Act Up's 2020 summer show is the award-winning musical "Cabaret"!**

“In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920’s draw to a close, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures them they will forget all their troubles at the Cabaret. With the Emcee’s bawdy songs as wry commentary, Cabaret explores the dark, heady, and tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives and expatriates as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Cliff, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, is immediately taken with English singer Sally Bowles. Meanwhile, Fräulein Schneider, proprietor of Cliff and Sally’s boarding house, tentatively begins a romance with Herr Schultz, a mild-mannered fruit seller who happens to be Jewish. Musical numbers include “Willkommen,” “Cabaret,” “Don’t Tell Mama” and “Two Ladies.”

ACTORS: Click here for “Cabaret Virtual Audition Info”! Deadline is April 13!

**Answer to the Cabaret quiz question on Facebook is, ALL of these gentlemen have played the Emcee in “Cabaret”!   From left:  John Stamos – 2002, Jon Secada – 2003, Raul Esparza – 2001, Neil Patrick Harris –  2003.

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Act Up Theatre is a nonprofit 501c3 organization, started in 2010 in Fargo, ND-Moorhead, MN to provide musical performing opportunities to high school and college students with a focus on productions that “save and change lives by positively instigating social change”.

MISSION:  To inspire, amaze, challenge, educate and empower young artists and audiences through exceptional performing art.

VISION:  It is Act Up’s vision to nurture and inspire future leaders to use their voices and their art to spur social change, thus instigating a more conscious community and a more compassionate world.  Through the production of contemporary, issues-based musical theater, we will train and support the next generation of theatre artists and celebrate the essential power of musical theatre to illuminate our common humanity.

Learn more about Act Up in this video (Created by Act Up Alum/filmmaker Devon Solwold)

Previous Act Up shows in Fargo-Moorhead:

“The Theory of Relativity”

“American Idiot”
“Bare”

“Spring Awakening”

“Rent”
“Next to Normal”

“13”

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