The cast of Cabaret, directed by Josh Rhodes, at the Old Globe. (© Jim Cox)
Jonas Schwartz – Theatermania
While it’s not new to end the show with the Emcee in concentration camp, Rhodes uses a simple technique of lifting a scrim to show the coats of countless victims who have lost their belongings for the dehumanizing striped pajamas. Audience members noticeably cried due to this harrowing final gut punch. From opening number to gripping finale, this is a uniquely sinister Cabaret. Read more…