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, who had already made a name for herself with the chart hit "", arranged a private audition and was cast in an as-then undecided role. The compositions were performed privately for friends but Lloyd Webber had no further intentions for them at the time. Formats: CD• It was credited with revitalising the then-stagnant musical genre in Australia. 2002• 0625rem solid ef4626;letter-spacing:. 1996• [ ] After the Jellicle Ball, Old Deuteronomy contemplates "what happiness is", referring to Grizabella. — , William Osborne and — 1992• The entirety of "" was cut, along with parts of "The Jellicle Ball", "The Old Gumbie Cat", "Mr. slideshow-slide-product-review-summary a u,. content-lede-image-credit a u,. Despite still having no established book or score, rehearsals began on 9 March 1981 in a church hall in , London. Performers in the non-Equity tour included as Jennyanydots 2001 and as Grizabella 2002. : Known as the "old Gumbie cat", she sits all day and rules the mice and cockroaches by night. D'Alessandro, Anthony 5 January 2020. In the ballet world, people are also incensed for a different reason: Hayward is being billed as a newcomer. The film is directed by —in his second feature musical following 2012 —from a screenplay by and Hooper and features an , including , , , , , , , , and. playlist on. from the original on 19 November 2019. Willman, Chris 15 November 2019. There was an initial disagreement over the casting of Nicholas as ; Nunn had misgivings about the actor's easy-going attitude but eventually yielded to Lloyd Webber, Mackintosh and Lynne, all of whom were keen on Nicholas for the role. " The 2016 Broadway revival received a similarly mixed review by of The New York Times. 5;color: 7b7b7b;text-transform:lowercase;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:. After the second West End revival, the production toured the UK in 2016 with as Grizabella and as Rum Tum Tugger. Usually played by the actor playing Gus. The number also originally involved the cast putting on "Asian accents" to portray the Siamese cats. Home media Cats was released on 17 March 2020 and on and on 7 April in the United States. The concert was performed by , and. He also added the element of rebirth as a play on the idea that cats have nine lives. : Platinum Original Viennese cast• While the technology is a bit jarring, you can still see all of the Cats cast's faces, and it's clear this cast is a stacked one. directed and choreographed a production at the Theatre in 2019 with a cast that included and. Highlights - Original Italian cast• Munkustrap: 1987 , 1991—1992 , 1996—1997, 1999 , 1999—2000• An episode of the musical television series , titled "I Need Some Balance", parodied Cats by having all the songs sung by anthropomorphic cats who "introduce [themselves] over '80s Broadway beats". He is vain, insecure and full of bravado. " The production faced a last minute mishap when Dench during rehearsals for "The Old Gumbie Cat" and had to pull out one week before the first preview. On 19 June 1997, Cats overtook to become the with 6,138 performances. By the next evening, Stilgoe had produced a draft for "Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats". D'Alessandro, Anthony 18 October 2018. — 2010• Electra: 1993—1994• and — 2003• The song will be sung by Francesca Hayward, followed later in a reprise by Judi Dench, with a credits version sung by Swift. The 2015 Australian tour and 2015 Paris production also used the new version of the character; however, the 2016 Broadway revival did not. Cats made its French debut at the from February 1989 to April 1990, with an original cast that included as Old Deuteronomy. Asparagus: A general chorus cat. A sombre moral from Old Deuteronomy is interrupted by a second loud crash, presumably from , which sends the alarmed cats scurrying. "The Moments of Happiness" — Old Deuteronomy• and either or — 2006• Musicologist John Snelson wrote of the poems: [They] provided excellent material for musicalization, as Eliot's style in this collection is reminiscent of a popular lyricist. The first contender Munkustrap introduces is "The Old Gumbie Cat" , a large tabby cat who lazes around all day, but come nighttime, she becomes active, teaching mice and cockroaches various activities to curb their naturally destructive habits. Cats redefined musical theatre in the German-speaking part of the world, turning an industry which consisted of at the time towards privately funded commercial productions. They are mischievous petty burglars who enjoy causing trouble around their human neighbourhood "Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer". Among the cast were and who originated the roles of and in the respectively, and who originated the role of on. After a try-out at in July 2001, the production toured North America for 11 years from August 2001 to June 2012. In the past, Munkustrap has been played by theater actors like Michael Gruber pictured above and Harry Groener. The final performance was broadcast live on a large outdoor screen in for fans who could not acquire a ticket. Jaih Betote as Coricopat• Casting for the other roles began in November 1980, with auditions held across the UK for dancers who could also sing and act. Formats: CD - Original Polish cast• Nunn initially envisioned Practical Cats as a for five actors and two pianos, which he felt would reflect "Eliot's charming, slightly offbeat, mildly satiric view of late-1930s London". Cats opened to positive reviews at the in the in 1981 and then to mixed reviews at the on in 1982. Cats opened new