Theater: Musicals

Production: 'Cabaret' (See all 7 roles)

Emcee /Master of Ceremonies (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "Cabaret." Synopsis: "The winner of multiple Tony and Olivier awards, 'Cabaret' is the story of extraordinary people in a nation under tension and anarchy, and how that cha...more

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Males & Females, ages 18-64, All Ethnicities

Role Description

Emcee /Master of Ceremonies: (Lead) tenor, middle C to high C sharp), seeking a male or female actor of indeterminate age to play relatively androgynous, the host at the Kit Kat Klub, presented as a gender-neutral character, actor must be comfortable with being close to both men and women, character is mercurial and unpredictable, and requires a performer comfortable with taking huge risks and implementing improvisational skills in performance, actor must be charismatic, hugely sympathetic and likable, yet a little bit scary, think of this character as a slow-motion car crash that you don’t want to watch, but can’t quite stop watching, role is both comedic and dramatic, and requires agile stage movement and dance, character speaks with a German accent.