The American Repertory Theater’s upcoming production of Cabaret has inspired The Brattle Theatre to present a film series this weekend that are connected to the Kander and Ebb musical Cabaret based on the stories by Christopher Isherwood. The A.R.T. production (featuring Dresden Doll Amanda Palmer) opens on August 31st and runs through October 29.
The films shown at the Brattle between Friday, August 27 and Sunday, August 29 include Kander and Ebb’s musicals Chicago and New York New York, Bob Fosse’s All that Jazz, The Threepenny Opera with the legendary Lotte Lenya, Christopher Isherwood’s adaptation The Loved One, and his novel A Single Man, made into a recent film by Tom Ford; and Chris & Don: A Love Story – a film about Isherwood himself. For tickets and further information, contact www.brattlefilm.org.