Context of Cabaret, Allied Artists and ABC Pictures Corp. present an ABC Pictures Corp. production ; a Feuer & Martin production ; music by John Kander ; lyrics by Fred Ebb ; dances and musical numbers by Bob Fosse ; based on the musical play "Cabaret", book by Joe Masteroff ; based on the play by John van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood ; produced on the New York stage by Harold Prince ; screenplay by Jay Presson Allen ; produced by Cy Feuer ; directed by Bob Fosse