Andrew Lloyd Webber Brings Hit Musical CATS Back to Broadway
August 1, 2016
“Cats”, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical based on poet T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats”, has returned to Broadway after 16 years.
The revival show, starring singer Leona Lewis, had its official opening on Sunday at the Neil Simon Theater. “Cats” debuted in London’s West End in 1981 and came to Broadway a year later, going through 7,485 performances before closing in 2000.