The Cabaret Girl

Ohio Light Opera

Catalog #: TROY1103-04
Release Date: February 1, 2009
Format: Digital

Jerome Kern wrote The Cabaret Girl at the suggestion of London producer George Grossmith who, teaming with famed literary figure P.G. Wodehouse, provided the book and lyrics. The show opened at London's Winter Garden theater on September 18, 1922. The show ran for 361 performances and showcases both the unparalleled wit and sentimentality of Wodehouse and the inexhaustible melodic genius of Jerome Kern.


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Title Composer Performer
The Cabaret Girl Jerome Kern Ohio Light Opera, Michael Borowitz, conductor


  • "What is most impressive is that just about every song makes one feel good!...Conductor Michael Borowitz brings sparkle to a score that demands it...a definite Grabbit!"

    – Keene Sentinel

  • "'s not the plot that makes it a winner. The performance helps a lot too. It's fresh and smiling,...a real pick-me-up for the listener."

    – American Record Guide

  • "[Ohio Light Opera's] usual lush, well-drilled chorus and superb orchestra with Michael Borowitz conducting, back up the antics...find a comfy chair and a nice, very large glass of champagne and enjoy this frothy, well-performed gem."

    – Opera News

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