Wednesday, April 8, 2020

From Cats to Company: My musical influences by Bob Bullen

I guess this period of self-isolation has inspired me to self-reflect. I thought it would be a kick to outline shows that have influenced me throughout my 40 years on this earth, organized b…

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Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 4, the Western US Schools by Performerstuff

Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 4, the Western US Schools Written by Michelle J. Evans April 8, 2020 This spring has definitely thrown us some major cu…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

VIDEO: Watch the 1985 'Rum Tum Tugger' Music Video From CATS Featuring Terrence Mann

In 1985 a music video was released for The Rum Tum Tugger, from Cats. The video aired on MTV, and featured Terrence Mann in the role.

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

VIDEO: YouTuber Lindsay Ellis Attempts to Explain CATS in New Video Essay

Video essayist and YouTube Lindsay Ellis has created an hour-long video, attempting to explain CATS.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

The Tiger King and realities stranger than fiction

The latest Netflix sensation is a story of big cats, cages, drugs, abuse, guns and more guns

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

VIDEO: Watch The 'Leaked' CATS 'Butthole Cut' Trailer

No, there isn't an actual 'butthole cut' of the CATS film, but that hasn't stopped XVP Comedy from making a parody of the trailer visualizing what might have been!

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'Cats' delayed due to pandemic by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stage musical had been scheduled for Fox Theatre next week.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

TAKING MY TURN In Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Starring Rema Webb, Karen Ziemba and More is Now on YouTube

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presented a first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn on March 9, 2020. The concert featured George Dvorsky (Scarlet Pimpe…

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Hey, All You Cool Cats and Kittens! Broadway Is as Obsessed with Tiger King as Everyone Else by Diep Tran

Broadway has no problem making musicals out of shady characters. Women who murder their husbands? Give them jazz hands in Chicago! Londoners who murder people and bake them into pies? Sween…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

The Most Popular Musical in (Almost) Every Country Around the World by Ruthie Fierberg

Which African country cannot get enough of Evita? Which nations die for Cats? And what musical wins the U.S.?

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Lots of Company! A Look at Broadway Pets at Home with Their Starry Owners by Michael Appler

Here’s a silver lining: Broadway pets might be the only adoring fans happy to see their owners self-isolating. Used to saying goodbye to their loving theater parents eight times a week, t…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Brian Stokes Mitchell Talks about The Actors Fund, Betty Buckley Shares CATS Stories & More on STARS IN THE HOUSE

The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars…

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How to Bid on a Piece of Cats’ Heaviside Layer, Audra McDonald’s Baby Doll From Ragtime, and More in Support of The Actors Fund by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, favorite moments and the upcoming schedule for Stars in the House, high school stories from Tina Fey, and more.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

At a Murder Mystery Weekend, Whodunit? Everyone by Alexis Soloski

A critic disguised as an actress who is also a suspect in the death of the Great Merlini. Her team didn’t use “Cats” to break the case, though.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

'Your move, AL Dubs!' Lloyd Webber and Hamilton creator in musicals play-off by Chris Wiegand

Lin-Manuel Miranda accepts Andrew Lloyd Webber’s self-isolation Twitter challenge, and throws down gauntlet Coronavirus and culture – a list of major cancellations Coronavirus – lates…

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Daily Distraction: A Jellicle PSA From Broadway's Cats by Ryan McPhee

Mr. Mistoffelees, Old Deuteronomy, and the gang want you to remain healthy.

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Wake Up With BWW 3/19: Seth Rogen Live-Tweets CATS, Upcoming Online Events, and More!

Today's top stories: read Seth Rogen's live-tweet of the CATS film, plus check out our list of today's upcoming live-streamed events you can attend from your own home!

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Today on Broadway: Thursday, March 19, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Equity Announces Streaming Agreements, Dramatists Guild Responds to Playwrights Asked to Return Advances, Seth Rogan Live-Tweets “Cats” while Stoned “Today on Broadway” is a daily, M…

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CATS Movie Almost Had CGI Butt Holes

The CATS movie is now available on digital home release and the ill-fated (we're not sure either?) hit adaptation of the stage musical is making headlines once again.

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'Just keep laughing!': Judi Dench leads older stars lifting spirits on Twitter by Stuart Heritage

From Dench in a dog hat to Elaine Paige in flower-clad rubber gloves, entertainment royalty is standing up to coronavirus with some bizarre comic relief. Now, where’s Cher? • Coronavirus…

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Diary: Judi Dench and Gyles Brandreth tell furballs of old in new soap opera by Tabard

It seems Judi Dench just can’t leave the Cats film behind her. A new video posted on Twitter shows her once again

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Seth Rogen Live-Tweets Reactions to CATS Film While 'Pretty Stoned'

Seth Rogen took to Twitter last night, in honor of the Cats film being released digitally, to live-tweet his reactions to the film while stoned.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Here, Kitty Kitty! The Time to Stream the Movie Version of Cats Is Now by

Stuck at home and feeling rather Jellicle? You're in luck! The notorious film adaptation of the musical Cats is now available digitally. Isn't it time for your housemates to learn about all…

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CATS Takes Home Six 'Razzie' Awards, Including Worst Picture

The Razzie Award winners (losers) have been announced. Cats took home 6 of the parody awards, including Worst Picture.

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CATS Film Releases on Digital Today, March 17

The Cats film is now available on digital platforms as of today, March 17.

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Cats Movie Released for Digital Purchase March 17 by Logan Culwell-Block

The screen adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical features performances from Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Robert Fairchild, and more.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Cats Film Wins Worst Picture & More at 2020 Razzie Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

While theater lovers worldwide were big fans of the Cats film, voters of the annual Golden Raspberry Awards (a.k.a. Razzies) felt differently. The holiday-release film based on Andrew Lloyd…

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CATS' Movie Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Idris Elba, who played Macavity in the recent Cats movie, has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

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PodCats Podcast Explores the Jellicle Sensation That is Cats by Dan Meyer

The series is co-hosted by Dan Alexander and EJ Dickson.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Judi Dench Hasn't Seen CATS, Says Razzie Nomination is a First

Judi Dench, who played Old Deuteronomy in the recent live-action adaptation of Cats, shared that she has yet to see the Tom Hooper-directed film.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Joe Exotic Joins Grady County Jail Production of "Cats", Sells Cast Member for $5,000 by Broadway Beat

by Emmy Pratt. @gimmieemmy. CHICKASHA, OK - Joe Exotic, the eclectic subject of the smash Netflix doc series Tiger King: Murder Mayhem and Madness, attended his first rehearsal for Grady Cou…

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