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Jake Shears and Self Esteem be a part of forged of ‘Cabaret’

Jake Shears and Self Esteem be a part of forged of ‘Cabaret’


Jake Shears and Self Esteem have joined the forged of the West Finish manufacturing of Cabaret – watch the official preview video beneath.

Soloist and Scissor Sisters vocalist Shears will be a part of the ‘Prioritise Pleasure’ singer-songwriter (actual identify Rebecca Lucy Taylor) onstage on the Playhouse Theatre’s Equipment Kat Membership from September 25 to January 20.

The pair are entering into the lead roles of Emcee and Sally Bowles, respectively. They’ll take over from present forged members Maude Apatow (Euphoria) and Mason Alexander Park (Quantum Leap).

In an announcement, Taylor stated: “I’ve by no means made a secret of my love of theatre and I couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about attending to make my stage debut as one of many biggest leads of all time.

“I’ve joked for years that there isn’t a want for a Self Esteem musical as a result of Sally’s story covers a lot of the factors. I’m artistically and emotionally raring to tackle this problem.”

Directed by Rebecca Frecknall, the present incarnation of London’s Cabaret opened in 2021. An official description reads: “Successful a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards together with Finest Musical Revival, this intimate and electrifying new manufacturing of Cabaret is London’s hottest ticket. Welcome to the Equipment Kat Membership.

“Some of the profitable musicals of all time, this new West Finish manufacturing options the songs ‘Wilkommen’, ‘Don’t Inform Mama’, ‘Mein Herr’, ‘Possibly This Time’, ‘Cash’ and the title quantity ‘Cabaret’ – with Berlin’s well-known Equipment Kat Membership dropped at life by means of the transformation of London’s Playhouse Theatre.”

It provides: “That is Berlin. Loosen up. Loosen up. Be your self.” Tickets can be found to buy right here.

Shears has beforehand appeared within the likes of Kinky Boots on Broadway and in Los Angeles. Moreover, he penned the lyrics for the 2022 London musical Tammy Faye. Elton John wrote the music for the latter manufacturing.

Self Esteem, in the meantime, performed a fairy in an Oxford pantomime efficiency of Jack And The Beanstalk in 2017/2018. The Sheffield artist later recalled the expertise on social media.

Final yr, she composed the music for Jodie Comer’s West Finish and Broadway play Prima Facie.

Jake Shears launched his second solo album, ‘Final Man Dancing’, in June.



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