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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Marty Lauter and more join revival of ‘Cabaret’

The new staging of “Cabaret” will begin performances in April.

Marty Lauter (Credit: Benji Rivera)

Further casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway revival of “Cabaret.” The previously announced production, directed by Rebecca Frecknall, will begin previews on April 1 and officially open on April 21 at the August Wilson Theatre — which will be transformed into the seedy Kit Kat Club, the primary space where “Cabaret” is set.

Among the newly announced cast members is Marty Lauter, a Broadway alum known to television viewers for their appearance as “Marcia Marcia Marcia” on Season 15 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Lauter, who previously appeared on the Main Stem in the 2018 revival of “Hello, Dolly!,” will take on the role of Victor in “Cabaret.”

Also joining the revival are Gabi Campo as Frenchie, Ayla Ciccone-Burton as Helga, Colin Cunliffe as Hans, Loren Lester as Herman/Max, David Merino as Lulu, Julian Ramos as Bobby, MiMi Scardulla as Texas and Paige Smallwood as Rosie, with swings including Hannah Florence, Pedro Garza, Christian Kidd, Corinne Munsch, Chloé Nadon-Enriquez and Karl Skyler Urban.

They will appear alongside the previously reported Eddie Redmayne as the Emcee, Gayle Rankin as Sally Bowles, Bebe Neuwirth as Fraulein Schneider, Ato Blankson-Wood as Clifford Bradshaw, Steven Skybell as Herr Schultz, Natascia Diaz as Fraulein Kost/Fritzie and Henry Gottfried as Ernst Ludwig.

Additional casting, by the Telsey Office, is still to be announced.

“Cabaret” features a score by John Kander and Fred Ebb and a book by Joe Masteroff, based on both John Van Druten’s play “I Am a Camera” and stories by Christopher Isherwood. Set in Berlin on the eve of the rise of the Third Reich, the musical follows the relationship between American writer Clifford Bradshaw and singer Sally Bowles as they navigate the underground community of the hedonistic Kit Kat Club.

“Cabaret” is being produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Underbelly, Gavin Kalin Productions, Hunter Arnold, Smith & Brant Theatricals and Wessex Grove.