“Cabaret,” the pre-World War II-set play about the infamous Kit Kat Klub, takes to the Austin stage as part of Roundabout Theatre Company’s 50th anniversary. Contributed by Texas Performing Arts. Photo by Joan Marcus

This acclaimed masterpiece from Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall is returning to Austin. At “Cabaret,” you’ll be welcomed to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the emcee, Sally Bowles, and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd and leave their troubles behind.

But as life in pre-World War II Germany grows more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through these dangerous times?

Details: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday. $30-$115. 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. 512-471-9166, texasperformingarts.org.