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The show ran for 49 performances between 1964 and 1965.

Photo Flash: Nicole Scherzinger Poses with Andrew Lloyd Webber + Talks Grizabella!Photo Flash: Nicole Scherzinger Poses with Andrew Lloyd Webber + Talks Grizabella!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

On joining the West End production of Cats, Nicole Scherzinger said: 'I am really thrilled to be making my West End debut in such an iconic show and I couldn't be more excited. To have the opportunity to work with Andrew, Trevor and Gillian is a dream come true. I grew up listening to Andrew's extraordinary music and was lucky enough, a couple of years ago, to record Cats' beautiful song Memory. Andrew's score is breathtaking and I am truly honoured to have been asked to take part in what I know will be a very special time in my career. I can't wait to begin rehearsals.' (more...)

Here I Go Again! BWW Interviews ROCK OF AGES Superfan Abe Calimag on His 500th ShowHere I Go Again! BWW Interviews ROCK OF AGES Superfan Abe Calimag on His 500th Show
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 11, 2014

Today, Calimag speaks exclusively with BWW about his most memorable stage door experiences, the wide variety of actors he has seen take on these iconic roles and his own personal reflections on the 500 performances he has attended throughout the years. (more...)

Nicole Scherzinger Shares Enthusiasm For Being Cast In CATSNicole Scherzinger Shares Enthusiasm For Being Cast In CATS
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 8, 2014

Internationally recognized recording artist and performer Nicole Scherzinger is set to make her West End debut in the new revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical CATS and comments on her new gig in a social media post. (more...)

BWW:UK Awards Latest! MISS SAIGON, THE CRUCIBLE, LES MIS Out In Front!BWW:UK Awards Latest! MISS SAIGON, THE CRUCIBLE, LES MIS Out In Front!
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 30, 2014

There's 36 hours to go until voting closes in this year's BWW:UK Awards - but can Miss Saigon hang on to the lead in all its categories? (more...)

BWW:UK AWARDS 2014: MISS SAIGON, LES MIS, URINETOWN All Lead!BWW:UK AWARDS 2014: MISS SAIGON, LES MIS, URINETOWN All Lead!
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 28, 2014

Miss Saigon, Les Miserables and Urinetown are all leading the musical theatre categories in this year's BWW:UK Awards - with Saigon stars Eva Noblezada, Kwang-Ho Hong, Rachelle Ann Go and Jon Jon Briones all out in front in the performance categories. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Scherzinger-Led Company Of CATS!Full Cast Announced For Scherzinger-Led Company Of CATS!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

As previously announced, Nicole Scherzinger will make her West End stage debut as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats. Returning to the West End for a strictly limited run at the London Palladium from 6 December 2014 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Zizi Strallen in New MARY POPPINS UK Tour!Photo Flash: First Look at Zizi Strallen in New MARY POPPINS UK Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The musical plays at the Bristol Hippodrome from Thursday 29 October, before flying on to Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Southampton, Norwich, Plymouth and Newcastle throughout 2015/16. (more...)

Zizi Strallen and Matt Lee to Lead New UK Tour of MARY POPPINSZizi Strallen and Matt Lee to Lead New UK Tour of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

The second UK tour of MARY POPPINS has found its leading lady! The Daily Mail writes that Zizi Strallen will take on the title role in the production, which kicks off at the Leicester Curve on October 13, 2015. Strallen will be joined onstage by Matt Lee as 'Bert'. (more...)

BWW:UK Awards Update - Sunday's Live Standings!BWW:UK Awards Update - Sunday's Live Standings!
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 12, 2014

Here are the current standings for UK / West End as of Sunday 12, October. (more...)

Disney & Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS UK Tour Adds Winter Dates!Disney & Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS UK Tour Adds Winter Dates!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce additional dates for the UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, starring Zizi Strallen as 'Mary Poppins' and Matt Lee as 'Bert'. In addition to the previously announced dates, MARY POPPINS will also play the Alhambra Theatre Bradford from 2 November - 10 December 2016 and Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff from 14 December 2016 - 14 January 2017. (more...)

MARY POPPINS UK and Ireland Tour Announces ExtensionMARY POPPINS UK and Ireland Tour Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce additional dates for the UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, starring Zizi Strallen as 'Mary Poppins' and Matt Lee as 'Bert'.  In addition to the previously announced dates, MARY POPPINS will also play the Alhambra Theatre Bradford from 2 November - 10 December 2016 and Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff from 14 December 2016 - 14 January 2017. Full tour schedule below. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Cast of CATS Get Fabulously FelineSTAGE TUBE: Watch the Cast of CATS Get Fabulously Feline
by Stage Tube - Nov 6, 2014

As the highly anticipated West End Revival of CATS draws near, videos were released of some of the cast members getting into their make-up. The videos feature Callum Train and Ziz Strallen, two of the show's actors, transforming into their cat make-up in two mesmerizing videos. (more...)

