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Sunday, November 25, 2012


From West End to Broadway and Beyond will have one performance only at the Hexagon Dive in Pietermaritzburg and showcases the sublime voice and supreme artistry of gorgeous Cat Simoni; performer par excellence.

With complete mastery of voice and song and equally at home in the stage musical, rock and pop environments, Cat’s considerable talent can transform well-worn numbers into new-minted gold. The show is trademark Cat. From West End to Broadway and Beyond tells the exhilarating story of how her life in London changed overnight from unknown ‘Westville girl’ pushing numbers in a City accountant's office, to a five-star ‘diva’, delivering top class, high-voltage performances at London's swanky venues; The Ritz, The Dorchester, The Park Lane Intercontinental and Berkeley Square Casino. Cat's hugely entertaining story of her crazy showbiz rollercoaster ride is at once spicy, irreverent and hilarious as she suddenly finds herself rubbing shoulders with high society's rich, eccentric and famous…!

Cat's personal odyssey is the platform from which she delivers some of the biggest showstoppers from some of the biggest shows of all time. From West End to Broadway and Beyond is Cat's homage to the greatest songwriting partnerships ever to grace London's West End and New York's ‘Great White Way’. Unforgettable, timeless show-songs from Rodgers & Hart's wartime Carousel, Lerner & Lowe's glorious My Fair Lady and Camelot, Kander & Ebb's Cabaret and Rice & Lloyd Webber's smash hits Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Phantom of The Opera and Sunset Boulevard are all given the extra-special, inimitable Cat treatment. With her flexible voice and magnetic stage presence, she performs with consummate ease the show-songs that shook the world.

Cat also has some surprises in store...! She just can't resist tossing some of her personal all-time favourites into the 'showtime' mix. Expect her passionate take on iconic pop mega-hits like Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody and Killer Queen, The Eagles' Hotel California and Adele's Someone Like You…to name a few.

From West End to Broadway and Beyond has one performance only in the Hexagon Dive, on the UKZN Pietermaritzburg campus on December 1 at 19h00 for 19h30 (doors open at 18h45). This is a picnic evening, ie bring your food, but no drinks, there is a cash bar. Tickets R80 and tables seat 10. To book e-mail or phone 033 260 5537.