Sienna Miller to replace Emma Stone in Cabaret

Sienna Miller to replace Emma Stone in Cabaret

Perfectly marvelous! Sienna Miller will star as Sally Bowles in Cabaret on Broadway. The stage and screen star is set to replace Emma Stone in the role opposite Alan Cumming’s Emcee from February 17. As previously reported, Stone will play her last performance in the Roundabout Theatre Company production on February 15. Miller will remain with the revival until it ends its limited engagement on March 29 at Studio 54.Miller made her Broadway debut in 2009 in Roundabout’s After Miss Julie; her other stage credits include As You Like It and Flare Path. She can currently be seen in movie theaters co-starring opposite Bradley Cooper in Clint Eastwood's American Sniper. Additional screen credits include Layer Cake, Interview, The Edge of Love, Factory Girl, Casanova, GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Girl, Foxcatcher and the upcoming Unfinished Business and High Rise.

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Why do Broadway shows close?

Why do Broadway shows close?

It's one of the harsh, universal truths of theater: shows close. And sometimes much sooner than fans of the show would like. Frequently, when a show announces the date of its final performance, fans will decry the news on social media. “Oh, nooooooooo! Why is it closing? It's so good!”

There are a variety of reasons why a Broadway show might post a closing notice. It's mostly a business decision, but there are also the star's schedule and temperament to take into account, as well as the time of year, and the critical response to the show. Most closures fall into one of the following categories:

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