Fueled by the bright lights and illusion of fame, we follow seven women on their journey to self-discovery as they struggle with temptation, personal demons and false promises. While trying to revive Detroit’s hottest club in town, the Soul Kittens take customers on the ride of their lives with sultry sex appeal and silky vocals. Along the way, the Soul Kittens learn the real meaning of sisterhood from the yin and yang of reasoning, Good Conscience (Fantasia Barrino) and Bad Conscience (Faith Evans). Written and directed by Nicci Gilbert, this sensational stage musical has been thrilling audiences all over the country and now the Kittens can follow you home.

Studio: Image Entertainment
Year: 2010
Release Date: January 11, 2010
Run time: 147 minutes
Rating: R

Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 mix
Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
Disc Spec: 1 DVD
Region: A

The battle of the consciences  should be the subtitle for this DVD. “Soul Kittens Cabaret” follows seven women on their journey to self- discovery as they struggle with temptation, personal demons and false promises. While trying to revive Detroit’s hottest club in town, the Soul Kittens take customers on the ride of their lives with sultry sex appeal and silky vocals. Along the way, the Soul Kittens learn the real meaning of sisterhood from the yin and yang of reasoning, Good Conscience (Fantasia Barrino) and Bad Conscience (Faith Evans).

The story takes you down the road  of the struggles of running a show and keeping yourself on the good narrow path. If you have a young person in your life and would like to open a discussion about a life in industry this is a a great starting point for the conversation. Fantasia and  Faith  definitely are a well match pair that leave you wanting more of them on screen.

Released by Image Entertainment and written and  directed by Nicci Gilbert (former lead singer of the multi-platinum Grammy nominated group Brownstone), Soul Kittens Cabaret follows seven  women on their journey to self- discovery as they struggle with temptation, personal demons and false promises. While trying to revive Detroit’s hottest club in town, the Soul Kittens take customers on the ride of their lives with sultry sex appeal and silky vocals. Along the way, the Soul Kittens learn the real meaning of sisterhood from the yin and yang of reasoning, Good Conscience (Fantasia Barrino) and Bad Conscience (Faith Evans). The run time is 147 minutes and contains no rating.

Movie Content: 6/10

Final Thoughts

While this is an ambitious musical stage play some luster is lost in the dvd format mainly because of the tacky stage settings. A bit long with only one memorable song- the “Cabaret” title song sung at the end credits!
Overall Rating: 6/10