regional, touring and international markets that the industry continues to capitalise on. Shortly before tickets went on sale in mid-February, Nunn revealed to the alarmed producers that he was struggling to write the script for the musical. The musical became a cultural phenomenon and has had a profound influence on the medium. Alonzo: 1984• 5 million, finishing fourth at the box office. Marketing On 6 April 2019, Jennifer Hudson performed "" at the Las Vegas CinemaCon, along with a behind-the-scenes look with the film's cast and crew. Coricopat: Male twin of Tantomile. D'Alessandro, Anthony 25 September 2018. Hushed giggling sounds signal the entrance of , a pair of near-identical cats. 2000• Meanwhile, Mackintosh engaged the advertising agency Dewynters to design a poster for the musical. — Leora Barish and 2006• The first non-replica production of Cats was approved for a Polish production at the Teatr Muzyczny Roma in. slideshow-slide-product-review-retailer,body,. In September 2018, and Mette Towley were cast, with announced to be executive producing. In May 2020, during the , Lloyd Webber announced that he would broadcast this film on YouTube with live commentary in honor of his beloved cat Mika, who was hit and killed by a car that morning. longform-article-breaker-ad:after,. In May 2016, Hooper was confirmed as director. Each actor is picking up a long-treasured role and putting their own spin on it for the big screen. "Overture" — Orchestra• "Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat" — Skimbleshanks and Company• The musical returned once again to the London Palladium for another limited run lasting from 23 October 2015 to 2 January 2016, starring as Grizabella. For example, the costume for the flirtatious Bombalurina is designed to accentuate her sensuality, while the markings on the costume for Jemima — the youngest of the tribe — resemble crayon scribbles. Director Tom Hooper has managed to bring in a very talented cast for the latest adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats. Coolidge Corner gives Rocky Horror-like viewing instructions to audiences at its monthly showings. 2005• Nunn expanded on these concepts by conceiving the Jellicle Ball as an annual ritual in which the cats vie to be chosen to ascend to the Heaviside Layer, thus giving the characters a reason to gather and sing about themselves in the musical. In some productions he is portrayed as a vicious pirate; in others, he is more comical. I just had a good time doing the screen tests" But there were no tryouts involved by the time everyone got to 2018: "When I was approached this time, it was a straight-up offer. Archived from on 7 April 2010. The musical's setting and disregard for allowed for groundbreaking experimentations in lighting and audio technology. He is a quiet ginger-and-white young tom, and is typically paired with Victoria in a during the Jellicle Ball. Steven McRae, a principal dancer at the Royal Ballet, is playing Skimbleshanks, a cat who works on a train. The musical's title was thus shortened to just Cats. Portrayed by original Broadway cast member. Electra: A quiet and reserved kitten. After Hamburg, the German production transferred to where it played from 2001 to 2002. Mistoffelees: 1991—1993, 1995—1996 , 1996—1999 , 1999• Ray Winstone seen in February 2019 in London. Respected by all, he is a man of leisure who frequents for their. The movie was based on the stage musical called Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Judi Dench is a famous English actor. The musical also features an unusual amount of "group-description" numbers. Tumblebrutus: A bouncy, troublesome young cat. Released: 26 January 2010• Munkustrap: 1982 , 1987—1990 , 1994• On 24 March 2013, the largest-ever staging of Cats was performed by 3,000 students from schools at the in , UK. Lloyd Webber began setting Eliot's poems to music in 1977, and the compositions were first presented as a in 1980. For them, Cats is a soulless money machine. The show was also produced in at the ABB Musical Theatre from 1991 to 1993, while a production by and the was staged at the Stadsschouwburg Antwerpen in Belgium in 1996. Wiseman, Andreas 16 April 2020. Mistoffelees' chorus identity is sometimes known as Quaxo. — , Shawn Randall and Ellen Shephard 1983• Label: Polydor Records• Coricopat: 1983• Released: 1991• Macavity arrives, demanding to be made the Jellicle Choice. from the original on 3 April 2019. Or it's the Cats you knew and snickered at when you first encountered it. from the original on 24 November 2018. Yes, for the big screen, but it looks like this cast was more than game to make it happen. Critics generally found the revivals to be enjoyable and invigorating, though was disappointed that the new staging lacked the immersiveness of the original. : Female half of a pair of notorious "cat-burglars", Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer. Similar to the original London staging, the set of the 1,200-capacity CATS Theatre is built on a revolving stage floor such that during the overture, the stage and sections of the stalls revolve approximately 180 degrees into place. Click through the slideshow to see what the actors look like in real life and as cats. The first US national tour, Cats National I, launched at the in December 1983 and closed in November 1987. Insider rounded up the big celebrities who play CGI felines in the film. Mistoffelees can perform feats of magic that no other cat can do. Bustopher Jones is among the elite of the cats, and visits prestigious. By 2016, "Growltiger's Last Stand" had been removed completely from the US and