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New Cast Member Announced For 9 CIRCLES at Park Theatre Photo New Cast Member Announced For 9 CIRCLES at Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

Following the recent announcement of Guy Masterson and Bill Cain's 9 Circles at Park Theatre, the company have announced Daniel Bowerbank as the final cast member to join the cast.

Guy Masterson's 9 CIRCLES Comes to the Park Theatre Photo Guy Masterson's 9 CIRCLES Comes to the Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, the European premiere of 9 Circles is based on a true story of a repatriated US Army Private accused of war crimes. In a psychological thriller told through the eyes of the accused, 9 Circles asks how a soldier can be trained as a cold-blooded killing machine while clinging on to the threads of his humanity.

Bill Bailey Announces En Route To Normal  Australian Tour 2022 Photo Bill Bailey Announces En Route To Normal Australian Tour 2022
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022

Following a thumbs-up from immigration, Bill Bailey returns to Australia with his brand new show En Route To Normal starting in Toowoomba on September 22 and taking him around the country for 16 shows. 

Barry Cryer: A Celebration Comes to the Lyric Theatre Photo Barry Cryer: A Celebration Comes to the Lyric Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Glittering array of stars gather to remember iconic talent in special one-off show on 13th June including Stephen Fry, Judi Dench, Bill Bailey, Harry Hill, Maureen Lipman, Barry Humphries and Stewart Lee, plus recorded tributes from the likes of Stephen Merchant, Sandi Toksvig, Emma Thompson & Lee Mack…

Royal Opera House Announces Summer Season, Starring Bill Bailey and Professor Brian C Photo Royal Opera House Announces Summer Season, Starring Bill Bailey and Professor Brian Cox
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

The Royal Opera House has announced two stand-out shows on stage this summer, bringing two of Britain's top performers to one of London's most iconic venues: Horizons - A 21st Century Space Odyssey with Professor Brian Cox; and Bill Bailey: En Route to the Royal Opera House. 

State Theatre New Jersey Presents CATS Photo State Theatre New Jersey Presents CATS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2022

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the record-breaking musical spectacular has captivated audiences in over 30 countries in 15 languages, is back on tour across North America. This tour features new sound design, direction, and choreography. 

CATS Comes To South Bend Through December 5th Photo CATS Comes To South Bend Through December 5th
by Alan Henry - Dec 3, 2021

CATS will perform in South Bend this weekend through Sunday, December 5th, 2021. Get a first look at the national tour cast in action!

CATS Will Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre This December Photo CATS Will Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre This December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021

The North American tour of CATS will stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre December 21 - January 2.

Video: First Look at the New Company of CATS On Tour Photo Video: First Look at the New Company of CATS On Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2021

Get your first look at the North American tour of CATS. The new production officially opened at RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, NY and will visit more than 50 cities in the 2021/2022 season. 

Photos: First Look at the New Company of CATS On Tour Photo Photos: First Look at the New Company of CATS On Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2021

Get your first look at the North American tour of CATS. The new production officially opened at RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, NY and will visit more than 50 cities in the 2021/2022 season. 

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CATS Comes To South Bend Through December 5th VideoCATS Comes To South Bend Through December 5th
by Alan Henry - Dec 3, 2021

CATS will perform in South Bend this weekend through Sunday, December 5th, 2021. Get a first look at the national tour cast in action!

VIDEO: Watch the Season Two Trailer for MY LIFE IS MURDER VideoVIDEO: Watch the Season Two Trailer for MY LIFE IS MURDER
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2021

The season two trailer, released today, brings retired detective Alexa Crowe (Lawless) back to her Kiwi roots, where she’s once again unable to resist when asked to look into a bizarre unsolved murder.

VIDEO: CATS on Tour's Grizabella, Keri Rene Fuller, Sings 'Memory' VideoVIDEO: CATS on Tour's Grizabella, Keri Rene Fuller, Sings 'Memory'
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2019

The new National Tour of CATS, based off the last Broadway revival, is on the road! The musical returns to Toronto starting tomorrow until January 5th at The Princess of Wales Theatre. Toronto news channel, Breakfast Television chatted with Keri Rene Fuller, who plays Grizabella, about the show, and she performed Memory.

VIDEO: CATS Opens at the Hollywood Pantages in Los Angeles VideoVIDEO: CATS Opens at the Hollywood Pantages in Los Angeles
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 28, 2019

CATS opened in Los Angeles last night, and Hollywood came out to walk the Jellicle carpet! Check out video from the opening night below!

VIDEO: CATS' Nicole Scherzinger Performs 'Memory' at 2015 Olivier Awards
by Caryn Robbins - 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.

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!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Sierra Rep's RESPECT, Opening Tomorrow
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2013

From Betty Boop to Tina Turner and Lily Langtree to Cyndi Lauper, female pop stars and their music provide a vivid reflection of how much has changed for American women in the last 100 years. That's the story celebrated in the hit musical revue RESPECT: A Musical Journey of Women, playing at Sierra Repertory Theatre's East Sonora stage July 26 through September 1. Check out a behind the scenes look below!

STAGE TUBE: John Cleese Talks A FISH CALLED WANDA Musical!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2011

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, A Fish Called Wanda is being given musical treatment by original screenwriter John Cleese and his daughter Camilla. Bill Bailey has been recruited to compose. In an interview with The Hour, Cleese reveals that he has altered the last 20 minutes of the show in the stage version. Of the new plot addition he says: 'So we changed the last 20 minutes completely, they now escape in a helicopter from London Zoo so it's been great fun changing it.' The project has yet to commit to a director. Click below to hear Cleese on all things Wanda!