Cats on Tour

Current Theatre & Tickets
Providence Performing Arts Center (Providence, RI)
220 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI 02903
1/22/2019 - 1/29/2019


The Marlowe Shares Updated Schedule for Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

As well as individual acts, the Canterbury venue's Marlowe Theatre will host the popular Live At The Marlowe, while The Marlowe Studio has sneak previews of eight Edinburgh Fringe comedy acts. (more...)

Photo Flash: North Carolina Theatre Stages PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory, North Carolina Theatre's flagship training program offering professional instruction in acting, voice and dance for ages three to adult, is excited to bring to the stage its production of Pippin, July 6-8 at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. (more...)

Countdown to Barks: Get Animated with 17 Years of Broadway Barks Posters!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

For the past 20 years, more than 2,000 Cats and dogs have stolen Broadway's spotlight and the hearts of all who come to Broadway Barks. Approximately 85% of these furry friends have successfully found forever homes. (more...)

I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Kicks Off Vermont's ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as 'the relationship.' (more...)

ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Returns For Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

The ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival offers a season of live, professional musical theatre productions that run from August to October each year. Our Festival is modeled after the 'summer stock' tradition of staging shows: we use a resident company of actors and artists to create a series of musicals, with an all-new production presented every few weeks across our three-month season. (more...)

ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Presents THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

'Try to Remember' a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chris Walley Talks THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE
by Jamie Body - Jul 9, 2018

BWW chatted to Chris Walley from The Lieutenant of Inishmore about his time at RADA and how it feels to make his professional stage debut in the Michael Grandage directed play. (more...)

The Irish Heritage Theatre Presents LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Irish Heritage Theatre announced its Fall 2018 production Lay Me Down Softly by Billy Roche. After a highly successful and critically acclaimed 'Women of Ireland' season last year featuring By the Bog of Cats (several critics' awards including third place overall in Best Actor (Female) category and the company's first Barrymore Recommended production) and The Women of Ireland, a risky choice of short classics (Riders to the Sea and Cathleen Ni Houlihan) mixed with a few absurdist contemporary Irish pieces directed by three female directors, we now turn to a season dedicated to The Irish Family. The phrase, 'You can't choose your family' springs to mind immediately. (more...)

Abandoman Returns To Underbelly Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Rob Broderick returns to Underbelly Festival Southbank this week for a first look at brand new show: The Abandoman Show. Using his trademark blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation, Rob will take you on a magical journey, transforming the audience's likes, loathes and daydreams into hit songs and captivating tales. (more...)

Susie Dent To Bring Her Secret Words To Swindon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Take a journey into the curious, unexpected, and downright surreal origins of the words we use every day. Queen of Dictionary Corner, Susie Dent will retell the adventures that lie hidden within such words as lasagne (involving a chamber pot) and bugbear (a terrorising monster), and explain such oddities as the silent h in ghost and the mysterious disappearance of kempt, gormful, and ruly (and yes, you really can be gruntled). She will look to the lexicon of the past to fill some of today's linguistic gaps - such as the frenzied fit of tidying we all do just as guests are about to descend (that's a scurryfunge). (more...)

Dickey Betts, The Get Up Kids, Thrice, The Front Bottoms To Headline Great South Bay Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

The Great South Bay Music Festival - Long Islands longest running, and largest 4 day, all ages Music & Arts Festival, returns to the picturesque waterfront at Shorefront Park in Patchogue Village from Thursday, July 12 through Sunday, July 15th.  (more...)

The Warner Theatre Presents Disney's THE ARISTOCATS KIDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

On July 20, The students of the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Summer Arts Program will present Disney's THE ARISTOCats KIDS in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney's The AristoCats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns. (more...)

