Monmouth Community Players to present “Cabaret” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, 23, 29 and 30 and at 2 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31, at Cumston Hall.

The play is written by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff, directed by Vincent Ratsavong, and musically directed by Monmouth native Rebecca Caron.

Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee (Adam P. Blais), Sally Bowles (Lindsay Cagney) and a raucous ensemble (Michael Litchfield, Christine Gill, Sarah Wing, Olivia Mayo, Becca Hodgdon, Aaron Louque, Brandon Chaloux, Jeffery Fairfield and Cody Watson) take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd — and to leave their troubles outside. When American writer Clifford Bradshaw (Derrick Lacasse) travels to Berlin in search of inspiration, he finds it in Sally and they begin a torrid affair. However, outside their door, the Nazis’ impending rise to power heralds a brutal end to their decadent way of life. The cast is rounded out by Fraulein Schneider (Lucy Poland), Herr Schultz (Ray Fletcher) and a young boy (Corbin Bourgoin.

Tickets cost $14 for general admission, or $12 for students and seniors. For tickets, call 800-838-3006, or visit Tickets will be available at the door. This production is intended for mature audiences.

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