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Photo Flash: Jessica Hendy and the Cast of CATS Sing for Seniors in MidtownPhoto Flash: Jessica Hendy and the Cast of CATS Sing for Seniors in Midtown
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

On March 9th, 2017, Sing For Your Seniors (SFYS) hosted the latest in its series of Broadway Sessions with cast members from Cats for the LGBT seniors at SAGE Center Midtown. The musical performance, led by SFYS Session Leader Daniel Torres (Broadway: Beautiful, Evita, The Pirate Queen, The Woman in White, Off-Broadway: Altar Boyz, National Tour: Wicked), included songs of the performers' choosing as well as songs from Cats. The SAGE Center audience enjoyed a one-hour session, as well as a meet-and-greet visit with the cast following the performance. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)
BWW Interview: Betty Buckley Chats About Her New Album, SPLIT, and Returning To BroadwayBWW Interview: Betty Buckley Chats About Her New Album, SPLIT, and Returning To Broadway
by Leigh Scheps - March 1, 2017

It's been nothing but 'memories' for Betty Buckley this theater season. She won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Grizabella, the glamour cat, in Cats when it opened in 1982 and replaced Glenn Close as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. Both shows are in revival runs right now on Broadway. (more...)
DANCE CAPTAIN DANCE ATTACK: Ben Gets Jellicle with CATS' Corey John Snide!DANCE CAPTAIN DANCE ATTACK: Ben Gets Jellicle with CATS' Corey John Snide!
by Ben Cameron - February 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive series: DANCE CAPTAIN DANCE ATTACK! Join your Broadway buddy, Ben Cameron (Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Broadway Sessions), as he goes into the studio to learn original Broadway choreography from the folks who know it best... the dance captains! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: CATS Company Pounces on Broadway in New TV CommercialSTAGE TUBE: CATS Company Pounces on Broadway in New TV Commercial
by Stage Tube - January 20, 2017

Broadway veteran Mamie Parris recently assumed the iconic role of 'Grizabella the Glamour Cat' in the first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. The show just unveiled a new TV commercial, featuring Parris and the company in action - check it out below! (more...)
CATS Continues to Claw Round the Globe as it Takes the Stage in DubaiCATS Continues to Claw Round the Globe as it Takes the Stage in Dubai
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

According to The National, Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS is set to take the stage in Dubai for a two week run from January 15 through the 28th. Tickets can be purchased through Dh275 at www.dubaiopera.com. (more...)
Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes the Cutest Cat on Broadway, Eloise KroppBroadwaysted Podcast Welcomes the Cutest Cat on Broadway, Eloise Kropp
by Broadwaysted - January 10, 2017

This week Broadwaysted is thrilled for this purrrrrfect opportunity to welcome the oldest cat on Broadway, otherwise-ingenue Eloise Kropp! We pour out all sorts of spirits into fancy tin cups and Eloise shares her road to becoming (as Bryan calls her) Ja-nay-nay-dots and dancing in a (as Bryan calls it) 'one-i-tard' in the original revival cast of CATS! Eloise spills about how she's actually a dog person, her whirlwind experience in DAMES AT SEA on Broadway (those commercials!), and her odd job cold-calling people. (more...)
CATS Will Bow in Qatar This FebruaryCATS Will Bow in Qatar This February
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2016

According to Doha News, Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS will bow in Qatar in early 2017. Tickets are now on sale for the musical, which will run at the Qatar National Convention Center, February 1-4. (more...)
More Mash-Up Photos: Andrew Lloyd Webber Casts Cozy Up on GMA!More Mash-Up Photos: Andrew Lloyd Webber Casts Cozy Up on GMA!
by TV News Desk - December 22, 2016

This morning, ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA celebrated legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber with an ultimate mash-up performance featuring all three of his currently running Broadway musicals, broadcast live from New York's Winter Garden Theatre. (more...)
VIDEO: GMA Celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber with Epic Mash-Up of 3 Broadway MusicalsVIDEO: GMA Celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber with Epic Mash-Up of 3 Broadway Musicals
by TV News Desk - December 22, 2016

This morning, ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA celebrated legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber with an ultimate mash-up performance featuring all three of his currently running Broadway musical (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: CATS Cast Gets Ready for a Purrfect Holiday Season with Carols For A CureExclusive Photo Coverage: CATS Cast Gets Ready for a Purrfect Holiday Season with Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 3, 2016

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothing else can. A project born completely out of love, 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' pairs the casts from famous Broadway musicals with songs that are both classic and new. The result is pure gold that will make you reach for the 'repeat' button over and over again. (more...)
Photo Flash: See The New York Post's Cindy Adams Make her Broadway Debut as Grizabella!Photo Flash: See The New York Post's Cindy Adams Make her Broadway Debut as Grizabella!
by Marissa Sblendorio - December 2, 2016

The New York Post's legendary gossip columnist, Cindy Adams, just made her Broadway debut during the curtain call of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS as Grizabella. She might not be Mamie's understudy, but she was there to promote her eighth annual Blessing of the Animals on December 11, 2016 at Christ Church (524 Park Avenue), which includes a procession of animals to the altar for blessing. (more...)
CATS & Inside Broadway Team with NYC Public Schools for Behind-the-Scenes EventsCATS & Inside Broadway Team with NYC Public Schools for Behind-the-Scenes Events
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2016

