Already closed | 1h 25m | Midtown W

Mrs. Smith's Broadway Cat-tacular

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Delightful, Entertaining, Must see, Exquisite, Creative

About the show

Everyone’s favorite cat lady has got her claws out when it comes to describing her extensive showbiz history during this story and song-filled musical comedy. More…

Mrs. Smith is a woman on the verge of a cat-based breakdown — in search of her missing cat, Carlyle. To overcome the grief and rage of this “personal apocalypse,” she’s tried psychoanalysis, New Age therapies and, now, mounting a Broadway-style musical spectacular where her bizarre life story is re-enacted in delirious song and dance. With the aid of her dapper Broadway Boys, Mrs. Smith puts her spin on the perilous highs and lows of fame, fortune and superstardom.

1h 25m | Already closed | 47th Street Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (6)


Delightful, Entertaining, Must see, Exquisite, Creative
Avg Score

Clever, Campy, Creative, Hilarious, Great singing

See it if you enjoy popular showtunes cleverly integrated into a cabaret show. You want to see a campy act that can actually SING.

Don't see it if you want it to close too early. This is your fault. How will she ever find Carlyle now? Some off-color humor.


See it if Cool

Don't see it if Yes

Delightful, Funny, Entertaining, Must see, Original

See it if I loved it

Don't see it if Must see


See it if Love cats!

Don't see it if Hate cats


See it if Wonderful

Don't see it if No reason

Great acting, Epic, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if Great n every way

Don't see it if a must see

July 28th, 2015
"'Mrs. Smith’s Broadway Cat-Tacular!' is a decent drag show, but it needs more 'cat,' or something, to really earn that 'tacular...' Overall, the 'Cat-Tacular' has an identity problem. It’s more polished and elaborate than karaoke but not quite cabaret and not quite a play. Drag is feeling a litt...
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July 21st, 2015
"It’s amazing what you can do with a little imagination and a lot of cardboard...It brings back the glory days of shoestring camp entertainment for all...This kind of show doesn’t need to make sense, especially if you have a cocktail or five before seeing it — the liquid courage may also help wit...
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July 20th, 2015
"if it is to appeal to a wider audience, Mrs. Smith's mad little soirée needs less of everything. The 'Cat-Tacular' is too frantic, too hard-sell...The only element of which there is no surfeit is genuine wit...The basic concepts aren't yet funny enough; better writing is wanted, along with more ...
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July 18th, 2015
"Her impassioned narrative veers toward the inane, but so be it. Our motor-mouthed diva's brittle asides and batty digressions also provide amusing occasions for some audience-friendly participation. But it is Hanbury's patently deft and also partly daffy renditions of classic show tunes that are...
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