CATS to Open At Artisan Center Theater

CATS to Open At Artisan Center TheaterCATS 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, 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.


  • 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
  • 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

Photo credit: Al Smith

Pictured: Elaycia "Layci" Jones

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