Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats’ national tour has resumed at the RBTL Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, New York. It will visit more than 50 cities during the 2021-2022 season. Everyone’s invited to the Jellicle Ball!
The company will also invite Gracie A. Anderson, Megan Arseneau, Carolyn Bacon, Kelliann DeCarlo, Connor Orion Bermingham, Kieran Macdonald, Tony Mowatt, Brian Craig Nelson, José Raúl Mangual, and Elana Valastro. The show is based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum Practical Cat Book by Lloyd Webber. Today, it’s a record-breaking musical that has attracted audiences from more than 30 countries and 15 languages.
Dancing across the Cats junkyard will be Vinny Andaloro as Alonzo, Zach Bravo as Bill Bailey/ Rum Tum Tugger, Chelsea Nicole Mitchell as Bombalurina. Lexy Bittner will play Cassandra, Taylor James Rosenberger as Coricopat. Lauren Louis will start as Demeter, Tayler Harris as Grizabella, Kayli Jamison as Jellylorum, Michelle E. Carter as Jennyanydots, Paul Giarratano as Mistoffelees, Max Craven as Mungojerrie, and Devon McCleskey will star as Munkustrap. John Anker Bow as Peter/ Bustopher Jones/ Asparagus, Aiden Pressel as Plato/ Macavity, Dominic Fortunato as Pouncival, Kelly Donah as Rumpelteazer, and Brianna Kim as Sillabub. Further, Christopher Salvaggio as Skimbleshanks, Alexia Waites a Tantomile, Sean McManus as Tumblebrutus, Indalecio De Jesús Valentín as Victor/ Old Deuteronomy, and Hyla Mayrose Perillo as Victoria.
The Cats National Tour!
The Cats’ national tour will include scenes and costume design by John Napier. Lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Mick Porter, choreography by Andy Blankenberge, based on Gillian Lynn The original choreographer and director of Trevor Nunn. Kim Craven is the associate choreographer and Chrissie Cartwright is the associate director/choreographer.
Cats on Broadway
Cats, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages. It is now on tour across North America.
Based on T.S.’s “Old Possum’s Practical Cat Book” and other poems by Eliot. This musical introduces the dances and songs of Rum Tum Tugger, Busstopher Jones, Grizabella, Rumpleteazer, Skimbleshanks, and other Jellicle Cats as they prepare for the Jellicle Ball when one of them will rise to the mysterious hammer level. Including the hit song “Memory”.
Credits featured image: Tracey Nolan, Flickr
Credits: broadway.com; playbill.com