Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Michael York
and Marisa Berenson appeared Wednesday on NBC's Today to
discuss the 40th anniversary and Blu-ray release of
Director Bob Flosse's Oscar-winning musical drama Cabaret.
The 1972 film is loosely based on the
1966 Broadway musical of the same name, which was adapted from the
1945 book The Berlin Stories
by Christopher Isherwood.
In the film, Minnelli plays Sally
Bowles, an American performing at the Kit Kat Klub in 1931 Berlin
during the last days of the German Weimar Republic. (Embedded is a
clip from Cabaret of Liza Minnelli singing Mein Herr.
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The film broke new ground with a
bisexual character, played by Michael York.
“This was groundbreaking,” York
said on Today.
director Fosse “provocative.”
Berenson said the
film, only her second, “changed my life completely.”
will release Cabaret on Blu-ray on Tuesday, February 5.
the entire Today
segment at NBC.)