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The distinctive look of the characters in Cats makes specialist wigs essential. This article analyses the professional wigs used in Replica productions.

Costs[]

The wigs used onstage for Cats are generally made from Yak hair, take 40 hours to make, and are worth, according to different accounts, at least £1,800 (UK Tour)[1] to $2500 (US Tour 5)[2] or $3000 (original Broadway)[3] The wigs are fully ventilated - every hair is knotted into the base by hand. Grizabella's wig is the exception - due to its length and softer styling, her wig has always been made of human hair as is more usual for theatrical wigs.

Construction[]

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