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“A fantastic show! I can’t remember when last I so enjoyed myself.
Cat is an amazing woman, a superb entertainer and has an absolutely magnificent voice.” 

PROFILE

World-class chanteuse Cat Simoni is sheer musical dynamite and the full entertainment package. With her classic Hollywood beauty, golden voice and gifted musicianship, Cat can hold any audience spell-bound in

multiple musical genres, cabaret-style or from her piano, saxophone and guitar.

 

Her repertoire includes hundreds of pop, rock, jazz, country, golden oldies & musical classics, from old-world glamour, gorgeous Gatsby, jazzy Ella & Duke, through the Great American Songbook and timeless Broadway musicals to Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nina Simone and Barbra Streisand up to Woodstock, ABBA, Elton John, Billy Joel, Freddie Mercury, the Country divas, Rocky Horror and modern hits by divas Adele & Amy Winehouse.  The mercurial Cat will customize her chat-based, delightfully interactive show to perfectly suit

the requirements of any music-loving client.

 

Born in Durban, Cat's career spans some 25 years which have seen her performing her particular brand of

top-class musical entertainment across SA, Europe, the UK and the Middle East.

Resident in London for over a decade, she performed in top venues such as The Ritz, The Dorchester,

The Park Lane Intercontinental and Berkeley Square Casino.

 

Now based in Cape Town, she performs at private functions, corporate events, top festivals

& venues across South Africa and abroad.

 

Some popular shows include:
Wine, Woman & Song!
Golden Oldies
Songs by Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, James Taylor & Carole King
Just me & Elton! A Tribute to Elton John
Ladies of Jazz
Broadway & West End Show Classics
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree

 

An evening with Cat Simoni is an evening of memories, laughs and wonderful music to be

treasured and remembered.

 
“A fantastic show! I can’t remember when last I so enjoyed myself.
Cat is an amazing woman, a superb entertainer and
has an absolutely magnificent voice.” 

PROFILE

World-class chanteuse Cat Simoni is sheer musical dynamite and the full entertainment package. With her classic Hollywood beauty, golden voice and gifted musicianship, Cat can hold any audience spell-bound in

multiple musical genres, cabaret-style or from her piano, saxophone and guitar.

 

Her repertoire includes hundreds of pop, rock, jazz, country, golden oldies & musical classics, from old-world glamour, gorgeous Gatsby, jazzy Ella & Duke, through the Great American Songbook and timeless Broadway musicals to Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nina Simone and Barbra Streisand up to Woodstock, ABBA, Elton John, Billy Joel, Freddie Mercury, the Country divas, Rocky Horror and modern hits by divas Adele & Amy Winehouse.  The mercurial Cat will customize her chat-based, delightfully interactive show to perfectly suit

the requirements of any music-loving client.

 

Born in Durban, Cat's career spans some 25 years which have seen her performing her particular brand of

top-class musical entertainment across SA, Europe, the UK and the Middle East.

Resident in London for over a decade, she performed in top venues such as The Ritz, The Dorchester,

The Park Lane Intercontinental and Berkeley Square Casino.

 

Now based in Cape Town, she performs at private functions, corporate events, top festivals

& venues across South Africa and abroad with a repertoire of more than 30 shows.

 

An evening with Cat Simoni is an evening of memories, laughs and wonderful music to be

treasured and remembered.

Cat has a phenomenal voice that captures your soul.

She had me laughing until I had tears running down my cheeks!’

- Hestia Vlok, National New Business Sales Executive, Rennies Travel

‘I was blown away by Cat's talent and did not want to go home!’

- Celeste Texeira, Club Leisure 

‘Thank you so much for a truly marvellous show - it gets better every time I see it.’

- Lilian

 
 

SHOWS

CAT SOLOS

(Cat on vocals & keys, as well as guitar & sax, show dependent)

 

Just Me & Elton!
London's 5-star Cat sings the best of Elton John.

Cat drinks a champagne toast to the fabulous Elton John piano songbook; from Rocket Man, Yellow Brick Road and Candle in the Wind, to Sacrifice, Nikita and Circle of Life, you are warmly invited to come and Feel the Love Tonight!

 

Love Changes Everything!

With her golden voice and virtuoso piano, 5-star London chanteuse Cat Simoni unlocks the beauty of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Songbook; from Evita and The Phantom of the Opera to Cats and Sunset Boulevard.  With song after glorious song, Cat takes us on an intoxicating journey through the musical wonderland 

ruled by 'The King' of the West End and Broadway.

 

Wine, Woman & Song!

This is Cat's personal salut! to her favourite wine-drenched composers and artists.