Dancers From Broadway, National Tours, And TV Sing In Debut Of #DancerFirst This Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2018

A new series for the #dancerfirst premiers at The West End on Tuesday July 10th at 9:30pm! Directed by Ian Connor, Hosted by Jake McKenna (WICKED FROZEN Off-Broadway). Dancers from the National Touring Companies of A CHORUS LINE, NEWSIES, Cats, WICKED, THE WIZARD OF OZ, PIPPIN, THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, FLASH DANCE, FINDING NEVERLAND, 42ND STREET, Broadway's Cats, TV's SMASH, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, and Rocketts from THE RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR leave their dance shoes at home and sing songs of their choice in #DANCERFIRST - A Cabaret. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Flat Rock Playhouse's BROADWAY ON THE ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2018

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2018 season continues by bringing audiences another hit musical theater experience, Broadway on the Rock, running July 6th - July 21st on the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. In response to the 2017 hit production of Music of the Night: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Flat Rock Playhouse's brand new production of Broadway on the Rock, will feature music from Oklahoma, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, Hair, Oliver, Brigadoon, Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Wicked and more! (more...)

New American Folk Theatre Presents the World Premiere of SCRAPS at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of SCRAPS, the story of the Patchwork Girl of Oz, many years after her celebrated adventures in L. Frank Baum's Oz book series. (more...)

Review Roundup: Terrence Mann Directed JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre begins the final show of the 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series: 'Jesus Christ Superstar', the iconic rock opera based on the last week of Jesus' life. CRT Nutmeg Summer Series Artistic Director Terrence Mann directs, Christopher d'Amboise choreographs. 'Jesus Christ Superstar' stars Alex Prakken (Jesus), Ryan Vona (Judas) and Jonathan Cobrda (Pontius Pilate). (more...)

PBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

PBS today announced its fall 2018 schedule lineup, anchored by THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (Tuesdays, September 11- October 23). Exploring the power, passion and joy of reading, the series is hosted by Meredith Vieira and features reflections from everyday Americans as well as notables. Margaret Atwood, Lauren Graham, John Irving, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Diane Lane, George R.R. Martin and many more reflect on their favorite books. The series will culminate with the results of the first-ever national vote for “America's Best-Loved Novel.”  (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New TO TELL THE TRUTH on ABC - Sunday, August 5, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jul 16, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On All New TO TELL THE TRUTH , airing on ABC on Sunday, August 5, 2018! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS on ABC - Sunday, August 5, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jul 16, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS , airing on ABC on Sunday, August 5, 2018! (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Autumn Winter Programme - MOUTHPIECE, BLACK BEAUTY, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Christmas welcomes the latest full-length play from Kieran Hurley - Mouthpiece (5-22 Dec), produced in association with HighTide - an unexpected, darkly comic and at times shocking story of two unlikely lives intertwined. After encountering each other on Salisbury Crags one evening, Libby and Declan form an uneasy friendship, complicated by class and culture - Libby spots an opportunity to put her writing career back on track, and tell a story that really matters. Mouthpiece takes a deeply personal look at the different Edinburghs which often exist in ignorance of one another, and examines whether it's possible to tell someone else's story without exploiting them. Orla O'Loughlin directs, marking her final production as Artistic Director before taking on the role of Vice-Principal and Director of Drama at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. (more...)

VIDEO: Gavin Creel, Charlie Stemp (and a Whole Bunch of Puppies) Take Over Shubert Alley for Broadway Barks Performance!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2018

Below, watch as Gavin Creel, Charlie Stemp and the cast of Hello, Dolly! help kick off the festivities with a very special performance of 'Put On Your Sunday Clothes' featuring was else, but puppies! (more...)

The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents THE VELCRO SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

As part of its popular family-friendly Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series hosting acclaimed puppeteers from around New England and beyond, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present The Velcro Show! by Kalob Puppet Co. on Saturday, July 28 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. (more...)

Kimmel Center Announces New Lineup Including The Family Discovery Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce a fantastic new lineup to the 2018/19 season including the entertaining Family Discovery Series. Tickets for most shows are on sale now. This incredible lineup joins the already announced Broadway Philadelphia season that includes the Philadelphia premiere of Hamilton; and the 2018/19 Jazz Season. (more...)

The Brian Setzer Orchestra Announces 15th Anniversary Christmas Rocks! Tour
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece ORCHESTRA have announced the details for their 15th anniversary 'Christmas Rocks! Tour,' presented for the fourth consecutive year by SiriusXM. Hitting 25 cities, the annual holiday extravaganza will launch November 16 at the State Theatre in SETZER's adopted hometown of Minneapolis and wrap December 22 in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater (full itinerary below). Supporting the tour will be Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones. The public on sale date is Friday, July 20 at 10am local time, with the following presales: (more...)

