Whether she's fronting the Dresden Dolls, portraying conjoined twins, covering Radiohead on the ukulele, or singing songs with fiance Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer imbues her work with a theatrical flair.
That's especially true of her latest project: Palmer stars as the Emcee in the American Repertory Theater's production of Cabaret, the Kander and Ebb musical set in the final days of Germany's Golden Era in 1931, which opens August 31 in Boston.
We asked Palmer to share some of her personal photos from the show's rehearsals, then caught up with her during a break to talk about bringing the 1966 musical (which was later made into a film starring Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey) to life, her way.
Interview by Peter Gaston
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