From a tipsy Johann Strauss' title song spiced with Cat's own teasing lyrics, Marianne Faithfull's timeless Ballad of Lucy Jordan and Janis Joplin's classic Mercedes Benz, Cat takes her audience on a full-throttle cabaret ride in vino veritas to the beat of an intoxicating array of hits from Nina Simone to Chrissie Hynde, Chris de Burgh, Piaf, Melina Mercouri, Shania Twain, Queen, Jaques Brel, Billy Joel, to Etta James and Amy Winehouse.

 

Downtown! Cat's Swinging Sixties Girls

Five star London chanteuse Cat Simoni sings her favourite Pet Clark, Sandi Shaw, Cilla Black, Helen Shapiro and Dusty Springfield No.1 pop hits. From Don't Sleep in the Subway, Puppet on a String and Walking back to Happiness to This is my Song and Son of a Preacher Man, this is Cat's champagne toast

to the 60's IT Girls from her rocking piano.

 

Divas Around the World! from Cat with love​...​

London's five-star girl Cat Simoni brings you her favourite divas from around the world; Nana Mouskouri, 

Edith Piaf, Françoise Hardy, Ella Fitzgerald, Barbra Streisand, Astrid Gilberto, Melina Mer​couri ​Petula Clark,

Cilla Black & Dusty Springfield​; every song brings back a sweet memory.

Songs in English, Spanish, Portuguese, ​Italian, French, German, & Greek

Cat Sings Judy!

Over the Rainbow with Cat & Judy Garland

(with Paul Spence but can be done solo)

Showcasing all the classic Judy Garland signatures that define her turbulent career; from The Boy Next Door, The Trolley Song and Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart to Get Happy, Silver Lining and The Man That Got Away - Cat Sings Judy! features the music of some of America’s finest Twentieth Century songwriters; including the Gershwins, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and Harold Arlen. Cat Sings Judy! Over the Rainbow with Cat, a Cat & Paul premier production, is a flight of musical fancy, based on fact -

and celebrates the legend that is Judy Garland.

 

Cat Rocks!

Cat toasts her fave retro-rockers: Creedence, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Led Zepp, Procul Harem, Boston,

Janis Joplin, Joan Jett, Chrissie Hynde, Fleetwood Mac all the way up to Freddie & The fabulous Queen! 

 

From West End to Broadway & Beyond! My London Story

This is the true story of how Cat Simoni's life in London changed overnight from unknown ‘BSc South-African girl’ crunching numbers in the City, to a five-star 'diva', delivering top-class performances at the Bechsteins and Steinways of London's swanky venues;

The Ritz, Dorchester, Carlton, Mayfair, Park Lane Intercontinental and Berkeley Square Casino. 

Cat's hugely entertaining story of her crazy showbiz rollercoaster ride is at once spicy, irreverent and hilarious as she suddenly finds herself rubbing shoulders with the international jet-set and crème de la crème;

high society's rich, eccentric and infamous! 

Cat's amazing personal odyssey is the platform from which she delivers Andrew Lloyd Webber's finest showstoppers from his greatest West End shows, Evita, Sunset Boulevard, Chess, JC Superstar, Aspects of Love, Tell Me On A Sunday, Phantom of the Opera etc.
 

The Way We Were!

Cat's tells her award-winning story of the young Barbra Streisand…her way! Cat's solo Barbra Streisand show, written by Paul Spence, tells the highly entertaining story of the young Barbra in Brooklyn and the chutzpa that took her through adversity to stardom on Broadway.

Musicals, movies, anecdotes and unforgettable songs. Cat's astoundingly pure, true voice is perfect for the timelessly beautiful Barbra standards, from The WayWe Were to Woman in Love.

Featuring the music of some of the world's greatest songwriters; Gershwin, Kern, Porter, Sondheim,

Bernstein, Rodgers & Hart and Lerner & Loewe.

 

Cat Lady in Red

Cat's in a romantic Valentine’s mood! That Old Black Magic selection, for Valentine's...

From the works of the great romantic songwriters; the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Bernstein & Sondheim and Johnny Mercer - to the singers we never stop

loving; Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Etta James, Dusty Springfield....

Cat rolls back the years with her favourite songs from the stars.

 

Carole, Carly, Joni & James

(with David Leadbetter on guitar, or other folk guitarist)

A tribute to the 70's Woodstock-era favourite folk singers, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon,

James Taylor and Carole King, including Big Yellow Taxi, You Got A Friend, Fire & Rain,

You’re So Vain.

 

Man, I Feel Like a Woman! Cat does Shania

Cat’s new Country show, Cat does Shania. A perfect fit for Shania Twain, the sexiest and most kickass country diva of them all; in Cat does Shania Cat covers all her Shania faves as well as No.1 megahits from Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Martina McBride & Carrie Underwood - and throws in plenty surprises along her rocking country road.

Cat does Shania with stunning Cat on piano, guitar & fiddle will satisfy all lovers of quality Country music.

