Nov 15, 2008

Shameless joy

Kalani Frazier came dancing and singing onto the stage like a cymbal crash of exuberance.

Through the glittery curtain and into the spotlight, she came out with delicious decadence and flagrant, shameless joy.

This, Frazier told the audience, is "Cabaret."

Outside, there might be an economic crisis, but inside is "Cabaret." Outside, the world might be coming to an end, but inside, there's theater and dancing, almost-naked girls. Outside, there might be repression, depression, and recession, but inside, in "Cabaret," you can forget all that.

"Im Cabaret, au Cabaret, to Cabaret," sang Frazier, backed by a chorus of dancing girls in the opening musical number of the Clayton State Theater's presentation of "Cabaret."

Read the full story at the Clayton News Daily: Life is a 'Cabaret'