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About CATS

One of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most iconic and unique musicals, the original Broadway premiere of Cats played a staggering total of 7,485 performances at the Winter Garden Theatre. The "Memory" lived on with the first-ever Broadway revival which played the Neil Simon Theatre from July 14, 2016 through to December 30, 2017.

Based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot, the musical introduces us to a host of colourful feline characters, who all attend (or at times terrorize) the Jellicle Ball. From the rockstar-attitude of Rum Tum Tugger ("He's a curious cat") to the mischievous trouble-making of Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer and from Gus the Theatre Cat's nostalgic regaling of tales from years gone by to the orderly time-keeping of Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat, this ensemble piece truly allows each member of this huge company their moment in the spotlight.

Of course, the show's timeless standard "Memory" remains the show-stealer with Mamie Parris' Grizabella the Glamour Cat - an outcast amongst the jellicles - painfully yearning for acceptance and for a new day to begin. Kudos also go to Zachary Downer's breathtaking performance as Mistoffelees the Conjuring Cat. His skill as a dancer coupled with the iconic choreography of Gillian Lynne (honored in this revival by Andy Blankenbuehler) are a wonder to behold.

Cats remains as unique a piece of musical theatre today as it was in it first burst onto the scene in the 1980s. Lloyd Webber's old-school musical motifs are just as infectious today, filling audience members' heads for days even weeks afterwards.

(Photos by Matthew Murphy)

Run time

2hr 20min (incl. intermission)

Start date

July 14th, 2016

End date

December 30th, 2017

Categories

Age

10+

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Venue

250 West 52nd Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue), New York, NY, USA, 10019

Accessibility

Wheelchair access

More information about CATS

Ever since its first performance in May 1981, CATS has been enthralling audiences around the world and has become one of the most successful shows ever created. Now this worldwide phenomenon is making its triumphant return to Broadway!

Based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, the show is set amongst a larger-than-life junkyard playground and is alive with feline characters, who’ve come out to play on one special night of the year—the night of the “Jellicle Ball.” One by one they tell their stories for the amusement their wise and benevolent leader, who must choose one of the CATS to ascend to “The Heaviside Layer” and be reborn into a whole new life.

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