Stephen Schwartz To Host WORKING 40th Anniversary Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

WORKING, the 1978 musical that celebrated America's multi-faceted workforce, will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an all-star cast at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, August 12th at 7:00pm and 9:30om. The concert will be hosted by WORKING'S songwriter Stephen Schwartz. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out For Broadway Barks, Hosted by Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 15, 2018

Broadway Barks, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, took place yesterday, Saturday, July 14, 2018 in Shubert Alley. (more...)

Amy Lehpamer To Play Headmistress Rosalie Mullins in Australian Premiere of SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2018

In the role made famous by Joan Cusack in the hit film, Amy Lehpamer will button up, starch up and don her spectacles to play the uptight but lovable straight-laced schoolmarm with a hankering for Stevie Nicks. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kimberlee Ferreira, director of BEEHIVE at Mill Town Players
by Neil Shurley - Jul 15, 2018

'It takes generations of people back to their younger days, which is what is so incredible about theater' (more...)

BWW Review: Political Machinations from Theatre9/12's THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH
by Jay Irwin - Jul 14, 2018

A young idealist comes to town with an aim to take down the rich fat Cats who have rigged the government to only work in their favor only to be swayed by the trappings of their wealth and power. Sounds like something from our government today but no, I'm referring to Henrik Ibsen's play, as adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, "The League of Youth", currently being offered from Theatre9/12, examining the goings on in a small town in Norway, 1869. I guess political corruption has been around as long as there has been politics. (more...)

Gavin Creel, Charlie Stemp & HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Will Perform at Broadway Barks!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

For the past 20 years, more than 2,000 Cats and dogs have stolen Broadway's spotlight and the hearts of all who come to Broadway Barks. Approximately 85% of these furry friends have successfully found forever homes. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Sings Ahrens & Flaherty, Vonda Shepard & More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

BWW TV: The Beat Goes On! The Go-Go's Take the Stage at HEAD OVER HEELS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2018

Tonight the audience over at the new musical Head Over Heels got an extra special treat at curtain call, when the source of the show's score, legendary rock group The Go-Go's, took the stage for a performance of some of their classic hits! Check out the video below! (more...)

Bonnie Langford Will Join the Cast of 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Bonnie Langford, the much-loved star of stage and screen, is to join the cast of 42nd STREET, the spectacular homage to the world of musical theatre, as the production extends its residency at Theatre Royal Drury Lane for a final time, through to Saturday 5 January 2019. (more...)

First Look At DON'T TELL ME NOT TO FLY at McEwan Hall
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 13, 2018

First images have been released for Don't Tell Me Not To Fly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

The Ballard Institute Presents THE DINOSAUR SHOW By Mesner Puppet Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

???????As part of its popular, family-friendly Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series hosting acclaimed puppeteers from around New England and beyond, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present The Dinosaur Show by Missouri's Mesner Puppet Theater on Saturday, July 21 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Comes to Dallas Summer Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM), Broadway Across America (BAA) and Performing Arts Fort Worth are thrilled to announce Love Never Dies will make its North Texas premiere in Dallas July 24 - August 5, 2018 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, and in Fort Worth August 7-12, 2018 at Bass Performance Hall as part of a North American Tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Terrence Mann Directed JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre begins the final show of the 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series: "Jesus Christ Superstar", the iconic rock opera based on the last week of Jesus' life. CRT Nutmeg Summer Series Artistic Director Terrence Mann directs, Christopher d'Amboise choreographs. "Jesus Christ Superstar" stars Alex Prakken (Jesus), Ryan Vona (Judas) and Jonathan Cobrda (Pontius Pilate). (more...)

Egg & Spoon Moves To Access Theater For Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

One of the newer members of the Off-Off Broadway community has just announced their second season, set to begin in September at Access Theater in SoHo. (more...)

Bay Street Theater's EVITA Now In Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

???????Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that rehearsals have begun for EVITA, a revival of the revolutionary musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; directed by Will Pomerantz; and choreographed by Marcos Santana. The production will run from July 31 - August 26, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now. To purchase, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

THE MAIDS Extends One Week at The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The Artistic Home's summer late night production of Jean Genet's THE MAIDS has been extended one week - adding performances Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22. Genet's subversive drama in which two maids fantasize killing their mistress was inspired by a real-life murder committed by two sisters working as maids who killed their employer and her daughter.  In the play, the maids construct elaborate sadomasochistic rituals when their mistress (Madame) is away. The focus of their role-playing is the murder of Madame and they take turns portraying both sides of the power divide. (more...)