New Photo Of Nicole Scherzinger As Grizabella In CATSNew Photo Of Nicole Scherzinger As Grizabella In CATS
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 29, 2014

Nicole Scherzinger puts the glamour in glamour cat with this exciting new photo of her in costume for the West End CATS revival! (more...)

BWW Interviews: MARY POPPINS's Rebecca LockBWW Interviews: MARY POPPINS's Rebecca Lock
by Kathryn Pintus - Nov 24, 2015

We catch up with Rebecca Lock to find out about life on the Mary Poppins UK Tour. (more...)

First Look At Nicole Scherzinger & Andrew Lloyd Webber At CATS RehearsalsFirst Look At Nicole Scherzinger & Andrew Lloyd Webber At CATS Rehearsals
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 21, 2014

Get your first look behind the scenes of the new CATS revival! (more...)

Matthew Morrison Shows His Feline Side Behind The Scenes At CATSMatthew Morrison Shows His Feline Side Behind The Scenes At CATS
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 2, 2014

Matthew Morrison gets catty! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN, Coming to CanterburyPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN, Coming to Canterbury
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Matthew Bourne's internationally-acclaimed and multi-award-winning dance thriller The Car Man comes to Canterbury next month (June). Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

NJSO and Princeton University to Host Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, 7/15-19NJSO and Princeton University to Host Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, 7/15-19
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Princeton University Department of Music announce the four composers of the inaugural NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, a multi-faceted program that promotes new music and emerging composers. The Institute is a collaboration between the NJSO and the Princeton University Department of Music and is generously funded in part by the Edward T. Cone Foundation. (more...)

West End's THE CAR MAN Announces Principal Cast Schedule for Final WeeksWest End's THE CAR MAN Announces Principal Cast Schedule for Final Weeks
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce the principal cast schedule for the internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning dance thriller 'THE CAR MAN' for the final two weeks of its limited summer season at Sadler's Wells. 'THE CAR MAN' will run at Sadler's Wells from Tuesday 14 July to Sunday 9 August 2015. Directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, this revival marks the first time the production has been staged in eight years.  Schedule below with further details of the first two weeks to be announced shortly. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey Talks Solo Show - and Sororal Collaboration With Strallen Sisters!BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey Talks Solo Show - and Sororal Collaboration With Strallen Sisters!
by Carrie Dunn - Mar 25, 2015

We talk to Anna-Jane Casey about her forthcoming solo show at Cadogan Hall - and her link-up with sister Natalie as well as half of the Strallen tribe... (more...)

BWW Reviews: HAIRSPRAY, Curve Theatre Leicester, March 10 2014BWW Reviews: HAIRSPRAY, Curve Theatre Leicester, March 10 2014
by Jenny Antill - Mar 12, 2014

Hairspray seems to have been doing the rounds in the UK since it closed in the West End in 2010. It is a very popular show among audiences and although the last national tour is still fresh in our mind, the Curve's Artistic Director Paul Kerryson has decided his venue would do a brand new production. Some may say a good idea and others bad but regardless, the Curve is notorious for its phenomenal production values so personally I am very excited about this new offering. (more...)

NJ Symphony Orchestra Launches NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition InstituteNJ Symphony Orchestra Launches NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra announces the NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, a multi-faceted program that promotes new music and emerging composers, presented in collaboration with the Princeton University Department of Music and generously funded in part by the Edward T. Cone Foundation. The Institute will select up to four composers to participate in five days of intense compositional evaluations and consultations July 15-19 on the Princeton University campus; the program will culminate in a live concert performance of the participants' works by the NJSO and Music Director Jacques Lacombe on July 19 at the Richardson Auditorium. (more...)

CATS Coming to Marlowe Theatre, 16-28 JuneCATS Coming to Marlowe Theatre, 16-28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

CATS, one of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway history, comes to Canterbury later this month (June). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of the MARY POPPINS UK Tour -  Zizi Strallen & Matt Lee!Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of the MARY POPPINS UK Tour - Zizi Strallen & Matt Lee!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh recently announced that Zizi STRALLEN will play 'Mary Poppins' and MATT LEE will play 'Bert' in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, opening at Leicester Curve on 12 October 2015. Check out a first look at the pair in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN Comes to Canterbury TonightPhoto Flash: Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN Comes to Canterbury Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Matthew Bourne's internationally-acclaimed and multi-award-winning dance thriller The Car Man comes to Canterbury tonight. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

Zizi Strallen & Matt Lee to Fly Into MARY POPPINS' UK TourZizi Strallen & Matt Lee to Fly Into MARY POPPINS' UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that Zizi STRALLEN will play 'Mary Poppins' and MATT LEE will play 'Bert' in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musicalMARY POPPINS, opening at Leicester Curve on 12 October 2015. Full casting will be announced shortly.Tour schedule below.  (more...)

