MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Primary Players out of Maryville see’s children from all over East Tennessee come through their theatre group as they learn about the arts while also putting on shows.

They will bring the community the musical Cats on Friday, January 13 to Sunday, January 15, at the Clayton Center for the Arts. Tickets are on sale now.

Those in attendance will see kids of all ages acting as cats with all sorts of personalities. This performance is one the director, John Cherry said he knew would challenge the actors but it was one each child was able to take on and their excited to showcase their talents.

There is not only so much talent on stage but off stage too. Local high school senior, Eden Carnes, has handmade 35 wigs for the production. She has already received her cosmetology license before even finishing high school. Click here to learn more about Eden.

The poplar musical came out on Broadway in 1981 and since then has remained one of the most popular and classic shows to ever take the New York stage. Film adaptations have been made with the most recent in 2019. Stars like Taylor Swift, James Corden, and Jennifer Hudson.

For more information on Primary Players visit their website.