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The Musical with Nine Lives
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S. Eliot
First performance at the New London Theatre, London, May 11, 1981,
presented by Cameron Mackintosh and The Rea lly Useful Theatre Co. Limited.
Originally presented in America by The Shubert Organization, Cameron Mackintosh, The Really Useful Company, and David Geffen.
Original Broadway Production directed by Trevor Nunn
Associate Directed and Choreographed by Gillian Lynne
Designed by John Napier
Orchestration by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Our theatre will take a ninth-life leap to celebrate our 30th Annual Summer Youth Theatre program in the all-teen reinvention of Cats—featuring a unique cast of 41 felines ages 13-19. This compelling fable of hope and redemption includes larger-than-life characters that inhabit a metaphorical junkyard where one of them will be chosen for rebirth. Among the candidates are the criminal Macavity, rocker Rum Tum Tugger, and the once-glamorous Grizabella, now but a faded memory of her former self.
Summer Youth Theatre Production, ages 13 - 19
CATS is presented through exclusive arrangement with The Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatre Library, 229 West 28th Street, 11th floor, New York, New York 10001
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