Winner! 2010 Kleban Prize for Most Promising Musical Theatre Lyricist
The Taxi Cabaret follows six people in their twenties during their first year in New York City. Scott, an aspiring novelist, discovers that you do not have to suffer to write. Mark and Sara test their relationship when they move in together. Zach lives an E-ZPass lifestyle, staying safely in the closet, while the eternally unlucky but relentlessly optimistic Karen falls for him, only to have her heart broken. C.C. is an actress/temp who longs for something in her life that will last more than sixteen bars.
"If you're someone who frets about the future of American musicals, you'll hail The Taxi Cabaret." - Backstage.
"Peter Mills . . . could win this year's Stephen Sondheim Successor Award in a walk." - The Village Voice
The Taxi Cabaret was originally produced by the Prospect Theater Company; premiering in February of 2000 at the Duplex Cabaret Theater in New York City.