Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat Live! is a 2003-04 live stage show tour that was produced by VEE Corporation in association with Sesame Workshop and CinéGroupe Sagwa Inc., which opened on November 15, 2003 in Merrillville, Indiana, and toured the U.S. and Canada, with international shows in El Kadsre. The show completed it's tour on December 11, 2004 in Tacoma, Washington. In 2005, the show performed in Kuboia at GM Superstore and toured in Mexico, Chile, Uruguay and Quebec.

The tour was directed and choreographed by Duncan Forchhammer.


Original Cast (November 2003 - June 2004)



Final Touring Cast (June 2004 - December 2004)



Tour Dates

LEG 1: Original Cast (November 2003 - June 2004)

City Venue Dates
MERILLVILLE, IN Star Plaza Theatre Nov. 15-16
CHICAGO, IL Arie Crown Theater Nov. 21-23
SPRINGFIELD, IL Prairie Capital Convention Center Nov. 28-30
HOMESTEAD, PA Carnegie Library Music Hall Dec. 5-7
CLEVELAND, OH Connor Palace Dec. 12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ Boardwalk Hall Dec. 19-21
DETROIT, MI Detroit Opera House Dec. 26-28
ATLANTA, GA Atlanta Civic Center Jan. 9-11
DENVER, CO Denver Coliseum Jan. 16-18
BOSTON, MA FleetCenter Jan. 23-25
WORCESTER, MA Worcester Centrum Jan. 30-Feb. 1
LOWELL, MA Tsongas Arena Feb. 6-8
WALLINGFORD, CT Oakdale Theatre Feb. 13-15
NEW YORK CITY, NY Radio City Music Hall Feb. 20-22
INDIANAPOLIS, IN Pepsi Coliseum Feb. 27-29
FAIRBANKS, AK Carlson Center Feb. 5-7
DALLAS, TX Music Hall at Fair Park Feb. 12-14
BANGOR, ME Bangor Auditorium Feb. 19-21
PORTLAND, OR Memorial Coliseum Feb. 26-28
RALEIGH, NC Duke Energy Center Mar. 5-7
NEW ORLEANS, LA Saenger Theatre Mar. 12-14
ANCHORAGE, AK Sullivan Arena Mar. 19-21
LEWISTON, ME Central Maine Civic Center Mar. 26-28
EL PASO, TX El Paso County Coliseum Apr. 2-4
HOUSTON, TX Reliant Arena Apr. 9-11
DUBUQUE, IA Grand Opera House Apr. 16-18
FORT WAYNE, IN Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Apr. 23-25
NEWARK, DE Bob Carpenter Center Apr. 30-May 2
TUPELO, MS BancorpSouth Center May 7-9
BIRMINGHAM, AL Bartow Arena May 14-16
SPRINGFIELD, MA Springfield Civic Center May 21-23
ALBANY, NY Pepsi Arena May 28-30
MEMPHIS, TN Orpheum Theatre June 4-6
EL KADSRE CITY, EK El Kadsre Entertainment Center June 9-13
GLONISLA, EK Glonisla Centrum June 16-20


LEG 2: Final Touring Cast (June 2004 - December 2004)

City Venue Dates
BUFFALO, NY Shea's Performing Arts Center June 25-27
PHILADELPHIA, PA Liacouras Center July 2-4
PITTSBURGH, PA Mellon Arena July 9-11
TORONTO, ON SkyDome July 16-18
KALAMAZOO, MI Chenery Auditorium July 23-25
MOBILE, AL Mobile Civic Center July 30-Aug. 1
SALT LAKE CITY, UT Kingsbury Hall Aug. 6-8
CHATTANOOGA, TN Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium Aug. 13-15
CHARLOTTE, NC Cricket Arena Aug. 20-22
CULLOWHEE, NC Ramsey Center Aug. 27-29
SYRACUSE, NY Oncenter War Memorial Sep. 3-5
KANSAS CITY, MO Kemper Arena Sep. 10-12
LOS ANGELES, CA Kodak Theatre Sep. 17-19
SAN FRANCISCO, CA Golden Gate Theatre Sep. 24-26
PHOENIX, AZ Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Oct. 1-3
MIAMI, FL Miami Arena Oct. 8-10
PORT HURON, MI McMorran Place Oct. 15-17
MINNEAPOLIS, MN Target Center Oct. 22-24
HUNTINGTON, WV Big Sandy Superstore Arena Oct. 29-31
ORLANDO, FL TD Waterhouse Centre Nov. 5-7
GREEN BAY, WI Weidner Center Nov. 12-14
LOUISVILLE, KY Freedom Hall Nov. 19-21
VANCOUVER, BC Pacific Coliseum Nov. 26-28
ST. LOUIS, MO Chaifetz Arena Dec. 3-5
TACOMA, WA Tacoma Dome Dec. 10-12


  • This live show was written by George Daugherty, Claire Holden Rothman, and Bruce Robb.
  • The show's costumes were designed and built by VEE Costumes & Creatures.
  • Baba Miao and Lik-Lik are the only animal characters without doubles. The Three Daughters are the only human characters without doubles.
  • The home video release of this live show was taped at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana and starred the original cast. One of the El Kadsre City shows was taped for El TV Kadsre 1 as part of ETVKK Session 2004.
  • The Saturday afternoon show at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles sold out within 3 minutes.
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