UK productions of the show. The cast for this tour included as Grizabella, as Bombalurina and as Alonzo. Skimbleshanks is considered vital to the rail operations, as without him "the train can't start". Released: 1985• — , Eric Siegel and 2017• The role of Victoria in past productions of Cats has been played by Phyllida Crowley Smith pictured above , also an English ballerina. Skimbleshanks: 1984—1985• Aniftos, Rania 15 November 2019. A revival premiered at the Teatro San Rafael in May 2013, with an opening night cast that included as Grizabella, Landeta, and. Universal Pictures 17 July 2019 , , from the original on 19 July 2019 , retrieved 19 July 2019• It also paved the way for the constant revolutionization of stage technology. The Dutch live entertainment company has been responsible for several European productions of Cats. The fourth national company, Cats National IV, toured the United States for 13 years from March 1987 to December 1999. The success of Cats led Faber to turn another of their literary properties, ' , into a 1989. Ian McKellen As Gus the Theatre Cat A theater vet of the highest order, actor Ian McKellen is playing the role best suited to his history as an actor: Gus the Theater Cat. Demeter: 1999—2000• — Mysterious twin brother and sister with psychic abilities. Released: 1989• 5;color: 000;text-transform:uppercase;line-height:. James Corden As Bustopher Jones James Corden will literally be playing a fat cat known as Bustopher Jones, a cat who dresses in a top hat and spats and spends his days schmoozing with cats from high society. The film received negative reviews from critics, who criticized the , plot, and tone, with many calling it. David Rooney of felt that the film was "hobbled by a major misjudgment in its central visual concept" lamenting its execution such as the poor proportions of the "cats" to their environments and deeming the film "exhausting. It played a total of 8,949 performances before closing on its 21st anniversary, 11 May 2002. Cats also ushered in a " of British musicals" which saw West End exports dominate the industry for nearly two decades. Others [ ] Spanish and Portuguese-language productions of Cats have been staged in , with productions in Argentina in 1993 with as Grizabella , in Chile in 2006 at the and 2014, in Colombia in 2009, and in Brazil in 2010 with as Grizabella. Idealistic and jovial, she is sympathetic to Grizabella's plight. " Alex Cranz of warned "I have seen sights no human should see" but said others "must witness" Hooper's, the actors', and Hollywood's hubris, citing a human being appearing in a group of cats, a cat-coloured woman without fur, and other examples of how "the shit's just not finished. Instead of having the stars lend their voices to actual cats like in Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King , the stars take on a weird mix of human and cat with legs and arms, but also tails and whiskers. And I was obviously like, 'I'm not going to get this,' because the other girl was amazing and was on the West End — Samantha Barks; she's incredible and she fully killed the role and was amazing. "Macavity: The Mystery Cat" — Demeter, Bombalurina, Girls• " of felt that Hooper had made "a robust effort" to adapt the stage musical—which "was always going to be difficult, particularly once the decision was made to create a live-action version rather than an animated one"—and "enlisted some talented performers," but that the film version suffered from a lack of the human connection that theatre involves, where performers and audience share a space, without which "all that's left are canned images of fit-looking people meowing and raising their rumps high in the air. Stolworthy, Jacob 22 December 2019. He was therefore tasked with piecing the self-contained poems together into a story. It has also been translated into multiple languages and performed around the world many times. Usually played by the actress playing Jellylorum. Who is the lead cat in cats movie? D'Alessandro, Anthony 5 December 2019. : A fat cat, Bustopher "dresses" in a smart suit and. The production has played over 10,000 performances to over 10 million audience members. Usually played by one of the male ensemble characters in the. It closed in January 1987 and included performers such as , and. , a parody mashup of and Cats by Bob and Tobly McSmith, premiered Off-Broadway at the Elektra Theatre in June 2016. served as the director of this production. 75rem;line-height:1;letter-spacing:. In the original London production, the "last duet" for Growltiger and Griddlebone was a setting for an unpublished Eliot poem, "The Ballad of Billy M'Caw". The resulting success of this production led to what the local media termed a "musical boom" in the 1980s, with other Broadway musicals quickly following suit and opening in Japan. Debruge said that the film should have used "face paint and Lycra" like the musical. External links [ ]• The Cat About Town — A fat upper-class cat with a "fastidious black coat and white spats". Portrayed by , whose voice was dubbed over by Helen Massey due to the producers fearing that she had a noticeable accent. With acceptance and encouragement from Jemima and Victoria, her appeal succeeds and she is chosen to be the one to go to the Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a new Jellicle life "The Journey to the Heaviside Layer". "Prologue: Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats" — The Company• The revival marked its 200th performance in May 2019. "These are people, but they're cats, and this is kinda of blowing my mind. According to musicologist Jessica