Broadhurst Theatre, (11/20/1966 - 3/04/1967)
Imperial Theatre, (3/07/1967 - 10/02/1968)
Broadway Theatre, (10/07/1968 - 9/06/1969)

First Preview: Nov 02, 1966
Opening Date: Nov 20, 1966
Closing Date: Sep 06, 1969
Total Previews: 21
Total Performances: 1165

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Berlin, Germany. 1929-30. Before the start of the Third Reich.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization

Produced by Harold Prince; Produced in association with Ruth Mitchell

Book by Joe Masteroff; Based on the play "I Am a Camera" by John Van Druten; Based on stories by Christopher Isherwood; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Musical Director: Harold Hastings; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by David Baker

Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Ronald Field

Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Hair Design by D. Rusty Bonaccorso

General Manager: Carl Fisher; Company Manager: Warren O'Hara

Production Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell; Stage Manager: James Bronson

Kit Kat Band: Maryann Burns, Janice Mink, Nancy Powers and Viola Smith; Original Cast Album on Columbia Records; Copyist Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus

Press Representative: Mary Bryant and Ellen Levene; Casting: Shirley Rich; Dance Captain: Bruce Becker; Advertising: Ingram Ash

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Opening Night Cast

Bert ConvyClifford Bradshaw
Jack GilfordHerr Schultz
Jill HaworthSally Bowles
Lotte LenyaFraulein Schneider
Joel GreyMaster of Ceremonies
Peg MurrayFraulein Kost
Edward WinterErnst Ludwig
Jere AdmireBobby
Kit Kat Boy
Barbara AlstonFrenchie
Kit Kat Girl
Ray BaronBartender
Bruce BeckerGerman Sailor
Steven BoockvorGerman Sailor
Frank BouleyMaitre D'
Roger BriantGerman Sailor
Kathie DaltonTexas
Kit Kat Girl
Mary EharaOne of "Two Ladies"
Sol FriederHerr Erdmann
Pat GoslingMaria
Kit Kat Girl
John HerbertMax
Howard KahlCustom Official
Tresha KellyTelephone Girl
Mara LandiFrau Wendel
Miriam Lehmann-HauptFrau Kruger
Bert MichaelsVictor
Kit Kat Boy
Eugene MorganHerr Wendel
Jayme MylroieGreta
Ed NolfiGerman Sailor
Rita O'ConnorOne of "Two Ladies"
Marianne SelbertFritzie
Kit Kat Girl
Robert SharpFelix
Bonnie WalkerRosie
Kit Kat Girl
Lynn WinnLulu
Kit Kat Girl

Standby: Penny Fuller (Sally Bowles)

Understudies: Sol Frieder (Herr Schultz), John Herbert (Ernst Ludwig), Mara Landi (Fraulein Kost), Bert Michaels (Master of Ceremonies), Peg Murray (Fraulein Schneider), Jayme Mylroie (Sally Bowles) and Edward Winter (Clifford Bradshaw)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 1967 Best Musical [winner] 

Book by Joe Masteroff; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Produced by Harold Prince; Produced in association with Ruth Mitchell

winner 1967 Best Composer and Lyricist [winner] 

Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb

 1967 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Jack Gilford

 1967 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Lotte Lenya

winner 1967 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 

Joel Grey

 1967 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Edward Winter

winner 1967 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 

Peg Murray

winner 1967 Best Scenic Design [winner] 

Boris Aronson

winner 1967 Best Costume Design [winner] 

Patricia Zipprodt

winner 1967 Best Choreography [winner] 

Ronald Field

winner 1967 Best Direction of a Musical [winner] 

