One of the biggest hits in theatrical history, CATS will come to Shea & # 39; s Buffalo Theater from 5 to 10 February 2019 as part of a multi-season tour in North America. Presale tickets will be sold from 10am to 10pm. Wednesday, November 7 using the MEMORY password. Tickets will be sold to the general public on Thursday, November 8, 2018.
Compiled by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on T.S. Eliot's Old Possum Leather Book, spectacular spectacular music has mesmerized audiences in more than 30 countries and 15 languages, now on tour in North America! Display new sound designs, directions and choreography for the new generation – experience the CATS for the first time when starting a new life, or let it thrill you again!
The Jellicle cat including Phillip Deceus as "Alonzo," McGee Maddox as "Bill Bailey / Rum Tum Tugger," Lexie Plath as "Bombalurina," Mariah Reives as "Cassandra," PJ DiGaetano as "Coricopat," Liz Schmitz as "Demeter, "Keri René Fuller as" Grizabella, "Kaitlyn Davidson as" Jellylorum, "Emily Jeanne Phillips as" Jennyanydots, "Tion Gaston as" Mistoffelees, "Tony D. & Alelio as" Mungojerrie, "and Hoy as" Munkustrap, "Timothy Gulan as "Peter / Bustopher Jones / Asparagus," Tyler John Logan as "Plato / Macavity," Anthony Michael Zas as "Pouncival," Rose Iannaccone as "Rumpelteazer," Ahren Victory as "Sillabub," Ethan Saviet as "Skimbleshanks," Halli Toland as "Tantomile," Devin Neilson as "Tumblebrutus," Brandon Michael Nase as "Victor / Old Deuteronomy," Caitlin Bond as "Victoria," along with Zachary S. Berger, Nicholas Burrage, Erin Chupinsky, Maria Failla, Justin WG eiss, Charlotte O & # 39; Dowd, Adam Richardson, Tricia Tanguy, Andy Zimmermann and others will be announced.
Below is a list of first year tour stops announced for CATS, with additional cities to follow.
Providence, RI Providence Performing Arts Center January 22 – January 27, 2019
Hartford, CT Bushnell Center January 29 – February 3, 2019
Buffalo, NY Shea 's Performing Arts Center February 5 – February 10, 2019
San Jose, CA San Jose Performing Arts Center February 19 – February 24, 2019
Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Pantages February 26 – March 24 2019
Seattle, WA The Paramount Theater March 26 – March 31 2019
Sacramento, CA Theater Community Center April 2 – April 7, 2019
Costa Mesa, CA Segerstrom Center April 9 – April 14 2019
San Diego, CA Civic Theater April 16 – April 21 2019
Denver, CO Buell Theater April 24 – April 28 2019
Tucson, AZ Centennial Hall 30 April – 5 May 2019
Austin, TX Bass Concert Hall May 7 – May 12, 2019
Alto, NM Spencer Theater May 14 – May 15 2019
Albuquerque, NM Popejoy Hall May 16 – May 19 2019
Oklahoma City, OK Civic Center Music Hall May 21 – May 26 2019
Fayetteville, AR Walton Arts Center May 28 – June 2, 2019
Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center 4 June – 9 June 2019
Cincinnati, OH Aronoff Center 11 June – 16 June 2019
Philadelphia, PA Forrest Theater June 18 – June 30, 2019
Kansas City, MO Starlight Theater 9 July – 14 July 2019
Chicago, IL Oriental Theater July 16 – August 4, 2019
Atlanta, GA Fox Theater August 6 – August 11, 2019
Charlotte, NC Belk Theater August 13 – August 18 2019
Hershey, PA Hershey Theater August 20 – August 25, 2019
The original Broadway production was opened in 1982 on Broadway's Winter Garden Theater, where he ran for 7,485 shows and 18 years. CATS was originally produced on Broadway by Cameron Mackintosh, The Really Useful Company Limited, David Geffen, and The Shubert Organization.
CATS returned to Broadway in 2016 in an amazing revival at Neil Simon Theater. Preview shows begin Thursday, July 14, 2016, and are officially opened on Sunday, July 31, 2016. CATS plays its final appearance on Saturday, December 30, 2017 after 16 previews and 593 regular shows.
The creative team for CATS's new productions includes John Napier (Scenic & Costume Design), Natasha Katz (Lighting Design), Mick Potter (Sound Design), choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, based on original choreography by Gillian Lynne, and direction by Trevor Nunn.
Since the premiere in the world, CATS has been presented in more than 30 countries, has been translated into 15 languages, and has been seen by more than 73 million people worldwide. Originally directed by Trevor Nunn with the choreography and direction of the association by Gillian Lynne, beautiful designs and costumes by John Napier, lighting design by David Hersey, and sound design by Abe Jacob, CATS opened in West End in 1981. The musical debuted on Broadway in 1982 where he won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Original London and Broadway recordings won the Grammy Awards for the Best Cast Album. The hit song CATS "Memory" was recorded by more than 150 artists from Barbra Streisand and Johnny Mathis to Liberace and Barry Manilow. The Best Music Award that won the Tony Award won the longest musical title in Broadway history until it was surpassed in 2006 by Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. The original Broadway production was closed on September 10, 2000 and is currently the fourth longest show in Broadway history. This marks the first tour of the iconic Broadway musical revival.
The adaptation of the first live-action film from CATS, which was produced by Universal Pictures and the Working Title, will open on December 20, 2019.
The rise of CATS was produced by The Shubert Organization, James L. Netherlands, The Really Useful Group and Cameron Mackintosh.
For more information, please visit CatsTheMusical.com
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