Wednesday, May 22, 2019

In the Movies: Aladdin, Lion King, Cats plus two nods to the Bard by Steven McKnight

Anyone watching television this week has probably viewed the onslaught of commercials for the Memorial Day weekend opening of Aladdin. It is the first of three major releases based on Broadw…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Behind the Legacy Robe by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Each Broadway season, the Legacy Robe makes its journey around Broadway to every musical that opens with an ensemble. The Robe is given to the ensemblist in each show wit…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Falling Backwards Onto Broadway by Mo Brady

by Zachary Daniel Jones Zachary Daniel Jones I never in a mill…

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Internet Meme Sensation, Grumpy Cat, Dies at Age 7 - Check Out Our Flashback Photos of Grumpy With the Cast of CATS by Stephanie Wild

Grumpy Cat, the feline internet celebrity who took the world by storm with her 'grumpy' demeanor, has died at age 7, according to The New York Times.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Standing @ Zero: Tootsie's Harris Milgrim by JK

So, why "Standing at Zero"? You know the numbers across the front of the stage? Zero is center, and we are putting one performer front and center.At the end of April, this month's honoree op…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Brighten Your Day With 12 Theatre-Inspired Cat Memes by Kailey Hansen

What do you get when you mix theatre and a bunch of cats? Well, probably the musical ‘Cats’, but also the mysterious and adorable underworld of theatre-themed kitty memes. Thank you, Int…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, May 13, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Outer Critics Circle Announces Awards, “The Band’s Visit” & “Mean Girls” Announce Some Casting, “Cats” Film Won’t Be Motion Capture! [display_podcast] “Today on…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Taylor Swift Explains How She'll Look in Tom Hooper's CATS Movie by BroadwayWorld

Tom Hooper's upcoming adaptation of Cats is on its way to the big screen and Taylor Swift, who plays Bambalurina in the film, told Entertainment Weekly about what to expect from the fur-fill…

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Taylor Swift Says in New Cats Film, the Fur Is Digital by Caitlin Moynihan

The jellicle ball is getting closer and closer! The Tom Hooper-helmed Cats film based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will be released on December 20, 2019 and the stars are slowly revea…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

To Gillie, With Love Will Celebrate Life of Cats and Phantom Choreographer Gillian Lynne by Adam Hetrick

Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo, Beverley Knight, and Caroline O’Connor are among those announced for the July event at London’s Gillian Lynne Theatre.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Taylor Swift Talks About 'CATS School' in New Interview by Alan Henry

In an interview, Taylor Swift - who will play Bombalurina in the upcoming cinematic adaptation of the hit Broadway musicals CATS, shared a new detail about what went on during the shooting o…

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

“On Your Feet!” at London Coliseum by Blouin Artinfo

The Tony Award-nominated musical “On Your Feet!” will be on stage from June 14 through August 31, 2019, at the London Coliseum. Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Ki…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Watch Tony Winner Judi Dench in Exclusive Clip From Trevor Nunn’s New Film Red Joan by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning director behind Les Misérables and Cats brings the true story of the “Granny Spy” to the silver screen.

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The Friday 5: 5 Winter Garden Theatre Marquees by JK

This was the marquee when I was born. An omen? Yes. When I see Beetlejuice next month, it will be the 5th different show I've seen at the Winter Garden Theatre. I've been seeing shows on Br…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Memorial for Casting Director Andrew Zerman Will Be Held at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Adam Hetrick

The former casting director on the original runs of Les Misérables, Cats, and The Phantom of the Opera passed away January 6.

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There’s a lot more than the return of Hamilton to the Kennedy Center 2019-20 season by Tim Treanor

There will be plenty of the familiar in the Kennedy Center’s 17-production mainstage season — classics like Cats, Bye Bye Birdie, Jesus Christ Superstar as well as musicals for which Was…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Old by John Simon

The British novelist L. P. Hartley is remembered chiefly for the novel and movie version of “The Go-Between,” beginning with “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently …

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Naoimh Morgan: ‘Acting in the Cats movie is a dream come true’ by Giverny Masso

Musical theatre actor Naoimh Morgan has landed her first film role in a screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Morgan tells

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Happy National Poetry Month, And Please Enjoy These Cat Poems by Artsjournal2

Apparently, cat poems are a thing, and LitHub wants you to know that the cats did not write the poems (in case anyone was confused). The list starts with the 18th century English poet Christ…

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Making Dance Out Of T.S. Eliot’s Poetry (And We Don’t Mean ‘CATS’) by Artsjournal2

How to make sense of Eliot’s “Four Quartets”? The choreographer isn’t sure, even after years of work. Pam Tanowitz: “It’s massive, it’s hard, it’s abstract. I still don’t u…

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Friday, April 12, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Music that sends cats hunting by Artsjournal1

This headline is not kidding. To judge from the playlist for pets Yannick Nézet-Séguin created, his three cats are mostly Romantics. But the tastes of David Patrick Stearns’s four cats r…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

A Practical Primer to the Cast of the Cats Film by Talaura Harms

A one-stop guide to which major star is playing which beloved feline, from Taylor Swift and Idris Elba to Judi Dench and James Corden.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

When Health Comes First: Diaries of a Workaholic by Mo Brady

by Stephanie Bissonnette Stephanie Bissonnette Work broke up w…

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Charl Brown, Mykal Kilgore & More to Join Casey Cott in Tommy at Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the Kennedy Center's upcoming staging of the acclaimed rock musical The Who's Tommy. The previously announced production, part of the Broadway Center Stage series, …

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

ALADDIN, CATS, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's April Stage-to-Screen Report by Kaitlin Milligan

This last month came with a lot of newstage to screen news and we're here to catch you up on all of it The film adaptation everyone is talking about, CATS, just recently wrapped production T…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, April 4, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Lucille Lortel Noms Announced, “Cats” will Feature Cat-Sized Cats, Maya Angelou Play Aiming for Broadway [display_podcast] “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Frid…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Breaking Video: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Memory' From The CATS Film by Alan Henry

BroadwayWorld has just learned that at a special CinemaCon event today, Jennifer Hudson performed 'Memory' - Grizabella's soaring second act ballad which convinces the Jellicles to select he…

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Cats brings behind-the-scenes footage for CinemaCon first look by Devan Coggan

Consider this your official invitation to the Jellicle Ball. Universal unveiled the first look at its upcoming Cats movie at Wednesday’s CinemaCon presentation in Las Vegas. Tom Hooper (L…

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen:  “CATS” Has Wrapped Filming, BroadwayCon Confirms 2020 Return, Patti F*cking LuPone Has Tweeted! [display_podcast] “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, pod…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Production Has Wrapped on Tom Hooper's CATS Film by TV News Desk

Working Titlehas announced that production has wrapped at Leavesden Studios in Hertfordshire, UK for the big screen adaptation ofCats, which is set to hit theatres on December 20, 2019

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