grizabella

You really had thought
she’d ought to be dead

and who would ever
suppose that that was

Grizabella, the Glamour Cat?

You really had thought
she’d ought to be dead

and who would ever
suppose that that was

Grizabella, the Glamour Cat?

grizabella

Grizabella

Slinking out of the shadows, Grizabella appears, wearing a ragged and worn out coat, her once beautiful dress torn to shreds.

She moves slowly and carefully, cautiously watching the Jellicle Cats who eye her with suspicion. After leaving the Jellicle Tribe many years ago, the cats refuse to accept her back into the fold.

Grizabella is a sad and lonely cat, who spends her days lost in her memories of when she was young and adored. The older Jellicles remember her time in the tribe, and how she left them, so as she crawls back, begging forgiveness, many of them scratch and claw at her, turning their backs as she slinks slowly away.

All alone in the moonlight, she reflects on her “Memory” of a happier time…

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