Zizi Strallen and Matt Lee to Lead New UK Tour of MARY POPPINSZizi Strallen and Matt Lee to Lead New UK Tour of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The second UK tour of MARY POPPINS has found its leading lady! The Daily Mail writes that Zizi Strallen will take on the title role in the production, which kicks off at the Leicester Curve on October 13, 2015. Strallen will be joined onstage by Matt Lee as 'Bert'. (more...)

Sky Arts to Screen UK's THE CAR MAN, August 3Sky Arts to Screen UK's THE CAR MAN, August 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce that a new HD film of Matthew Bourne's internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning dance thriller "THE CAR MAN" will be screened on Sky Arts onMONDAY 3 AUGUST at 8.00PM.  (more...)

OPERA America Welcomes Seven New Members to Board of Directors, Re-elects Six MembersOPERA America Welcomes Seven New Members to Board of Directors, Re-elects Six Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

OPERA America, the national nonprofit service organization for opera, has announced that seven new members have been elected to its Board of Directors. Elections were held during OPERA America's recent Annual Business Meeting at Opera Conference 2014 in San Francisco, CA. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN at Sadler's WellPhoto Flash: First Look at Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN at Sadler's Well
by Roy Tan - Jul 17, 2015

The revival of THE CAR MAN at Sadler's Wells from Tuesday 14 July to Sunday 9 August 2015 marks the first time the production has been staged in eight years.   (more...)

NJSO and Princeton University Hosts Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, Now thru 7/19NJSO and Princeton University Hosts Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, Now thru 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Princeton University Department of Music announce the four composers of the inaugural NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, a multi-faceted program that promotes new music and emerging composers. The Institute is a collaboration between the NJSO and the Princeton University Department of Music and is generously funded in part by the Edward T. Cone Foundation. (more...)

Kerry Ellis to Join UK's CATS; Extends to April 25Kerry Ellis to Join UK's CATS; Extends to April 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Due to extraordinary public demand, Andrew Lloyd Webber's record breaking Cats today announces the release of over 100,000 new tickets for sale. Now booking at the London Palladium to 25 April 2015, tickets for Cats are from £20 with top price seats at £59.50 and children's tickets at half price for Monday to Thursdayperformances (see listings information below). (more...)

Breaking News: CATS Makes Plans to Pounce Back to Broadway; Andrew Lloyd Webber Hopes Nicole Scherzinger Will StarBreaking News: CATS Makes Plans to Pounce Back to Broadway; Andrew Lloyd Webber Hopes Nicole Scherzinger Will Star
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Nicole Scherzinger just made her West End stage debut as 'Grizabella' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats, and according to a recent interview with the Daily Mail, Webber has plans to bring the show (and his new star) to Broadway. He told DM: 'Cats will now definitely go to Broadway again. It's very exciting.' (more...)

WestEndFest Set for 2 March at Actors Church in Covent GardenWestEndFest Set for 2 March at Actors Church in Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

WestEndFest is back for its first concert of 2014 on 2 March at The Actors Church in Covent Garden. It was founded two years ago by West-End theatre actress Sabrina Aloueche and Parnell Page, and has since become a hugely popular bi-annual celebration combining dance, comedy, songs and raising money for charity. (more...)

The Critics' Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 Are AnnouncedThe Critics' Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Critics' Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 were presented today at a ceremony in London, hosted by Arlene Phillips CBE. (more...)

2016 Theatre Preview: Natalie O'Donoghue's Picks2016 Theatre Preview: Natalie O'Donoghue's Picks
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 15, 2016

BWW:UK reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top theatre shows coming in 2016. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Wants CATS to Return to the Palladium Next ChristmasAndrew Lloyd Webber Wants CATS to Return to the Palladium Next Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, Andrew Lloyd Webber wants Cats to return to the London Palladium over the holiday season next December before the musical pounces back to Broadway in 2016 -- hopefully starring Nicole Scherzinger. (more...)

