If you walked by Uránia cinema on Rákoczi street, you might have seen posters for classic plays such as Hamlet or Romeo and Juliet featuring famous film stars such as Benedict Cumberbatch or Jessie Buckley. No, sadly these great performances aren’t coming to Hungary any time soon. However, the National Theatre of London brings it to us through high-quality streams. And now you don’t even have to leave your home for it.
CATS premiered in 1981 at the New London Theatre. Since its debut, it has been seen by more than 73 million people and won various awards including Grammy Awards. Madách Theatre has its own production of CATS: thanks to the smart translation of József Romhányi, Hungarians can enjoy the musical since 1983 – just two years after its premiere in London.