'Cat' Recoups Investment in Only 12 Weeks
In a time of a faltering economy the hugely popular and historic revival of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize winner CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF announces that in only 12 weeks, it has recouped its 2.1 million dollar investment and continues to bring a new audience to Broadway through June 22.
Since its first preview, CAT has been amongst the most successful straight play on Broadway and is up there each week along with the top grossing musicals.
CAT began its journey at the Broadhurst Theatre on February 12, 2008 and opened the following month on March 8 ending its run on June 22. This acclaimed landmark production of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF is directed by Debbie Allen and produced by Stephen Byrd.
The stellar cast includes: Terrence Howard, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose And James Earl Jones, along with Lisa Arrindell Anderson, Lou Myers, Count Stovall And Giancarlo Esposito.
Hypocrisy, greed and secret passions threaten to tear apart a wealthy but dysfunctional Mississippi family in Tennessee Williams' stunning American masterpiece. CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF searingly portrays the larger-than-life characters of Maggie "the Cat," her alcoholic husband, Brick, and the domineering family patriarch, Big Daddy.