Artisan Center Theater presents
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Based on Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
“Prologue – Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats” additional material written by Trevor Nunn and Richard Stilgoe; ”Memory” additional material written by Trevor Nunn.
Directed by Reid Horton
Choreographed by Brittany Jenkins
Music Direction by Richard Gwozdz
CATS runs October 12, 2018 through November 3, 2018.
Hurst, Texas, September 27, 2018 – CATS opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, October 12, 2018 and runs through Saturday, November 3, 2018. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning October 20. Reserved seating tickets are $24.00 for adults, $22.00 for students and seniors, and $12.00 for children 12 and under. Monday through Thursday tickets are $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200.
Cats is set amongst a larger-than-life junkyard playground and is alive with purr-fect felines including Rum Tum Tugger, Mr. Mistoffelees, Macavity, Jennyanydots, Old Deuteronomy, Skimbleshanks and Grizabella.
The Jellicle Cats come out to play on one special night of the year—the night of the Jellicle Ball. One by one they tell their stories for the amusement of Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, who must choose one of the Cats to ascend to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life.
FEATURED IN CATS ARE:
BOMBALURINA: Roxi Taylor, Danielle Eslami
BUSTOPHER JONES: Luis Quezada
CASSANDRA: Emily Phyathep
DEMETER: Heather Sturdevant, Valerie Walker
ELECTRA: Lizzy Davis, Angelina Stephens
ETCETERA: Devon Harper, Jacqueline Gimmler
GUS: Reid Horton
GRIZABELLA: Elaycia “Layci” Jones, Mary Ridenour
JELLYLORUM: Shelley Brook, ChristaCarol Jones
JEMIMA: Lauren Sphar, Hannah Baker
JENNYANYDOTS: Kristy Conway
KITTEN: Jimmy Jones, Jake Jones
MISTER MISTOFFELEES: Maclain Rhine
MUNGOJERRIE/MACAVITY: Tanner Cockrum, Ian Nance
MUNKUSTRAP: Elias Roman
OLD DEUTERONOMY: Michael Hasty, Dale Schultz
RUM TUM TUGGER: Jared Kyle
RUMPLETEAZER: Amber Bufkin, Mikayla Medford
SKIMBLESHANKS: Griffin Hoch, Mason Vales
TANTOMILE: Michelle Roberts, Piper Daniel
VICTORIA: Ireland Reneau
SUMMARY OF CATS
Who: Artisan Center Theater, a 196 seat theater-in-the-round
When: October 12, 2018 – November 3, 2018
Where: Artisan Center Theater - Main Stage, 444 East Pipeline Road, Hurst, Texas
Director: Reid Horton
Showtimes: 7:30pm on M/T/Th/F/Sat with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning October 20.
Tickets: Reserved seats are: $24.00 for adults, $22.00 for students and seniors, and $12.00 for children 12 and under. Monday through Thursday tickets are $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under.
Reservations: Call 817-284-1200; website: www.ArtisanCT.com
ABOUT THE THEATER:
Artisan Center Theater produces eight full scale Broadway style musicals in their 195-seat theater-in-the-round. Artisan also stages three additional plays on the its 150-seat thrust stage located on Second Stage. Also on Second Stage, Artisan Children's Theater produces six children's shows each year where children perform for children. As part of their mission to create opportunities to experience uplifting family-friendly theater, Artisan offers a complete program of theatrical education, dance and performing arts classes throughout the year. Opening in 2003 and now serving more than 90,000 patrons each year, Artisan Center Theater is located at 444 E Pipeline Rd. in Hurst, Texas. The theater is closed on Sunday. For more information on Artisan visit www.ArtisanCT.com.
Photographer – Al Smith
Featured in Photo – Elaycia “Layci” Jones
Coming next to Artisan Main Stage is
Meet Me in St. Louis
November 16, 2018 – December 22, 2018