Award-winning Cabaret show is coming to Blackpool

Cabaret is coming to Blackpool later this year, it was announced

Cabaret is coming to Blackpool later this year, it was announced

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Blackpool Winter Gardens has added one of the most successful musicals of all time to their 2017 schedule.

The multi-award winning Bill Kenwright production of Cabaret will come to Blackpool Opera House between Tuesday, October 3 and Saturday, October 7, it was revealed today.

The original Kander and Ebb musical became a Broadway hit when it debuted in 1966, winning 8 Tony awards, and carried on its success in the West End two years later.

In 1972, it was turned into a film, starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. It went on to be one of the most decorated musical films of all time, winning 8 Oscars and 7 BAFTAs.

Kenwright's 2006 West End revival at the Lyric Theatre won two Laurence Olivier awards and his 2012 run at the Savoy Theatre was nominated for a further three, including 'Best Musical Revival'.

This new touring production will be directed by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris and choreographed by Olivier Award winner Javier de Frutos.

It features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and iconic songs, including ‘Money Makes The World Go Round’, ‘Maybe This Time’, ‘Cabaret’ and more.

Tickets are on sale now. To book, visit www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk or call the box office on 0844 8561111.