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The Cat in the Hat – Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Katie Mitchell Director: Suba Das Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin The Cat in the Hat is Dr Seuss’s tonic for keeping kids amused on wet days. Indeed, it is a wet day when the magnificent creature comes calling on a Boy and his older sister Sally. The bored squabbling siblings let the purring pussy in – much to the annoyance of their ...

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Cat in the Hat – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Based on the original book by Dr. Seuss Adaptation: Katie Mitchell Director: Suba Das Reviewer: Dominic Corr Boredom is rife in families today, stretching out activities in an effort to play. When the games have run dry and rain continues to pour, what on earth could the Cat in the Hat have in store? Adapted from the timeless Dr Seuss ...

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When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other – National Theatre, London

Writer: Martin Crimp Director: Katie Mitchell Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The National’s first big show of 2019 was causing controversy long before rehearsals began with the announcement that the show would take place in the small Dorfman theatre and members would have to try their luck in the ballot with everyone else. With plot details in lock-down and warnings of potentially ...

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The Cat in the Hat – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Dr Seuss Adaptor: Katie Mitchell Director: Lillie Collier Reviewer: Matt Forrest “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how.” This is just one of the many quotable lines from the 1957 children’s classic, The Cat in the Hat, by Dr Seuss. The premise is simple: ...

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The Cat in the Hat – The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

Writer: Dr Seuss adapted by Katie Mitchell Director: Lillie Collier Reviewer: Pete Benson The Cat in the Hat is a live version of the book of the same name. Theodor Geisel, better known under the pen name Dr. Seuss, wrote the book in 1957 in response to a perceived ineffectiveness of the then crop of available learning to read books. ...

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The Cat in the Hat – Pleasance One, Edinburgh

Writer: Dr Seuss Adaptor: Katie Mitchell Director: Lille Collier Reviewer: John Roberts The Cat in the Hat is arguably Dr Seuss' best known book, and here in Katie Mitchell's honourable adaptation which received its world premiere at The National Theatre a few years ago has been revived by Paul Taylor-Mills Ltd to enchant and excite children young and old. On ...

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Jephtha – Bristol Hippodrome

Music: George Frideric Handel Libretto: Thomas Morell Director: Katie Mitchell Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4] Keeping his word is second nature to a man of integrity, but to do so, Jephtha must kill his own daughter. In this opera, based on a story in the Old Testament, Jephtha is a soldier, brought back from banishment to lead the Israelites against the ...

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