Musical. By Pat Hume. Music arranged by Don M. Dorsey.
Cast: 8m., 5w., plus extras of either gender. Also suitable for an all-female cast. In this family friendly production featuring audience participation, an outrageous cat whose talents include karate and custard pies adds new twists to a favorite tale. Dick and a haughtily disdainful cat team up to seek their fortunes in London. A wealthy merchant hires Dick as a kitchen boy. The cantankerous cook makes life miserable for Dick and impossible for his cat. "Pussycat" escapes by boarding the merchant's ship bound for Morania. Morania is plagued with mice. The cat gets rid of them in an amusing way and becomes a queen. The ship returns to London heaped with gold and jewels for Dick in exchange for his wondrous cat. Charming music with clever character lyrics. No sets necessary. 14th-century costumes. Approximate running time: 35 to 45 minutes.