With its iconic songs and dance moves, musical Cabaret arrives in Chester next week as part of its 2019 UK tour. 

Cabaret Production Photos Bill Kenwright Productions

Bill Kenwright presents Rufus Norris’ multi award-winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical CabaretNew production images have been released this week.

Directed by critically acclaimed Rufus Norris (Director of The National Theatre) and featuring the Olivier Award Winning Choreography by Javier De Frutos, the production has enjoyed two smash hit West End runs at The Lyric and The Savoy theatres. 

Cabaret comes to Storyhouse in Chester from Tuesday 24 September to Saturday 28 September 2019. Tickets are on sale now. 

It’s 1931, Berlin is a haven of divine decadence and the legendary Sally Bowles is about to take stage at the infamous Kit Kat Klub… 

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

Cabaret Production Photos Bill Kenwright Productions

The cast will feature John Partridge as the enigmatic Emcee, alongside Kara Lily Hayworth as Sally Bowles, and Anita Harris as Fraulein Schneider. 

John Partridge plays Emcee. The winner of Celebrity MasterChef in 2018, John is widely known to TV audiences as EastEnders’ charismatic Christian Clarke, and one of West End theatre’s most prolific leading men having appeared in A Chorus Line, Chicago, and La Cage Aux Folles. 

Kara Lily Hayworth plays Sally Bowles. Kara recently won rave reviews across the country for her portrayal of Cilla Black in Cilla The Musical,after she was discovered by Bill Kenwright during the show’s nationwide TV auditions. 

Anita Harris plays Fraulein Schneider. The singer and screen icon first rose to fame as a singer in the 1960s, beginning a lifelong career as a performer and actress. She has appeared on screen in Follow That Camel and Carry On Doctor, and on stage most notably in the West End as Grizabella in Cats.

Joining this talented line-up is Basienka Blake (Casualty) as Fraulein Kost, Charles Hagerty(The Bodyguard, West End) as Cliff Bradshaw, James Paterson (The Phantom Of The Opera, West End) as Herr Schultz, and Nick Tizzard (Doc Martin) as Ernst Ludwig. 

Cabaret Production Photos Bill Kenwright Productions

The ensemble features Gemma ArcherJoseph DockreeFrancis ForemanSophie HirstMary HodgkinsonSara MorleyHannah NicholasOliver RollBen RutterCatherine Saunders,and Tom Scanlon

Cabaret Production Photos Bill Kenwright Productions

Tickets for Cabaret are on sale now priced from £20.50. Each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee. Group discounts are available Tuesday to Thursday.

Storyhouse has a dynamic pricing policy on the majority of shows, ensuring the earlier you book your tickets, guarantees the best seats at the lowest price. 

Please note, Cabaret is suitable for aged 14 upwards as the show contains nudity. 


The most stunningly fresh and imaginative revival 

of a classic musical that I have ever seen’ 

The Independent 

‘A show stopper’ 

Daily Mail 


Sunday Express 


Evening Standard

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Tuesday 24 September 2019 – Saturday 28 September 2019


Hunter Street, Chester, CH1 2AR

Tuesday 24 September 2019 at 7.30pm

Wednesday 25 September 2019 at 2.30pm

Wednesday 25 September 2019 at 7.30pm

Thursday 26 September 2019 at 2.30pm

Thursday 26 September 2019 at 7.30pm

Friday 27 September 2019 at 7.30pm

Saturday 28 September 2019 at 2.30pm

Saturday 28 September 2019 at 7.30pm

Please note the show is suitable for aged 14 upwards as contains nudity 

Tickets from £20.50 – each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee 

Dynamic Pricing: Book early to guarantee cheapest and best seats 

Group discounts are available Tuesday to Thursday


Online:            Visit www.storyhouse.com

By Phone:       Call 01244 409 113

In person:       Visit the Ticket Kiosks at Storyhouse, Hunter Street, Chester, CH1 2AR 

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