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Tom Hooper to Direct Big Screen Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS?Tom Hooper to Direct Big Screen Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS?
by Caryn Robbins - February 8, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic musical Cats will be making its return to Broadway this summer. But is the feline fantasy also heading to the big screen? (more...)
Idina Menzel? Ramin Karimloo? Jennifer Lawrence? BroadwayWorld Readers Cast the CATS RevivalIdina Menzel? Ramin Karimloo? Jennifer Lawrence? BroadwayWorld Readers Cast the CATS Revival
by Sally Henry - February 7, 2016

It's official: CATS is coming back to Broadway (FINALLY). So bring on the feline puns, hardcore '80s nostalgia, and snobbish sentences that start with, 'Back when the original cast was on Broadway...' (more...)
Photo Flash: Demeter Hits the Town in Celebration of CATS' Broadway ReturnPhoto Flash: Demeter Hits the Town in Celebration of CATS' Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2016

As previously reported, The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization have confirmed that CATS, one of the biggest hits in theatrical history, will return to Broadway this summer at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Preview performances will begin July 14, with an official opening set for August 2, 2016. In celebration of the big news, Demeter took the streets of NYC to celebrate the musical's big Broadway return - check out shots below!  (more...)
VIDEO: Tony Sheldon, Max Von Essen & More Star in RepubliCATS Mashup!VIDEO: Tony Sheldon, Max Von Essen & More Star in RepubliCATS Mashup!
by Stage Tube - December 14, 2015

In an effort to help the voters decide the primary, The Iowan Republican Committee hires Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber to stage a live entertainment starring the Republican candidates. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Paris Cast of CATS Performs 'Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats'STAGE TUBE: Paris Cast of CATS Performs 'Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats'
by Stage Tube - December 6, 2015

The cast of the Paris production of CATS for its Paris run opened at Theatre Mogador on 2nd October, and now, BroadwayWorld has footage of the cast performing at a recent telethon event. Watch them sing 'Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats' below! (more...)
Delta Goodrem Plays 'Grizabella' in Australian Production of CATS, Beginning Tonight in SydneyDelta Goodrem Plays 'Grizabella' in Australian Production of CATS, Beginning Tonight in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS welcomes DELTA GOODREM to the all-Australian cast of CATS, touring Australia beginning this month. Delta is confirmed to play the coveted role of 'Grizabella' in Sydney, Hobart & Melbourne and will sing 'Memory,' one of the most well-known songs of all time. (more...)
CATS, Featuring Beverley Knight, Returns to the London Palladium TonightCATS, Featuring Beverley Knight, Returns to the London Palladium Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2015

Beverley Knight stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats in the role of Grizabella. Returning to the London Palladium from tonight 23 October 2015 in a strictly limited 11 week season, Cats is booking to 2 January 2016. (more...)
Extra Week of Performances on Sale for CATS in SydneyExtra Week of Performances on Sale for CATS in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - September 14, 2015

Following its triumphant season in London's West End, one of the greatest musicals of all time comes to Sydney opening at the Capitol Theatre on 30 October with an extra week of performances now on pre-sale. (more...)
Beverley Knight Shares Excitement Over West End CATS: 'Should Be A Good Run!' & Talks Preparation In New VideoBeverley Knight Shares Excitement Over West End CATS: 'Should Be A Good Run!' & Talks Preparation In New Video
by Pat Cerasaro - August 3, 2015

The world prepares to welcome a new Grizabella to the fresh new West End CATS revival! (more...)
Extended Video! Beverley Knight Sings & Talks CATS With Andrew Lloyd WebberExtended Video! Beverley Knight Sings & Talks CATS With Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Pat Cerasaro - August 1, 2015

A new leading lady prepares to star in the West End CATS revival! (more...)
Review Zusammenfassung - CATS bei den Freilichtfestspielen TecklenburgReview Zusammenfassung - CATS bei den Freilichtfestspielen Tecklenburg
by Iris Moebius - July 24, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber schuf mit CATS einen Welterfolg. Nicht nur der ungewohnliche Schauplatz fur ein Musical, sondern auch die Ansammlung von Katzencharakteren und die choreografisch schwierige Aufgabe machen dieses Werk zu einer absoluten Herausforderung. Eine vollkommen durchkomponierte und durchchoreografierte Show, die einen hohen Anspruch an die Realisation durch die FreilichtSpiele Tecklenburg stellt. Dem stellt sich das Team jedoch gern, weil sie die Chance nutzen wollten, die besten Darsteller fur CATS zu finden, um sie zusammen mit einem großen Ensemble und Orchester erstmals live in auf der Freilichbuhne Tecklenburg zu prasentieren. Am 18. Juli war Premiere, und das hatten die Kritiker zu sagen: (more...)
Palladium's CATS, Starring Jane McDonald, Begins Summer Run at Blackpool Opera House TonightPalladium's CATS, Starring Jane McDonald, Begins Summer Run at Blackpool Opera House Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 2015

