“I was delighted to be invited to join the incredible cast of Carousel as part of Opera on the Harbor for so many reasons, âCato told Newshub.
âGrowing up in Sunday afternoon musicals back then, I always dreamed of a role in a musical.
“OK, maybe I didn’t clarify that I also dreamed of having the ability to sing for a vocal role in a musical, but that’s a sign that if you dream hard enough then work to make make those dreams come true, your dreams come true! “
Cato said the role was an “incredible opportunity” for her to be seen in a different light in a way her “young friends” would never have seen her before.
The event will be the first of its kind on Auckland’s waterfront, featuring performances by Aotearoa’s lyrical talent alongside well-known names in music and entertainment, as well as food, drink and fireworks. fireworks to finish.
Old Dance with the stars NZ Candidate Cato said the public could expect a “carnival atmosphere”, adding that there was “so much to celebrate” about live performances after such a difficult time for the entertainment industries and of the hotel industry.
A self-proclaimed “big sweetheart,” Cato says she will have “tissues up her sleeve” during the song “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, explaining that she has a “special place” in her family’s hearts.
Tickets for Opera on the Harbor are currently on sale and the event will comply with all New Zealand government COVID-19 guidelines.