as Sally Bowles.
The creative team for the North American tour includes original direction by Sam Mendes, original codirection and choreography by Rob Marshall, tour direction recreated by BT McNicholl, tour choreography recreated by Cynthia Onrubia, set design by Robert Brill, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Peggy Eisenhauer and Mike Baldassari, sound design by Keith Caggiano based on the original Broadway design by Brian Ronan, with hair and wig design by Paul Huntley. Music direction is by Robert Cookman.
For tickets to Cabaret at the Providence Performing Arts Center, click here.