In celebration of its landmark 35th anniversary season, leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway and the Broadway production of Cats will partner with the NYC Public School system in 2016-2017 to provide exciting and enriching arts education programs to thousands of students in over 30 schools, both in the classroom & on Broadway.  (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Mamie Parris Take on 'Memory' as CATS' New Grizabella!BWW TV: Watch Mamie Parris Take on 'Memory' as CATS' New Grizabella!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 7, 2016

Broadway veteran Mamie Parris recently assumed the iconic role of 'Grizabella the Glamour Cat' in the first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS Parris, who most recently starred as 'Patty' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's newest smash hit School of Rock - The Musical, succeeds pop star Leona Lewis in the role. (more...)
CATS Stars to Claw Into BROADWAY SESSIONS TonightCATS Stars to Claw Into BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 3, 2016

Tonight, November 3rd, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes cast members from the current revival of CATS. (more...)
The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes the Rare NewsieCat Aaron J. AlbanoThe Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes the Rare NewsieCat Aaron J. Albano
by Broadwaysted - November 2, 2016

This week on Broadwaysted we are so happy to sit down with #SuperFriendOfTheShow Aaron J Albano! We pour out some pinot noir (this time with the help of Aaron's fancy aerator) and discuss Aaron's versatile Broadway career--including his current experiences in the revival of CATS! (meow!) (more...)
CATS Stars to Claw Into BROADWAY SESSIONS This WeekCATS Stars to Claw Into BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

This Thursday, November 3rd, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes cast members from the current revival of CATS. (more...)
BWW TV: The KID CRITICS Get Jellicle at CATS!BWW TV: The KID CRITICS Get Jellicle at CATS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 30, 2016

We are continuing the series with Tai (10), Isabella (12), and Charles (9), who just stopped by the Neil Simon Theatre to check out Cats. Curious of what they thought about the show? Find out below! (more...)
Leona Lewis Takes Final Bow in CATS TodayLeona Lewis Takes Final Bow in CATS Today
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2016

Leona Lewis will sing her final 'Memory' today, before her time with Cats becomes just that. After taking on the role of Grizabella after pop star Nicole Scherzinger decided to depart the revival in favor of being a judge on The X Factor, Lewis joined the production in time for the Broadway transfer, which opened July 31st. She will be succeeded in the role of The Glamour Cat by her understudy, Mamie Parris, who begins performances as Grizabella on October 17th. (more...)
Behind the Scenes with CATS Resident Grizabella, Leona LewisBehind the Scenes with CATS Resident Grizabella, Leona Lewis
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2016

On July 14, Leona Lewis, took over as Grizabella the Glamour Cat in the Great White Way's revival of the beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats. The British star has played the classic character - and sung 'Memory' eight times a week - since opening night, July 31. Before her Broadway run comes to a close on Oct. 9, the singer shared an exclusive photo diary with People, chronicling one September day of her busy new life as a Broadway star. (more...)
Grumpy Cat Will Become First Real Feline to Claw Into Broadway's CATSGrumpy Cat Will Become First Real Feline to Claw Into Broadway's CATS
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking Broadway musical, CATS will make history once again when internet sensation, Grumpy Cat becomes the first genuine feline to join the cast. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Grizabellas of Past, Present & Future Unite Backstage at CATS!Photo Coverage: Grizabellas of Past, Present & Future Unite Backstage at CATS!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - September 27, 2016

There were Grizabellas here, there, and everywhere last night at the Winter Garden Theatre, as current CATS star Leona Lewis, her upcoming replacement Mamie Parris, and original Broadway glamor cat Betty Buckley met up backstage. Also in attendance was stage and screen star Bryan Batt, who played Munkustrap during the show's first run. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)
Video Roundup: Meet Broadway's New 'Grizabella' - Mamie Parris!Video Roundup: Meet Broadway's New 'Grizabella' - Mamie Parris!
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2016

As announced earlier today, Broadway veteran Mamie Parris will assume the iconic role of 'Grizabella the Glamour Cat' in the first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. Parris, who currently stars as 'Patty' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's newest smash hit School of Rock - The Musical, will succeed pop star Leona Lewis in the role. Get to know Parris with clips from some of her performances below! (more...)
There's a New Glamour Cat in Town! Mamie Parris to Succeed Leona Lewis as 'Grizabella' in CATS on BroadwayThere's a New Glamour Cat in Town! Mamie Parris to Succeed Leona Lewis as 'Grizabella' in CATS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2016

Producers The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization announced today that Broadway veteran Mamie Parris will assume the iconic role of 'Grizabella the Glamour Cat' in the first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Leona Lewis in CATSBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Leona Lewis in CATS
by Ken Fallin - September 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Leona Lewis, currently starring as 'Grizabella' in Broadway's Cats! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Healthy Kitties! Dr. Barry Kohn Makes Flu Shot 'House Calls' at CATSPhoto Coverage: Healthy Kitties! Dr. Barry Kohn Makes Flu Shot 'House Calls' at CATS
by Walter McBride - September 15, 2016

It's flu season! Dr. Barry Kohn makes 'house calls,' visiting CATS cast members Sharrod Williams and Georgina Pazcoguin with flu shots backstage to make sure everyone's favorite Cats stay fit and healthy to perform eight times a week at the Neil Simon Theatre on September 14, 2016 in New York City. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

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