Written by David Kary

For those few not in the know the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical CATS is drawn from the whimsical verse of TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats and a few other choice bits of the great British poet’s works. The musical is arranged around a dozen or so scenes.

The show’s current season at the Capitol is a revival of the classic West End production which premiered way back in 1981.

In CATS the Jellicle Cats gather once a year to hear who will be chosen by their leader, Old Deuteronomy, to journey to the Heaviside Layer to be reborn into a new life, after the traditional nine lives that they have already spent. One by one, the cats take the stage to make their case to be reborn… Read more.

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