Friday, November 15, 2019

These Circus Cats Will Jump Through Hoops — Thanks To Training (And Treats) by Jeff Lunden

In addition to the usual assortment of death-defying acts, The Savitsky Cats — a Ukrainian mother-and-daughter team and their nine trained fluffballs — are now performing for New York cr…

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Betty Buckley to Join Jason Robert Brown in His SubCulture Residency Series

SubCulture, the performing arts venue in downtown Manhattan, is pleased to announce Jason Robert Brown's special guest for his artist-in-residence concerts on November 23rd, 24th and 25th: T…

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Hear Taylor Swift's Soulful Rendition of the New Song 'Beautiful Ghosts' from the Cats Film by

We were thrilled when we found out a few weeks ago that Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber had crafted an original song for the upcoming movie musical adaptation of Cats. Titled "Beautif…

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Listen Now: Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Beautiful Ghosts” by Broadway Direct

Lyric video for ‘Beautiful Ghosts’ performed by Taylor Swift from the motion picture CATS. Written by Taylor Swift & Andrew Lloyd Webber. The post Listen Now: Taylor Swift and Andre…

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Wake Up With BWW 11/15: Taylor Swift Releases Song From CATS Film, and More!

Today's top stories: Listen to Taylor Swift's new song from the upcoming Cats film, and more!

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First Listen: Taylor Swift Releases New CATS Movie Song 'Beautiful Ghosts'

Taylor Swift took to social media to announce that her new song, co-written with Andrew Lloyd Webber, 'Beautiful Ghosts' will be released at 12:01 a.m. EST on November 15! The song was wri…

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Listen to ‘Beautiful Ghosts,’ the Song Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber Wrote for the Cats Movie by Ryan McPhee

Swift dropped the song November 15 ahead of the film’s December 20 premiere.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Taylor Swift Will Release New CATS Movie Song 'Beautiful Ghosts' November 15

Taylor Swift took to social media to announce that her new song, co-written with Andrew Lloyd Webber, 'Beautiful Ghosts' will be released at 12:01 a.m. EST on November 15! The song was wri…

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Taylor Swift Will Release New Cats Song ‘Beautiful Ghosts’ November 15 by Ryan McPhee

The pop star, who plays Bombalurina in the upcoming movie, collaborated with Andrew Lloyd Webber on the ballad.

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Standing @ Zero: Frozen's Adam Perry (NSFW) by JK

This month we give thanks for an ensemblist with seven Broadway shows (and three national tours) under his dance belt. His career spans classic shows, both revivals and modern, and he's work…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

More Elaine Paige! The English Musical Theater Legend Weighs In on the Upcoming Cats Movie and More by Matt Wolf

In the first part of our chat with the ever-vital Elaine Paige, the English musical theater legend spoke about making the shift into radio and the excitement that has accompanied this unexpe…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Watch Cats Star Jason Derulo Show Off How to Be a Jellicle by Dan Meyer

The R&B singer stopped by The Kelly Clarkson Show to discuss the preparation for playing Rum Tum Tugger in the upcoming movie.

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Watch Cats Film Star Jason Derulo Give Cat Lessons to Kelly Clarkson & Nicole Byer by

We can hardly believe that the star-packed Cats film is just six weeks away from arriving in cinemas. In advance of the eagerly anticipated movie musical, Jason Derulo, who will take on the…

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

CATS Film Will Miss the Deadline For Multiple Award Nominations This Season

It has been revealed that the upcoming Cats film will miss multiple awards deadlines for this upcoming award season.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Big Apple Circus - Thrills and Fun for All! by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander The most important element of any circus is the ability to instill feelings of joy and amazement in its audience. Something Big Apple Circus, now beginning its 4…

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Elaine Paige on Being Known as the 'First Lady of the British Musical Theater,' Her Successful Radio Show & More by Matt Wolf

Elaine Paige needs scant introduction as the “first lady of the British musical theater,” a title that the veteran star of Evita, Cats, Chess and Sunset Boulevard, to name just a few of …

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The Friday 5 Quiz: Broadway Costumes: Cats Edition by JK

Let me start off this week's Friday 5 with an apology. I'm sorry that I forgot to give the answers to the last Broadway Costumes Quiz under last week's Friday 5! Those answers are below this…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ryan McCartan & More Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below

Earlier today, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed multi-platinum-selling recording artist, composer, lyricist, pianist, actress and Tony Award©-nominee Ann Hampton Callaway (Swing!) and Tony Awa…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Former Royal Ballet Dancer Jailed For Molesting Girls by Artsjournal2

Stephen Beagley was a leading classical ballet dancer in the 1970s and 1980s in Britain, and starred in CATS as well. He’s been jailed for 10 years for molesting girls ages 9-13. – BBC

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

ARF Halloween Pawty by Barry Gordin

November 2, 2019: The tricks and treats continued with ARF's Halloween Pawty on Saturday, November 2, from 12 to 3 PM. All were welcome, kids and pets, too, at the ARF Adoption Center in Ea…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Beverley Knight to Star in World Premiere Drifters Jukebox Musical in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed music star and Olivier-nominated actress Beverley Knight has signed on to portray Faye Treadwell, legendary manager of The Drifters, in a new musical about the iconic group, set to…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

VIDEO: Josh Groban Lends His Voice to a CATS Parody on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

On today's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, Kelly and Ryan share their take on 'Cats' with new trailers shown by WABC's entertainment reporter Randy Kenyon (Sandy Keyon's twin brother)…

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The Big Apple Circus: A No-Frills Edition Still Packs a Few Thrills by Michael Sommers

★★★ A Wheel of Death, a pack of cats, and a hand-balancing duo are the top acts The post The Big Apple Circus: A No-Frills Edition Still Packs a Few Thrills appeared first on New York …

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The Truth Is, ‘Cats’ Is as Inscrutable as That Trailer by Louis Bayard

Why was the musical a sensation? What’s with the plot? Based on what we know of the show, here’s our guide to this unlikely mash-up of C.G.I. and T.S. Eliot.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Betty Buckley, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Will Perform at Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala

Today, the Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) announced critically acclaimed performers for its annual DGF Gala on Monday, November 4 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NYC. Hosted by Emmy and Golde…

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Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber Write New Original Song for CATS by Broadway Direct

Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber have written a new song for CATS, in theaters December 20. The post Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber Write New Original Song for CATS appeared first …

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Big Apple Circus by Wendy Caster

Tired of the news? Depressed by the weird meanness of humans? Maybe you need a mini-vacation. Maybe you need to bask in the weird wonder of humans. Jayson Dominguez and the Wheel of DeathP…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

VIDEO: Taylor Swift Talks About Her New Song in CATS, 'Cat School', Being 'Bros' With Andrew Lloyd Webber, and More!

Taylor Swift recently did an interview discussing all aspects of her upcoming role in the Cats film.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Come one, come all, to the ‘Big Apple Circus’ at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park! by Deb Miller

Aerialists and acrobats, big tops and bicycles, cotton candy, cats, and clowns – the ABC’s of 21st-century circus-arts entertainment can be enjoyed by one and all with the return of New …

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Taylor Swift & Andrew Lloyd Webber Wrote a New Song for the Cats Film by Andy Lefkowitz

As if we needed another reason to get excited about the Cats movie. The Tony-winning musical's legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed that he crafted an original song for the f…

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Taylor Swift Reveals She Auditioned For Eponine In Tom Hooper's LES MISERABLES; Reveals New CATS Song Details

In a new interview with Variety, Taylor Swift has revealed she has previously auditioned for CATS director Tom Hooper for the 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables.

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