CATS The Musical

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I headed along to the opening night of CATS at The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent on Monday evening and had mixed feelings of anticipation and curiosity. I had seen Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s world-famous production once before many years ago in France and had some sense of what it was all about but still couldn’t fathom an eloquent description of what the story entails other than “it’s about cats.” Suffice to say I was looking forward to seeing it and adding this classic production to my musical theatre repertoire.

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THE REVIEW: Hairspray The Musical

 

The cast of Hairspray. Credit Ellie Kurttz (1).jpg.jpgYou know when you’ve seen a film but you can’t recall the storyline and would even be hard pushed to recall any character’s names but can still say that you enjoyed it and generally give it a thumbs up? Well that was my experience of Hairspray (2007, featuring Zac Efron for reference) up until last night. I went along to the Regent Theatre too see the stage production and I knew it was going to be good. But this was GOO-OOOD!

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