Harold Prince


music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb

ACT 1 Sung By
WillkommenMaster of Ceremonies and Company
So What?Fraulein Schneider
Don't Tell MamaSally Bowles and Girls
Telephone SongThe Company
Perfectly MarvelousClifford Bradshaw and Sally Bowles
Two LadiesMaster of Ceremonies and Two Ladies
It Couldn't Please Me MoreFraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz
Tomorrow Belongs to MeMaster of Ceremonies and Waiters
Why Should I Wake Up?Clifford Bradshaw and Sally Bowles
The Money SongMaster of Ceremonies and Girls
MarriedFraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz
MeeskiteHerr Schultz
Tomorrow Belongs to Me (Reprise) Fraulein Kost, Ernst Ludwig and Guests
ACT 2 Sung By
If You Could See HerMaster of Ceremonies and Girls
Married (Reprise) Fraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz
If You Could See Her (Reprise) Master of Ceremonies and Bobby (Kit Kat Boy)
What Would You Do?Fraulein Schneider
CabaretSally Bowles
FinaleClifford Bradshaw, Sally Bowles, Fraulein Schneider, Herr Schultz, Master of Ceremonies and The Company

Replacement/Transfer Info

The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.

Broadhurst Theatre

(11/20/1966 - 3/4/1967)

Dance Captain: Steven Boockvor.


Penny Fuller
Sally Bowles
Carol Hanzel
Kit Kat Girl
Signe Hasso
Fraulein Schneider
Erika Kerry
Kit Kat Girl

Standby: Jill Haworth (Sally Bowles).

Understudy: Carol Perea (Kit Kat Girl).

Imperial Theatre

(3/7/1967 - 10/2/1968)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Ed Aldridge.

Assistant Press Representative: Leslie Coven; Dance Captain: Steven Boockvor.


Sandra Brewer
Kit Kat Girl
Susanne Carroll
Kit Kat Girl
Ray Chabeau
German Sailor
John Cunningham
Clifford Bradshaw (Jul 31, 1968 - ?)
Fraulein Schneider (Jun 10, 1968 - ?)
Penny Fuller
During vacation
Sally Bowles
Curtis Hood
German Sailor
Ken Kercheval
Clifford Bradshaw (Aug 26, 1968 - ?)
Mara Landi
During vacation
Fraulein Kost
Peg Murray
Fraulein Schneider (Mar 6, 1967 - Mar 18, 1967)
George Reinholt
Broadway debut
Ernst Ludwig
Martin Ross
Master of Ceremonies
George Voskovec
Herr Schultz (Jun 10, 1968 - ?)

Standby: Anita Gillette (Sally Bowles).

Understudy: George Reinholt (Clifford Bradshaw).

Broadway Theatre

(10/7/1968 - 9/6/1969)

Musical Director: Michael Forman.

Stage Manager: Ed Aldridge; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tom Stone.

Press Representative: David Rothenberg; Dance Captain: Bonnie Walker.


Bill Allsbrook
German Sailor
Ray Baron
Chevi Colton
Frau Wendel
Tandy Cronyn
Sally Bowles (Jun 30, 1969 - ?)
Jay Fox
Kit Kat Boy
Rhoda Gemignani
Fraulein Kost
Anita Gillette
Sally Bowles (Nov 4, 1968 - ?)
Chele Graham
Kit Kat Girl
Melissa Hart
Sally Bowles (Jul 28, 1969 - ?)
Larry Kert
Clifford Bradshaw (Dec 9, 1968 - ?)
Sandy McPherson
Kit Kat Girl
Tod A. Miller
German Sailor
Ralph Nelson
German Sailor
Lenora Nemetz
Kit Kat Girl
Joan Paige
Kit Kat Girl
Carol Perea
Carol Petrie
Robert Scherkenbach
Kit Kat Boy
Lorraine Serabian
Frau Wendel
Ken Sherber
Doug Spingler
German Sailor
Fran Storey
Alfred Toigo
Clifford Bradshaw
Michael Toles
Kit Kat Boy
George Voskovec
Herr Schultz
Bonnie Walker
One of "Two Ladies"
Susan Willis
Fraulein Schneider (Jun 3, 1969 - ?)
Erica Yohn
Frau Wendel

Standby: Despo (Fraulein Schneider), Judy MacMurdo (Sally Bowles).

Understudy: Chevi Colton (Fraulein Kost), Robert Scherkenbach (Master of Ceremonies).

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