Countdown to Barks: Sutton Foster, Ariana DeBose, Max von Essen & More Show Off Their Pets in Tails of Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

After a long week of treading the boards, what better way for performers to unwind than with the affection of a furry friend? To get ready for the big weekend, we're flashing back through our own series, Tails of Broadway, in which photographer Jessica Fallon Gordon captures priceless moments between Broadway's brightest stars and their pets. Click here for more of Tails of Broadway! (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Storm Lever, and More Added to Line Up of Broadway Barks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The 20th Annual Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies, will feature celebrities from the hottest shows currently on Broadway. Just announced to join the event are: Aaron De Jesus (Jersey Boys), Katrina Lenk (The Band's Visit), Storm Lever (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical) (more...)

Head Back To School With Fall Classes At The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Local students are headed back to school this August to their favorite classes of all: dance, singing, acting and more in thrilling fall classes at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts! (more...)

National Geographic: Symphony for Our World to Kick Off North American Leg of World Tour in L.A. on Oct. 27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

National Geographic and Jason Michael Paul Entertainment, Inc. are presenting the all-new and dazzling National Geographic: Symphony for Our World, which thrilled audiences with a special sold-out preview in San Francisco on Earth Day, April 22. The North American leg of the worldwide tour kicks off in Los Angeles on October 27 at Hollywood's iconic Dolby Theatre. Four additional previews before the October 27 start date will be performed in Austin, TX, U.S. and Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, Australia. (more...)

Her Story Theater Announces Cast for MONGER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Full casting has been announced for Her Story Theater's world premiere of MONGER: THE AWAKENING OF J.B. BENTON - the fourth play in its cycle of dramas exposing sex trafficking practices in Chicago. Written by Her Story Theater Founder and Producing Artistic Director Mary Bonnett, and directed by John Mossman, Co-Founder of The Artistic Home, MONGER follows a Chicago criminal defense attorney with a secret sex life who deals with his sensitive 16-year-old son's legal crisis on the day he takes a deposition from the mother of a murdered teenage victim. (more...)

Peak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Peak Performances kicks off its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of Hatuey: Memory of Fire, a rousing Afro-Cuban-Yiddish opera performed in English, Yiddish and Spanish, with music by Frank London, libretto by Elise Thoron, direction by Mary Birnbaum, and choreography by Maija Garcia. (more...)

CATS Will Return To Chicago in July 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Broadway In Chicago has announced that the national tour of Cats, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, will play Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) for a limited engagement July 16 through August 4, 2019. Cats will be part of Broadway In Chicago's upcoming season. Subscriptions will go on sale in the fall of 2018. (more...)

Playhouse Square Welcomes National Geographic Live! Speaker Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

???????Playhouse Square and National Geographic Live, National Geographic's touring speaker series, and are proud to announce ?a new speaker series. From the big Cats of the Asian jungles, to the glacial waters of the North Atlantic, to the spectacular views from the International Space Station, the new National Geographic Live speaker series at Playhouse Square offers three unforgettable adventures. Journey with acclaimed National Geographic photographers and their breathtaking images to some of the world's most incredible places from the comfort of our beautiful and historic theaters. The new three-event series featuring National Geographic Live's speakers is sponsored by Spectrum. (more...)

The Irish Heritage Theatre Presents LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

It is with great excitement that the Irish Heritage Theatre announces our Fall 2018 production Lay Me Down Softly by Billy Roche. After a highly successful and critically acclaimed 'Women of Ireland' season last year featuring By the Bog of Cats (several critics' awards including third place overall in Best Actor (Female) category and our first Barrymore Recommended production) and The Women of Ireland, a risky choice of short classics (Riders  to the Sea and Cathleen Ni Houlihan) mixed with a few absurdist contemporary Irish pieces directed by three female directors, we now turn to a season dedicated to The Irish Family. The phrase, 'You can't choose your family' springs to mind immediately. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens AT Pittsburgh CLO 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together. (more...)

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