How Art Imitates Life

A couple of weeks ago, I was in the opening night audience of the Woodbury Sketch Club’s “Cabaret.” The show was wonderfully acted, danced, and sung; the set design, costumes, and lighting catapulted the viewers back in time to the seedy underbelly of Berlin, 1931. But most importantly, the show was directed deftly by Pat Mangano, who captured the sociopolitical aspects of a Germany caught up in the madness of Adolf Hitler’s quest for a new world order…