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Cats was first staged in Scandinavia at Det Norske Teater in Oslo from November 9, 1985 to January 1987. It was translated into Nynorsk (dialect based version of Norwegian). This production was Non-Replica in most ways except visually, having used John Napier's costumes built in London for this production.

One unique aspect of this production is that it is not Jemima who sings with Grizabella in "Memory", but Grizabella's own younger self.[1]

This production served as the basis for Stockholm 1987.

Creative Team

Translation: Bjørn Endreson

Director/Choreographer: Runar Borge

Costumes: John Napier (Made by The Workshop, London)

Orchestrations

This production used a 14-piece orchestra:

  1. Keyboard I / Piano
  2. Keyboard II / Electric Piano
  3. Keyboard III
  4. Electric Guitar
  5. Bass
  6. Drums
  7. Flute / Soprano Sax / Tenor Sax
  8. Clarinet / Flute / Baritone Sax
  9. Oboe / English Horn
  10. Bassoon
  11. Trumpet I / Piccolo Trumpet / Flugelhorn
  12. Trumpet II / Flugelhorn
  13. Horn
  14. Cello

Cast

Role Original 1985 Cast[2] 1986 Cast[3][4]
Admetus / Macavity Klørigår / Makkentass Erik Wenes
Alonzo Jubalong Calvin Ray Stiggers Jan Ivar Lund
Asparagus / Growltiger Asparges / Brummetiger Øyvind Blunck Sigve Bøe
Bill Bailey Smokkate-Gamling Bjørn Olav Berg (u/s Makkentass)
Bombalurina Bomfallerina Kjersti Alveberg Veslemøy Sparre
Bustopher Jones / Victor Bastian Bull / Kvasaru Trond Pedersen
Carbucketty Surripus Richard Tiedeman Brunæs
Cassandra Merade Merethe Jaquesson (u/s Halmetra)
Coricopat / Peke Koriopatt / Pekingesar Terje Bjørkvold (u/s Lokosjekk)
Demeter Halmetra Marianne Skovli
Electra Spåretta Ingrid Meland
Etcetera Pusine Ann Kristin Jørgensen
Grizabella Siam-Ella Britt Elisabeth Haagensli
Kari Rasmussen (alt)
Kari Rasmussen
George / Rumpus Cat Flattpot / Ron Røvarkatt Jan Huse (u/s Burma-Harry)
Jemima Mjau Solrun Fluge Elin W. Hellesøe
Jellylorum / Griddlebone Jadakatt / Grillebein Iselin Alme Drude Haga (Jadakatt)
Britt Karin Lunden (Grillebein)
Jennyanydots Annepanneflekkf Anne Line Møller
Mistoffelees Metrøffelis Ketil Gudim
Mungojerrie Burma-Harry Jack Hansen
Munkustrap Monkistapp Håvard Engell
Old Deuteronomy Gamle Profetikus Lasse Kolstad
Thorbjørn Lindhjem (alt)
Quaxo Kvakkskor Per Arne Skar
Rum Tum Tugger Rum Tom Tapper Øystein Wiik
Rumpleteazer Rampentussa Ruth Fasting
Skimbleshanks Lokosjekk Wayne McKnight
Tantomile Hurralia Veslemøy Sparre Arlene Wilkes
Victoria Kvitlinga Inger Johanne Rütter
Young Grizabella Unga Mirabella / MjauMjau Aina Oldeide (u/s Siam-Ella)
Female Ensemble Kvesesta Wenche Lund Louise-Bothner-By
Male Ensemble Potefar Svenn Berglund
Female Ensemble Godnattakatt Kari Hæg
Chorus Britt Karin Lunden Wenche Lund (u/s Halmetra)
Per Arnstein Solberg Knut Morten Damm (u/s Monkistapp)
Kjersti Berge (u/s MjauMjau)
Oddbjørn Hanto

Gallery

References

  1. jemimamoon
  2. 1985 Cast, Original
  3. 1986 Cast
  4. Oslo Cast List, stadt-ohne-namen.de/victorias_corner
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