Musical theatre


The musical tells a story about a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the jellical choice". They decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside layer and come back to a new life.

5 facts about cats

1. It first premiered in 1981

2. The musical is based off the book "Old Possum Book of Practical Cats

3. The original price of the play cost $9,000, but on Broadway it cost $5,000,00 from 1982 /2000

4. The record has London's largest running musical until October 8,2006 when it was surpassed by Les Miseral. was all song no dialog


1. Cats is the second largest running show in Broadway history

2. One actress, Marlene Danielle performed in the Broadway production for it's entire run from 1982 until 2000

3. It first started in England

Songs,Actors and Awards


1. Jellicle songs for jellicle cats

2.The rum tum jugger

ACTORS (there were three versions)

FILM: James Barron

Gus the theatre cat-Stephen Tate

Mr.Mistoffelees:Timothy Scott


1. Cats won a 1981 Laurence Oliver award for best new musical

2. Cats also won a 1983 award for best musical