 

Oh Mr Porter! Cat Sings Cole 

(Cat Solo or with jazz trio)

We're still in love with the unforgettable music of Mr Porter...

From his sublime, sensual masterpieces; Night and Day, Miss Otis Regrets, Love for Sale,

In the Still of the Night & Begin the Beguine to his provocative, mischievous Anything Goes, Let's Do It, You're the Top, You Do Something to Me, I Get a Kick out of You,

I've Got You Under My Skin, Just One of those Things, What a Swell Party, Every Time We Say Goodbye...No 'Cole' burned brighter in the brazier of the Broadway night.

 

Clash of the Divas

(with Lucy Topps or other female singer)

2 big-voiced divas go head to head on the biggest duets, doo-wop and pop medleys

and tongue twisters from the Broadway musicals.

 

I Love Billy, Elton & Freddie!

With a highly personal selection of her all-time favorites from the songbooks of piano-composer legends Billy Joel, Elton John and Freddie Mercury, vivacious Cat promises to deliver a concert to savour for all connoisseurs of Pop. When it comes to the triumverate of Piano Man Billy Joel, Rocket Man Elton John and the mercurial Freddie Mercury, creator of the timeless Bohemian Rhapsody, quite simply nobody does it better.

 

Cat Sings Disney!

Here are all your much-loved Disney favourites, from Frozen to Lion King; Beauty & The Beast, Little Mermaid and Jungle Book to Prince of Egypt & Mary Poppins - brought to you by our very own girl with the golden voice, Cat Simoni, on her baby grand!

You've Got A Friend In Me, Can You Feel the Love Tonight?, When You Wish Upon A Star, A Whole New World, The Bare Necessities, I Wanna Be Like You and yes, Everybody Wants to be A Cat!

from Aristocats - to name but a few; every song is a movie memory to touch your heart and transport you on a magical melody carpet-ride through the wonderful world of Walt Disney.

 

Yesterday...Once More 

The Story of Karen Carpenter

Please Mr Postman, Ticket to Ride, Jambalaya, We've Only Just Begun, Close to You and Top of the World....all the much-loved Carpenters Hits​

 

CAT & PAUL DUOS

(Cat and Paul on vocals & piano, as well as guitar & sax, show dependent)

 

Cat & Paul's Springbok Radio Jol!

Back in the day, RSA! A heart-warming trip down memory lane, to the days when a suntan was a good thing, and Cremora was the top of the coffee creamers!

If you were around then, you will recognize the jingles, the ads, the pop hits, the serials, the soapies and the DJ's from Springbok radio, including Hospitaal tyd, Squad Cars and Forces Favourites! Relive the hits from Four Jacks and a Jill through to Jeremy Taylor, Clout, Barbara Rey through to Des and Dawn Lindberg. It's a night for remembering, for South Africans only! Slegs Suid Afrikaners!

 

London Pub Nite!

Cat & Paul's London Pub Nite. Peachy & Billy do all the London pub favourites from the Bull and Bush and England Swings up to the Swinging 60's of the Beatles, The Kinks, Sandy Shaw, Cilla Black & Pet Clark

 

Cat & Paul's Irish Pub Night! for St Patrick's Day

Colleen and Micky, (that's Cat & Paul!)  invite you to join them for their big Paddy's Nite celebration

in their cosy pub in the far west of Ireland!

If you're Irish or wearing something green, come into the parlour for some great craic with lots of blarney and lovely Irish singalongs; Danny Boy, Irish Eyes, A Great Day for the Irish, Whiskey in the Jar, Seven Drunken Nights, Lark in the Morning, Galway Bay, and you can even Take  Kathleen Home again! Wear something green (or a shamrock in your lapel) for the fun of it, everyone's Irish on Paddy's Nite!

 

Cat Sings Ella!

The astonishing story of America's First Lady of Song; Cat Sings Ella! as told by London’s Jazz Cat! A stage and a Steinway is all Cat Simoni needs to tell the astonishing life story of Ella Fitzgerald, ‘First

Lady of Song’. In Cat Sings Ella!, Cat rides the exhilarating rollercoaster of Ella’s repertoire; from the early Harlem years through the Decca and Verve recordings; from the breakthrough ‘A-Tisket, A-Tasket’ to her Cole Porter and Duke Ellington Songbooks and legendary London, Rome and

Berlin concerts. Cat Sings Ella! is an oxygen-rush of bouncing melody; a musical theatre experience of pure pleasure to stir ‘Body and Soul’ and make the heart sing with joy. As Ira Gershwin once said: “I never knew how good our songs were until I heard Ella Fitzgerald sing them.”

 

Bewitched On Broadway!

A Broadway baby who’s down on her luck after her opening show flops, meets a songwriter

in an off-Broadway Bar, and they relive the magic of beautiful Broadway, the music from the hit shows

 

Françoise Hardy & Brel, So Alive, So Well!

