First look: New cast in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club

Last Updated on 21 March 2022 by Showcall Editorial Team

New production shots show the cast taking over in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club at London’s Playhouse Theatre including Fra Fee and Amy Lennox. Tickets on sale now

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Fra Fee as the Emcee in Cabaret. Photo: Marc Brenner

Production shots have been released today showing new members of the cast of Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club in London including Fra Fee as the Emcee and Amy Lennox as Sally Bowles.

Along with Omar Baroud as Cliff Bradshaw and Vivien Parry as Fräulein Schneider, they are taking over the roles in the hit show from this evening, Monday 21 March. The photography is by Marc Brenner.

They join the full company which still incudes Elliot Levey as Herr Schultz, who has been nominated for an Olivier Award for his performance, Stewart Clarke as Ernst Ludwig and Anna-Jane Casey as Fräulein Kost.

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Amy Lennox as Sally Bowles in Cabaret. Photo: Marc Brenner

The cast is completed by Josh Andrews, Emily Benjamin, Sally Frith, Matthew Gent, Emma Louise Jones, Ela Lisondra, Theo Maddix, Chris O’Mara, Daniel Perry, Andre Refig, Christopher Tendai, Bethany Terry, Lillie-Pearl Wildman and Sophie Maria Wojna.

The casting director for the show is Stuart Burt. The new cast members take over from Eddie Redmayne, Jessie Buckley, Omari Douglas and Lisa Sadovy who were in the show from when its run started on 15 November 2021.

Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club has been nominated for 11 Olivier Awards including Best Musical Revival, Best Director, Best Set Design, Best Costume Design, Best Theatre Choreographer, Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design.

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Omar Baroud as Cliff Bradshaw in Cabaret. Photo: Marc Brenner

Fra Fee most recently starred as Kazi, “The Clown”, in the Marvel series Hawkeye on Disney+ and will soon be seen in the TV series Beauty & The Beast. He has also starred in films Animals, Cinderella and The Laureate.

He has an extensive background in musical theatre including the title role in Candide at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London and playing Courfeyac in the film of the musical Les Misérables. He also appeared in the stage production of Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre, now the Sondheim Theatre, in London.

He created the role of Michael Carber in Jez Butterworth’s award-winning play The Ferryman at the Royal Court, the Gielgud Theatre in the West End and the Bernard B Jacobs Theatre on Broadway. His other theatre credits include Owen in Translations and Amiens in As You Like It, both at the National Theatre.

Amy Lennox received an Olivier nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical for her portrayal of Lauren in the West End production of Kinky Boots. Her other credits include Ellie in the London premiere of the David Bowie and Enda Walsh musical Lazarus. She was in the original West End cast of the musical Legally Blonde and created the role of Doralee in the original UK production of 9 to 5 The Musical.

Fra and Amy appeared together in the critically acclaimed production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical, The Last Five Years, in Belfast.

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Vivien Parry as Fräulein Schneider in Cabaret. Photo: Marc Brenner

Directed by Rebecca Frecknall, Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, aka The Playhouse theatre, is now booking to October 2022. Tickets are on sale now.

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Elliot Levey continues to play Herr Schultz in Cabaret. Photo: Marc Brenner

 

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Fra Fee and Amy Lennox in Cabaret. Photo: Marc Brenner

 

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Amy Lennox as Sally Bowles in Cabaret. Photo: Marc Brenner

 

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Fra Fee as the Emcee in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club. Photo: Marc Brenner
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Mark Ludmon has been a journalist for over 20 years, specialising in theatre, hospitality and drinks after starting in regional daily newspapers. He has an MA in early modern literature and history, focusing on Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, and a theatre studies MA from Royal Central School of Speech & Drama. He is a former panellist for the Olivier Awards. He tweets at @MarkLudmon.