Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Cats (The Musical) Love it or Hate it

Last night was the premiere of Cats at the National Arts Centre. I spoke to some people who had seen it before the show and they say you either love it or hate it. . . sounds like a line from Pretty Woman ;)

Well I can't say I am a huge fan of the storyline.  I some point during the second act they lost me. However I must say that the costumes were AMAZING.  My sister in-law couldn't believe how realistic the actors were . . . they must of studied cat behaviour to be able to mimic it so well.  The singing was great and the dancing wow that many actors on one stage and no collisions, very impressive.

The final verdict I wouldn't say I hated it but it wouldn't be classified within my top favorites but wouldn't go in my bottom either. The singing, dancing and costumes saved the show for me. However this is definitely a must see for everyone who enjoys musicals.

Walking out of the theatre you could hear a mix of reviews "I love it! The second act was the best!" or "What was the whole thing on the boat? Not my favorite musical"

Have you seen Cats? Did you enjoy it? There is still time to purchase your tickets at the National Arts Centre (Ottawa) box office.