College producing ‘Cabaret’

“Cabaret,” with music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, will be

staged for three weekends at Glendale Community College in the

Auditorium Mainstage Theatre.

The hit musical takes place in troubled 1929 Berlin at the


beginning of the Nazis’ rise to power and at the decadent Kit Kat


Professor Ken Gray is the director. Several “Cabaret” cast members

appeared last year in the college production of “West Side Story,”


including Jeff Leatherwood, playing the central character, Cliff, and

Bonnie McMahan in the lead role of Sally Bowles. Ben Magallanes Jr.

plays the master of ceremonies and Aaron Foley portrays the Nazi

smuggler, Ernst.

Shows are at 8 p.m. on Aug. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 and at 2 p.m.

on Aug. 10, 17 and 24. Tickets are $15, $12 for students and seniors

and $8 each for groups of 10 or more and children 12 and younger. For

reservations, call 240-1000, ext. 5618.


Joyce Rudolph