Delia Hannah to play Grizabella in Adelaide and Perth

CATS Delia Hannah as GrizabellaDelia Hannah, a crown of Australian musical theatre royalty, has been confirmed to play the role of Grizabella The Glamour Cat in the Adelaide and Perth seasons of CATS.

Starring in over 34 international tours of the greatest musicals ever produced, Delia’s accolades include a 2010 Helpmann Award nomination for Best Actress as well as a Green Room Award nomination for the role Adelaide and Perth is set to see her play.

Delia has earned her place as a superstar of musical theatre from numerous other leading roles, including:- Fantine in Les Miserables (Cameron Mackintosh’s original and 10th anniversary productions), Florence in Chess (Australian and New Zealand productions), Roxy Hart in Chicago, The Bakers Wife in Into the Woods (Auckland Theatre Company), Anita in West Side Story, Eva Peron in Evita, Annette in Nick Enright’s Beach Blanket Tempest, Miss Santiago in The Buddy Holly Story, Glinda in The Wizard of Oz (GFO) and Mrs Peachum in The Threepenny Opera (Silo).

Delia won the prestigious Sydney Critics Circle Award for her performance as Mrs Johnston in Blood Brothers, and both Mo and Variety Club awards for her performance as Rose Vibert in Aspects of Love – a role she played in Australia and the UK.

“What a joy it is to be joining this stunning new production of CATS and what a brilliant cast!,” said Delia Hannah. “I can’t wait to return in the role of my favorite feline, the sublimely poignant Grizabella.”

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic stage production begins in Adelaide on Friday 18 March at the Adelaide Festival Centre and in Perth on Saturday 16 April at the Crown Theatre. For more information, visit: for details.

Image: Delia Hannah as Grizabella The Glamour Cat in CATS (supplied)