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May 13 - June 12, 2022

A Cabaret Performance Celebrating 40 Years

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Celebrate NCTC’s milestone birthday with a magically melodious performance of iconic numbers from a songbook of over 50 musical productions that have lit up our stage. Featuring hit songs from blockbuster mega-musicals like Avenue Q, Dirty Little Showtunes, and Head Over Heels to hidden gems from indie darlings, these original arrangements and brand-new medleys are sure to have you singing with joy.


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Curated by Ed Decker, Dennis Lickteig, and Joe Wicht

Directed by Dennis Lickteig

Musical direction and arrangements by Joe Wicht

Cast: McKay Elwood, William Giammona, Catalina Kumiski, Anthony Rollins-Mullens*,  and Jacqueline De Muro.

*Appears courtesy of Actor's Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the U.S.

Playing May 13-June 12, 2022


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NCTC is extending FREE exchanges to ALL ticket holders so that you can easily change your tickets if you are ill or have COVID exposure. These performances will have limited capacity seating in the Decker Theatre.  Our theatre uses hospital grade hydroxyl generators that sanitize air and surfaces and run throughout the space before and after performances. 


All guests must present ID with photo and full name and proof of vaccination. Face coverings will also be required in the theatre space. Find our most up-to-date health and safety policies here.



"Toe-tapping, heart-warming, and eye-popping ... an evening to be relished." - Theatre Eddy's


“Every performance—singing, acting, puppetry, dancing—excels. Great talent lives at NCTC.” - Theatrius


“Retreat to a safe place where you can laugh ... For LGBT people (and our allies), one of those places is New Conservatory Theatre Center” - Talkin' Broadway




Ed Decker is a recipient of KQED’s Local Hero Award and named a Theatre Bay Area 40@40 Honoree


Dennis Lickteig has directed countless productions at NCTC including Avenue Q, Still at Risk, The Nance, and Sordid Lives


Joe Wicht is winner of Bay Area Reporter's Bestie Award for Best LGBT Musician (2018)

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