When Jaques Brel meets gorgeous Francoise Hardy, in a 60's Paris cafe it's "ooh la la, c'est magnifique!" It's a rainy night in the spring of '61. The In-crowd are packed into Cafe L'amour, the most happening club in Paris, for another swinging cabaret. This is going to be a sensational night for Joe Cottonfield, the American owner, who is always on the look-out for new talent, because not only is the newly-crowned king of chansons about to walk in, there is also an unknown, beautiful young student of the Sorbonne in the crowd,

with a guitar... Her name is Françoise Hardy.

This is a show of fabulous songs, crazy love, fun and pure joie de vivre featuring all the major 60's hits of French pop stars, Françoise Hardy & Jaques Brel; Find Me A Boy, All Over The World, Catch A Falling Star, Only You Can Do It and more, with classic Brel songs: Marathon, Brussels, Amsterdam, Carousel, Madeleine, The Bulls, Marieke Marieke & If We Only Have Love.

The songs are in English with a French flavour!

 

Double 'O' Bondgirl

At last! This is the Bondgirl’s revenge on James…

Have a ball with Cat & Paul as they barrel headlong through the sexy secret spy world we all know and love with hot & saucy 007 dialogue and the big Bond Movie themes like you’ve never heard them before; from Dr. No and Thunderball to Skyfall, Sceptre and Casino Royale…Starring Cat Simoni as the Billion Dollar Bondgirl With Paul Spence as James; shaken and stirred…

 

Cat & Paul's Rocky Horror Tribute

Risque, crazy & out there; a sexy time warp strictly for the initiated! Come and get transported and transvested back to Transylvania...

 

A Night with The Queen
The Queen show is Cat&Paul's fun and crazy riff on the creative vortex that spawned all the incredible music of QUEEN, one of the greatest rock groups of the 70s/80s.

Cat delivers the electric, magnetic, live Freddie lead, Paul is Jerry, Queen roadie, trying to get the boys out of the dressing room and onto the stage, while fending off the groupies taking over the gig while they wait for the old rockers, Brian, Roger and John, (with Freddie already up with the angels in rock-star heaven) It's all about rediscovering the idiosyncratic essence of QUEEN and the

creative genius and anarchic spark of fabulous Freddie - before the world tours, the stadiums the banks of speakers and the screaming fans. It's Cat&Paul’s Bohemian Rhapsody on the QUEEN phenomenon.  A Kinda Magic party that's gonna raise the roof!

 

Scottish Burns Nicht!

The classic Celtic Kilts Up! All the Scottish songs all the Scottish fun from Robbie Burns to Billy Connolly. Cat & Paul tell the great romance of Robbie Burns, the legendary Scottish poet & his love, Jean, with all the old poetry and traditional Scottish rituals reserved for the 25th January.

 

We Luv ABBA!

The Fab Swedish Four's frosty reunion! It's incredible! It's FABBATASTIC!

Their first reunion since 2003 Stockholm, at the Mamma Mia movie premiere!

All the timeless pop hits from Waterloo to SOS and Fernando to Super Trouper!

WE LUV ABBA! is a crazy risqué night with Cat & Paul.

 

Neil Diamond is a Girl's Best Friend

Every girl needs a little sparkling Diamond in her life!

Cat sings the fabulous Neil Diamond Songbook, including Neil's timeless duets in New York, with his famous friends: Barbra Streisand, Carol Burnett, Carole King, Carly Simon, Shirley Bassey & Dolly Parton...

 

Noel & Gertie – In Love Again

The scene is a cocktail bar in Jamaica in the 1960's. A bored Noel Coward, 'Master' of English comedy, is unexpectedly reunited with his former co-star, the incomparable, gorgeous Gertrude Lawrence. In the brief, deliciously funny encounter that follows, Noel & Gertie relive their great stage successes that made them the toast of the West End, Broadway - and the entire theatre world!

Cat Simoni and Paul Spence bring you an enchanted experience, touched by the comedic genius of two of history's greatest theatrical talents.

 

Wouldn't it be Luvverly! – The songs of My Fair Lady

Cat Simoni & Paul Spence celebrate the riveting Higgins & Liza story through all the unforgettable music of the wonderful Lerner and Loewe West End and Broadway show, 

My Fair Lady. I Could Have Danced All Night, With a little Bit of Luck, On The Street Where you Live, Show Me!, Get Me to the Church on Time, Let a Woman in your Life, I’ve Grown Accustomed to her Face…it's time to fall in love with your favourite songs all over again!

 
 

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Worldwide Management & Bookings

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Arte Viva Management, South Africa

nikki@artevivamanagement.com

+27 84 22 66 556

 

 

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