What is it? In 1939, T.S. Eliot published a book of poetry for children called Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. This collection (which eventually inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning musical) serves as the basis for this Charleston Ballet Theatre production. Kids Do Cats will be performed by elementary-aged ballerinas (and ballerinos) outfitted in “unbelievable costumes and make-up,” dancing to music from Lady and the Tramp, The Aristocats, Ted Nugent, and The Stray Cats.

Why see it? Professionally-designed costumes, foot-tapping tunes, and adorable, aspiring dancers.

Who should go? If your kid’s in the show, you should definitely go. If not, the production still provides a great opportunity to check out the always-professional CBT.

PICCOLO SPOLETO • $15-$20 • 1 hour • May 31 at 1 and 3 p.m. • Charleston Ballet Theatre, 477 King St. •
(888) 374-2656

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