UK's THE CAR MAN Announces Full Cast, Including Jonathan OllivierUK's THE CAR MAN Announces Full Cast, Including Jonathan Ollivier
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce the cast for the internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning dance thriller 'THE CAR MAN' for a limited 16 week UK tour. The tour opens at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 16 April 2015, ending with a four week summer season at Sadler's Wells from 14 July to 9 August 2015. This revival marks the first time the production has been staged in eight years. Full tour schedule below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: There's a New Glamour Cat in Town! First Look at Kerry Ellis As 'Grizabella' in West End's CATSPhoto Coverage: There's a New Glamour Cat in Town! First Look at Kerry Ellis As 'Grizabella' in West End's CATS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Kerry Ellis has joined the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats playing the role of Grizabella - and here she is! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Zizi Strallen And Cast Of MARY POPPINS On Royal Variety Performance!STAGE TUBE: Zizi Strallen And Cast Of MARY POPPINS On Royal Variety Performance!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2015

Zizi Strallen and the cast of the UK tour of Mary Poppins starred at this year's Royal Variety Performance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks CATS Revival with Nicole Scherzinger!STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks CATS Revival with Nicole Scherzinger!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2014

As previously announced, Nicole Scherzinger will make her West End stage debut as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats. Returning to the West End for a strictly limited run at the London Palladium, press night is on 11 December at 7pm. Based on T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the original creative team - Director Trevor Nunn, Associate Director and Choreographer Gillian Lynne, Designer John Napier and Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber - are reunited to bring Cats back to the West End this Christmas. In the videos below, Webber and Eliot's goddaughter Susanna Morley chat with Cerys Matthews about the origin of the musical and the revival on 'The One Show.' Check out the full interviews below! (more...)

West End Stars Pick Their 2015 Theatrical Highlights!West End Stars Pick Their 2015 Theatrical Highlights!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

We talk to some of our favourite theatre folk, including Kerry Ellis, Sabrina Aloueche and Tiffany Graves, about their favourite theatre experiences of 2015! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Jellicle Cats are Back! New Production Photos of West End Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS!Photo Flash: The Jellicle Cats are Back! New Production Photos of West End Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Nicole Scherzinger just made her West End stage debut as 'Grizabella' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats, returning to the West End for a strictly limited run at the London Palladium. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a new look at the cast in action! (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS, Starring Nicole Scherzinger, Opens Tonight in the West EndAndrew Lloyd Webber's CATS, Starring Nicole Scherzinger, Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Nicole Scherzinger will make her West End stage debut as 'Grizabella' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats. Returning to the West End for a strictly limited run at the London Palladium, press night is tonight 11 December at 7pm. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber on Initial Reaction to CATS: 'Everyone Thought We Were Completely & Utterly Crazy'Andrew Lloyd Webber on Initial Reaction to CATS: 'Everyone Thought We Were Completely & Utterly Crazy'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

In today's Telegraph, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber spoke about the excitement of bringing his work back to the stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Jellicle Return! First Look at Nicole Scherzinger & More in West End Revival of CATS!Photo Flash: A Jellicle Return! First Look at Nicole Scherzinger & More in West End Revival of CATS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

As previously announced, Nicole Scherzinger will make her West End stage debut as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats. Returning to the West End for a strictly limited run at the London Palladium, press night is on 11 December at 7pm. Based on T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the original creative team - Director Trevor Nunn, Associate Director and Choreographer Gillian Lynne, Designer John Napier and Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber - are reunited to bring Cats back to the West End this Christmas. Below, check out new production shots of Scherzinger with the rest of the cast in action! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for UK and Ireland Tour of MARY POPPINS, October - Milo Twomey, Rebecca Lock and More Join Zizi Strallen and Matt Lee!Full Cast Announced for UK and Ireland Tour of MARY POPPINS, October - Milo Twomey, Rebecca Lock and More Join Zizi Strallen and Matt Lee!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce the full cast for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, opening at Leicester Curve on 12 October 2015. (more...)

CATS is Officially Aiming for Broadway Return in 2016; Fall or Spring?CATS is Officially Aiming for Broadway Return in 2016; Fall or Spring?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

The return to London of CATS has been considered a big hit, with the show extending multiple times, and already planning a limited run return for next year. Currently starring in the UK production is Kerry Ellis, through the end of April. Now it sounds like we'll be seeing the Jellicle Ball back on Broadway next year! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jonathan Ollivier, Cordelia Braithwaite & More in West End's THE CAR MANPhoto Flash: First Look at Jonathan Ollivier, Cordelia Braithwaite & More in West End's THE CAR MAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN begins its limited 16 week tour this evening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley before visiting Wimbledon, Newcastle, High Wycombe, Bristol, Salford, Canterbury, Edinburgh, Leicester, Sheffield and ending with a four week summer season at Sadler's Wells from 14 July to 9 August. Check out a first look of the production below! (more...)

VIDEO: CATS' Nicole Scherzinger Performs 'Memory' at 2015 Olivier AwardsVIDEO: CATS' Nicole Scherzinger Performs 'Memory' at 2015 Olivier Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Nicole Scherzinger, nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for Grizabella in CATS, performed 'Memory' from Cats at the 2015 Olivier Awards last night. (more...)

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