Jane McDonald takes on the starring role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS when it returns to Blackpool direct from its sell-out season at the London Palladium in the West End. Jane, who is one of Britain's best loved singers, presenters and entertainers, will play the role of Grizabella. The hit show will run at the Blackpool Opera House for a strictly limited eight weeks from tonight 9 July and the Blackpool performances will be the only place theatre-goers can see CATS North of London in 2015. (more...)
Cast Announced for All-Australian Production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS; 'Grizabella' Still Up in the AirCast Announced for All-Australian Production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS; 'Grizabella' Still Up in the Air
by BWW News Desk - July 6, 2015

Today the Producers of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS announced the all-Australian cast for the acclaimed West End revival production, which tours Australia from October this year. This much-loved record-breaking musical opens in Sydney on 30 October and is then touring to Hobart, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide finishing in Perth in April 2016. (more...)
Beverley Knight Heads to the Heaviside Layer in CATS at the PalladiumBeverley Knight Heads to the Heaviside Layer in CATS at the Palladium
by BWW News Desk - June 4, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Andrew Lloyd Webber has picked Beverley Knight to lead the London return of Cats as 'Grizabella' this autumn. Not only that, but the famed composer cast her without an audition. (more...)
CATS Heads to New Zealand in SeptemberCATS Heads to New Zealand in September
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

According to the New Zealand Herald, Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest West End revival of Cats is headed to Auckland's Civic Theatre this September. (more...)
UPDATED! Betty Buckley Attends West End CATS, Shares Photo & Candidly Comments, 'I Started To Cry'UPDATED! Betty Buckley Attends West End CATS, Shares Photo & Candidly Comments, 'I Started To Cry'
by Pat Cerasaro - April 25, 2015

The original Broadway Grizabella lets the memory live again in the UK! (more...)
CATS Confirmed for Palladium Return This AutumnCATS Confirmed for Palladium Return This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber has confirmed earlier rumors of Cats' return to the London Palladium. The Daily Mail reports that the musical will run from October 23, 2015 to January 2, 2016 at the venue. (more...)
CATS Leaps onto the Norris Theatre Stage, 4/24-5/10CATS Leaps onto the Norris Theatre Stage, 4/24-5/10
by BWW News Desk - April 9, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary Broadway musical, "Cats," will be presented at the Norris Theatre in Rolling Hills Estates for 11 performances, April 24 - May 10. With its dazzling choreography, whimsical feline costumes and magnificent score "Cats" won seven Tony awards including Best Musical. The show has endured for more than 30 years as one of the most breathtaking theatrical experiences of all time, becoming the second-longest running show in Broadway history, as well as a world-wide sensation. (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 - April 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...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch as Kerry Ellis Becomes 'Grizabella' in West End's CATS!STAGE TUBE: Watch as Kerry Ellis Becomes 'Grizabella' in West End's CATS!
by Stage Tube - March 17, 2015

Kerry Ellis has just joined the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats playing the role of Grizabella, and below, you can watch as she transforms into her character! Based on T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, Cats returned to the West End last month with the original creative team - Director Trevor Nunn, Associate Director and Choreographer Gillian Lynne, Designer John Napier and Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber - reunited for the Palladium run. (more...)
Palladium's CATS Set for Summer Run at Blackpool Opera HousePalladium's CATS Set for Summer Run at Blackpool Opera House
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Andrew Lloyd Webber's London Palladium version of CATS, which starred Nicole Scherzinger (and later Kerry Ellis) in the role of 'Grizabella', is lining up a six-week summer run at the Blackpool Opera House, beginning July 9. (more...)
Hot Listen: Nicole Scherzinger Sings CATS' 'Memory'; Andrew Lloyd Webber Thinks It's the Best Version EverHot Listen: Nicole Scherzinger Sings CATS' 'Memory'; Andrew Lloyd Webber Thinks It's the Best Version Ever
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 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. CLICK HERE to listen to Scherzinger's version of 'Memory' on 'The Chris Evans Beakfast Show.' Skip to 2hr 11min to listen to the full interview with Andrew Lloyd Webber and the song! (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 - February 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...)
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 - February 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...)
Broadway's Next Glamour Cat? Meet Nicole Scherzinger!Broadway's Next Glamour Cat? Meet Nicole Scherzinger!
by BWW News Desk - January 8, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 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.' On Scherzinger's future involvement, he added: 'I would very greatly hope she would do it. To do something like that in America would open up a billion doors for her.'He continued: 'She is what you might call an American theatre babe. I do believe she is the most exciting musical theatre artist I have found - well, that I have worked with - in very, very many years. I really do.' The idea of Nicole making her Broadway debut has us excited about a Broadway revival. BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know Scherzinger by watching some of her performances from Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, Dreamgirls, Rent, and even Cats below! How do you think she'll do on Broadway? (more...)

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