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LES MISERABLES' Edward Juvier Joins the Cast of DRAT! THE CAT! at Opening Doors Theatre


Opening Doors Theatre revival of Drat! The Cat! welcomes Edward Juvier* (Broadway: Les Miserables; Off-Broadway: Smoking Bloomberg) to the cast.

Opening Doors Theatre Company presents the 1965 musical DRAT! THE CAT! - November 8, 9, 11, & 12. All four performances will be held at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street, NYC - (212) 255-5438 - and are scheduled for 7:00PM. The production will be directed by Jeremy Gold Kronenberg (Gallery Players' Caroline or Change) with musical direction by Ted Kociolek from a score by Milton Schafer and book and lyrics by Ira Levin. Christine Schwalenberg will choreograph. The producer is Billie Di Stefano.

The rest of the cast are Richard Rice Alan*, Danny Blaylock, Mark Emerson*, Debra Thaïs Evans, Gladiss Gressley, Bridget Harvey*, Emily Jenda, Jillian Prefach, Nick Reynolds* (*Member Actors' Equity)

Tickets on sale NOW. Tickets are $20 + 2-drink minimum. Members of MAC and AEA pay only a $15 + minimum (visit website for MAC & AEA code.) Tickets must be purchased in advance online through or by (800) 838-3006.

Career girl Alice Van Guilder is not content to settle down and get married like the rest of the nice young ladies, so she decides to become a burglar instead - preying on the very upper-crust society she's rebelling against. Pursued by a nebbish detective, Alice - also known as The Cat! - finds herself enjoying the pursuit a little too much.

Drat! The Cat! opened on Broadway on October 10, 1965 at the Martin Beck Theatre and only ran for 8 performances, leaving behind a great score including the popular hit "She Touched Me".

Opening Doors Theatre Company is a New York City-based, non-profit performing arts ensemble committed to developing an eclectic mix of programming through the artistic collaboration of performers as well as playwrights, composers, directors and designers, and providing opportunities for new talent to be seen and heard. The company was formed in 2006 by Suzanne Adams (Artistic & Managing Director), along with Hector Coris (Associate Artistic Director).

The Closing Notice Series is a set of "living cast album" presentations focusing on classic musicals that were either dubbed a "flop", had short commercial runs, or most likely will never be revived again. Opening Doors respectfully presents these scores with the understanding that - unsuccessful or not - the creators poured their craft, guts and love into the work and they deserve to be heard once again - live on stage. The focus is on the score with a truncated book. The Closing Notice Series began in December 2006 with the critically-acclaimed presentation of Bring Back Birdie (2007 MAC Award nomination - Outstanding Variety Production/Recurring Series) and has produced revivals of It's A Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman!, Whoop-Up!, Flora the Red Menace, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, Goldilocks, Fade Out-Fade In, I Love My Wife, Subways are for Sleeping and Is There Life After High School?. Opening Doors Theatre Company was honored with the 2009 Bistro Award for Outstanding Series, and 2007 and 2009 MAC Award nominations for Outstanding Variety Production/Recurring Series.

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