Sternfeld, such numbers are usually relegated to the and nothing more, as seen in "" from and "" from. With Cats, he became a big celebrity in his own right. It featured new choreography by , with Nunn and Napier from the original creative team returning to direct and design respectively. Label:• Demeter: 1985 , 1994—1995• Daniela Norman is Demeter, Bombalurina's Taylor Swift friend. Its Broadway-run record was surpassed on 9 January 2006 by , and Cats remains Broadway's of all time. and any animal he abuses — 2001• In 2015, the London revival was nominated for — but did not win — two Olivier Awards, including. — A flirty and confident red queen; she is best friends with Demeter and the two share an intense hatred for Macavity. The song "" by , a single from the soundtrack album, was released on 15 November 2019. Lloyd Webber oversaw orchestration for the film and called on , the show's original choreographer, to train the cast for the film. Other stage shows that satirise Cats include , , and. 2003• Victoria relates to Grizabella's feelings of abandonment. Zhou, Naaman 19 July 2019. Merchandising has since become an important source of income for the industry. The Jellicles, reunited with their kidnapped brethren, and perched on a lion statue, watch Grizabella ascend as the morning sun appears above the horizon. 92eec3ebb5186bf3919ebf3b44fc8984. Paraphrasing theatre historian Alan Filewod, Marla Carlson wrote: Cats began the progressive transformation of "Broadway" from a specific location into a delocalized "moment of reception" that can be experienced anywhere and everywhere, even while continuing to depend upon the stamp of approval that box-office success in an actual Broadway theater bestows. announced in April 2014 that a full-length production of Cats will be performed regularly for guests aboard the cruise ship. : A legendary spiky haired cat with glowing red eyes; he is seen as a super hero figure amongst the Jellicles. He tries a few times, eventually making Old Deuteronomy reappear. Released: December 2006• 2020 — A film with a similar CGI controversy albeit more successful. The cat's-eyes logo and the "now and forever" slogan were used to advertise the musical at the New London Theatre 1999. The cats who break the throughout the show then notice that they are being watched by a human audience, and proceed to explain how the different cats of the tribe are named "". product-review-pros-item a:hover,. The original Viennese cast included who played Bombalurina, who played Munkustrap, and who played Pouncival. Formats: CD 19 Original Japanese cast• if there's one thing that's disappointing about Swift's performance, it's that there isn't more of it. — , and 2009• Following a six-month engagement in Blackpool that broke the theatre's box office record and was seen by around 450,000 people, the production moved to the for three months, before closing in May 1990 after another two months at the in. Lloyd Webber performed this song at the show's 6,138th Broadway performance, when it broke the record to become the longest-running Broadway show. The cats rejoice and praise Mr. 0625rem solid ef4626;padding-top:. A school production of Cats in , India 2014 Cats has been produced by various professional regional theatre companies. International tours in the early to late 2000s included stops in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Greece, Portugal, Germany, and Italy. Cats toured Asia again from 2014 to 2015, making stops in South Korea, Singapore and Macau. The staged a production with a Swedish-language script by ; this version was reimagined to take place in an abandoned fairground and played from September 2006 to February 2007. UK singer Bluey Robinson is Alonzo, a cat who fights with Macavity. The London and were nominated for the , which the latter won. Jennyanydots: 1999—2000• Hemmert, Kyle 2 April 2019. The region has hosted numerous English-language productions of the musical, beginning with a tour from 1993 to 1994 when it played in Singapore with local actress as Grizabella , Hong Kong and South Korea. Which cat is Taylor Swift playing? Eventually, the Broadway version of the song was rewritten to allow Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer to once again sing their own song as full characters. 1980• 2019 film: as Socrates and Plato Notable replacements [ ] Notable replacements from the musical's West End and Broadway runs: West End [ ]• An event called the Jellicle Ball was referenced by Eliot in the poem "The Song of the Jellicles", while a cat version of heaven known as the Heaviside Layer was mentioned in one of his unpublished poems. from the original on 15 November 2019. Released: 1987• Namely, the score relies heavily on recurring as well as the use of and. Also Read Jason Derulo as Rum Tum Tugger A post shared by jasonderulo on Sep 12, 2020 at 6:44pm PDT Singer Jason Derulo was seen as Rum Tum Tugger in the Cats movie cast. In popular culture [ ] Cats has been referenced many times on screen; from the films and , to the , and animated series like , and , as well as live action comedies including , , and. Mistoffelees' magic to float like a. The musical is also available for school and amateur licensing through The Musical Company. 5 million, though it recouped its investment in less than 10 months. Heaviside layer [ ] The plot of Cats revolves around a tribe of cats vying to go to the "Heaviside Layer", which is used as a metaphor for rebirth. — A mischievous troublemaker, he is one-half of a notorious duo of cat-burglars along with Rumpleteazer.。 。

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