Richard Sisson compares recordings of Kander and Ebb's 1966 musical 'Cabaret'
Quirky sound composition inspired by the songs of crickets, created from field recordings of the insects, electronically-treated calls and songs, as well as music and human voices. Show more
In November 1966 the hit musical opened on Broadway. Its director, Hal Prince, recalls the award-winning show, set in Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power. Show more
Kirsty Lang talks to John Kander, composer of Cabaret, New York New York and Chicago and one half of the hugely successful Broadway partnership Kander and Ebb. Show more
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Performer: Jennifer Johnston (Mezzo)
Performer: Alisdair Hogarth (Piano)
Recording date: 09 March 2013
Date of broadcast: 15 October 2013 Show more
Michelle Ryan takes on the role of Sally Bowles in Cabaret, while Judy Finnigan talks about her first novel. Plus The UN's International Day of The Girl. With Jenni Murray. Show more
Exploring the partnership of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon, beginning in 1966 with Fosse directing the film Sweet Charity, starring Shirley MacLaine in the role made famous by Bob's wife Gwen on Broadway.