Articles on ‘Cats’

Touring Korea in CATS with Hayden Baum

Hayden Baum as Rum Tum Tugger, Skimbleshanks and Admetus.

WAAPA graduate (and AussieTheatre regular columnist) Stephanie Wall has a coffee with performer fellow WAAPA grad Hayden Baum this week to talk about the ins and outs of working on a large scale international tour. One of the most exhilarating aspects of working in the theatre is being able to perform all over the world… Read more.


Cats – Adelaide

The cast of CATS the musical in Adelaide. Image by Image by Oliver Toth

Cats is one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s longest-running creations (35 years and going strong since its West End debut in 1981).  Trevor Nunn (original director) and Gillian Lynne (original choreographer) and Lloyd Webber created the feline musical based on a collection of poems by T.S. Elliot, peeking into the true lives of cats through a series of vignettes… Read more.


Cats returns to Adelaide – Photo Feature

The cast of CATS the musical in Adelaide. Image by Image by Oliver Toth

CATS the musical opened at the Adelaide Festival Centre over the weekend to standing ovations and full houses. Adelaide-based photographer Oliver Toth attended the official media call at the Festival Theatre and captured these fabulous images of the Cats in action. Delia Hannah reprises the role of Grizabella, returning to Adelaide after 6 years to “let the memory… Read more.


CATS the Musical – Brisbane Season

Dominique Hamilton as Rumpleteaser and Brent Osborne as Mungojerrie in CATS 2015. Image by Hagen Hopkins.

Spanning more than thirty-five years, Cats remains one of the top dance musicals of all time. With a few tweaks and star billing, the London Palladium revival production has opened in Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre at QPAC for a limited season. With a loose over-arching plot, it is the extraordinary talent of the dance ensemble that… Read more.


CATS opens in Brisbane

The cast of CATS 2015. Image by Belinda Strodder

Opening over the weekend in Brisbane is the acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS, which heralds in a new rap number for Rum Tum Tugger, a new tap number, and a new take on Grizabella the glamour cat, played by Delta Goodrem. Aussie Theatre reporter Bobbi-Lea, spoke to Resident Director Stephen Morgante and swing Madeline… Read more.



CATS celebrates 100 shows in revival tour

CATS celebrates 100 shows in revival tour

The Australian cast and crew of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical CATS celebrate 100 performances in the current Australian tour tonight as they take to the stage at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre. Starring Delta Goodrem in the coveted role of Grizabella, CATS has already played seasons in Sydney and Hobart and has enjoyed sold-out performances in Melbourne during… Read more.


Can you score purrfect marks in our Cats Quiz?

The cast of CATS 2015. Image by Belinda Strodder

Are you a Cat God of the Heavy Side Layer, educating felines ready to be born into a new Jellicle Life or a new kitten playfully discovering the joy of Cats? As Cats continues its tour around Australia, try our Cats Quiz. Cats Australian Tour Currently playing at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne until the 24th… Read more.


CATS pounces on Melbourne – Photo Feature

The cast of CATS 2015. Image by Belinda Strodder

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS is all set to pounce on Melbourne this weekend, commencing shows at the Regent Theatre tonight with an official gala opening scheduled for Sunday 20 December. The ensemble cast features 30 of Australia’s most talented triple threat performers and stars pop sensation Delta Goodrem in her first musical theatre… Read more.


Delta Goodrem confirmed for CATS Brisbane season

Delta Goodrem stars in CATS.

It was confirmed today that the full current cast of CATS – including pop sensation Delta Goodrem – will travel with the show to Brisbane for its season at Lyric Theatre, QPAC in 2016. Goodrem, who recently completed her first season with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s acclaimed musical at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre, will take to the QPAC stage… Read more.


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