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On 1st September 1986, Cats opened at Helsingin Kaupunginteatteri (Helsinki City Theatre), Finland and ran until December 1988.[1][2] This was a non-replica production. Many characters had alternates, and there was a large ensemble of named chorus cats as well as swings and a "Cats Chorus" of booth singers.

Production Specifics


As a non-replica production, the character roles varied from the usual arrangement: Growltiger was a full character or played by Munkustrap; Bustopher Jones was a full character; Griddlebone played by Jennyanydots, Cassandra or Coricopat; Coricopat was female.

Cast

Role Translation Cast Alternate
Alonzo / Mungojerrie Cattivo / Jengamurri Peter Stamford Langry Chellaf
Bombalurina Tuijalleriina Irina Milan Sinikka Sokka
Bustopher Jones Kerhonen B. Jyrki Kovaleff Stig Fransman
Cassandra Kissantra Tuula Hyyryläinen Päivi Rissanen
Coricopat Koriko-Pat Marjatta Jaatinen Päivi Rissanen
Demeter Jokaste Maijeli Liikanen Kirsi Ljungberg
George / Macavity Yrjö / Macavity Jens Walentinsson Kimmo Sandell
Lady Griddlebone Lady Kylkiluu Kristiina Elstelä Helena Haaranen
Grizabella Misabella Eija Ahvo Monica Aspelund
Growltiger Murr-Roope Heikki Kinnunen Arto Rintamäki
Jellylorum Jellimaari Riitta Havukainen Mari Rantasila
Jemima Jemina Helena Pasanen Tarja Tuominen
Jennyanydots Annu Pannunen Kristiina Elstelä Kaisa Torkkel
Mistoffelees / Pollicle Mistofeli / Pollikki Harri Heikkinen Jyri Pulkkinen
Munkustrap Munkossun Arto Rintamäki
Old Deuteronomy Deutoronomi Kosti Kotiranta
Quaxo Kakskuu Ulla Tapaninen Prijo Bergström
Rum Tum Tugger Runtunranttu Jarkko Rantanen
Rumpelteazer Rämppätintti Maire Alho Riitta Saastamoinen
Rumpelteazer Rämppätintti Marjut Rönkkö
Skimbleshanks Toppa-Roy Seppo Pääkkönen
Tantomile Kermaviili Riikka Korpi-Tommola Pia Karaspuro
Tumblebrutus / Rumpus Cat Rymy-Edward / Rampokissa Jukka Perkiö Sami Saikkonen
Victoria Eläkööli Helena Haarainen Pia Karaspuro
Ensemble Cats
Role Translation Cast Alternate
Aprilli Jaana Schorin
Gilbert Hongbong Risto Autio
Lilli Helena Pasanen Tarja Tuominen
Lilli Kirsi Ljungberg
Marina Ulla Pihl
Meijuli Kiki Molander
Grumbuskin Rokkonen Marco Bjurström
Russu Kaisa Torkkel
Sibylla Maiju Palo
Swings
Anna Kähärä Anita Pajunen
Marjo-Riitta Kervinen Pirjo Aittomäki
Irma Tapio Kati Bergman
Martti Metsäketo Kari-Hans Kommonen
Jukka Lehtinen Timo Ojala
Vesa Torppa
Cats Chorus
Jari Fyhr Anna Kähärä
Raija-Leena Martikainen Inkeri Peltonen

Cast List (It is not known whether this list represents alternates, or a cast change during the run of the show)

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