Cats

Cats

Tickets are now on sale for the autumn programme. PREMIERE 9 SEPTEMBER 2006, last performance 24 February 2007. Once a year a big group of cats meet at a deserted fairground. In the course of a single intense night of bragging, partying, singing and dancing, they compete for the right to one more life. Cats, as we all know, have nine lives to work their way through. In the musical, Cats, you spend the whole night with them. From the time the cats first meet right through until dawn when Profeticus, the oldest and wisest of them, decides the winner. Andrew Lloyd Webber’’s story of these self-willed city cats had its premiere in London in 1981. The production, which is based on T.S. Eliot’s collection of poems, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, was an overnight success. It played in the West End for two decades, has been translated into 10 languages and has been staged in 24 countries. The Goteborg Opera version of Cats has a lot of surprises. Firstly, the performance is in Swedish (translation by Ingela Pling Forsman); secondly, there is a completely new set design and, lastly, you will find the choreography a little different from the original. But there remains everything that has caused audiences to love this musical for the last 25 years – a host of spectacular dance numbers and all of the classic melodies.


Cast

Dirigent
Björn Dobbelaere
Finn Rosengren

Munkustrap - Niklas Andersson
Profetikus - Hans Josefsson
Grizabella - Evelyn Jons
Gus/Growltiger - Per Myrberg
Bustopher Jones - Sten Pernmyr
Jennyanydots - Marianne Schell
Jellylorum/Griddlebone - Nina Norblad
Rum Tum Tugger - Patrik Martinsson
Sam/Mr Mistoffelees - Frankie Lorenzo
Quaxo/Macavity - Oscar Lindén
Demeter - Lisette Pagler
Bombarulina - Karolina Krigsman
George/Skimbleshanks - Glenn Nilsson
Sillabub/Rumpleteazer - Anna Werner
Bill Bailey/Mungojerrie - Alexander Larsson
Victoria - Hanna Linné
Cassandra - Sofie Bengtsson
Tantomile - Katja Kortström
Coricopat - Mattias Andersson
Jemima - Elin Bemark
Electra - Sara Sandgren
Alonso - Magnus Lundgren
Garbo - Mari Lindbäck
Isis - Mio Netzler
Ramses - Sven Törnell
Moses - Mikael Simlund
Shakespeare - Göthe Norehäll
Tintomara - Ingahlill Wagelin
Victor - Tim Liljequist
Exotica - Kitty Chan
Agustus - Edvin Karlsson
Admetus - Pierre Hagman
Plato - Anders Wängdahl
Savannah - Linda Holmgren
Etcetera - Lena Näslund
Tumblebrutus - Ivan Valencia
Pouncival - Timo Lattu

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Team

Dirigent
Björn Dobbelaere
Finn Rosengren

Regi
Hans Berndtsson

Scenograf
Mikael Varhelyi

Kostym
Jaana Fomin

Koreograf
Gunilla Olsson Karlsson

Ljusdesign
Palle Palmé

Ljuddesign
Joachim Bohäll

Information

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats.

  • Genre: Musical
  • Season: 2006/2007
  • First show: 9 Sep 2006
  • Last show: 24 Feb 2007
  • Location:

    Main Stage.

  • Length: approx 2 h 45 min. incl. interval
  • Info:Göteborg Opera Main Stage

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