Friday, December 13, 2019

Jennifer Hudson to Perform 'Memory' from CATS on THE VOICE

Award-winning former coach Jennifer Hudson returns to a?oeVoicea?? stage along with superstar recording artists Black Eyed Peas, Luke Combs, Lady Antebellum, Dua Lipa and Season 16 winner Ma…

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CATS Film to Release Highlights Edition Soundtrack on December 20

Today, the the full tracklisting for Cats: Highlights From The Motion Picture Soundtrack was announced! The highly-anticipated soundtrack will be released Friday, December 20, alongside th…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber talks ‘Cats’ movie starring Taylor Swift and Judi Dench by Michael Riedel

When Andrew Lloyd Webber read the screenplay for “Cats,” he knew something was missing: a song for Victoria, an abandoned cat who wasn’t in his stage musical. “She had no voice at al…

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Photo/Video: Celine Dion Visits CATS Tour

Celine Dion visited the CATS tour in Toronto and met up with the cast following a performance at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre last night! Dion famously covered the show's anthem, Memo…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Full Casting Announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue Unmasked at Paper Mill by Andy Lefkowitz

A slew of stage veterans have been selected to debut the Andrew Lloyd Webber revue Unmasked at Paper Mill Playhouse next spring. The previously announced production, directed and choreograph…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

BroadwayHD Celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

With the movie musical of Cats poised to open in movie theatres across the country this December, BroadwayHD has curated a magical playlist that honors the musical’s composer Andrew Lloyd …

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BroadwayHD Tributes Andrew Lloyd Webber in Honor of New CATS Movie

As audiences prepare for Cats to leap into theaters this December, BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for live theater, has pulled together a playlist for the month which honors its …

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Andrew Lloyd Webber & More Earn 2020 Golden Globe Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Nominations are here for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2020 Golden Globe Awards! A talented group of theater alums are among the list of creatives set to be recognized at the ce…

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

The Best ‘Cats’ Joke, Among Quite A Few Contenders, Is In ‘Angels In America’ by Artsjournal2

Truly, if you’ve seen the movie trailer, there’s no missing the multitude of jokes just sort of … oh, let’s say it … hanging there to be batted around. However, Angels in America w…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

VIDEO: Rebel Wilson and James Corden Share How They Tricked Tom Hooper on the Set of CATS

Rebel Wilson stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to talk about her upcoming film CATS, in which host Corden also co-stars.

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Check Out Cats Stars James Corden and Rebel Wilson Lounging in Their Digital Fur Technology Suits by Dan Meyer

Also making the talk show rounds: Francesca Hayward, who exhibited Jellicle behavior without noticing—but her friends did.

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VIDEO: CATS Star Francesca Hayward Used to Pretend to be Victoria as a Child

Francesca Hayward was a guest on Thursday's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk about starring in the highly-anticipated Cats movie. During the interview, Hayward talks being a Principal D…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tom Hooper Confirms CATS Film Characters Were Redesigned Following Trailer Reaction

In a new interview, CATS film director, Tom Hooper, has revealed that changes were made to the film's visual effects and character design following the swift and divisive backlash to the fil…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

So How Has Tumblr Survived Its First Year Without Porn? by Artsjournal1

Better than many people had predicted, actually. Yes, reports Kaitlyn Tiffany, traffic took a very big hit. Even so, “without porn, Tumblr still has plenty: photography, studying, The Sims…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

FOLLIES, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's December Stage-to-Screen Report

December is a big month for stage to screen adaptations, because the highly-anticipated film, CATS, will be released on December 20! The Spongebob Squarepants musical will also be performed …

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James Corden on Starring in the Prom Film: 'I Feel Utterly Terrified' by

James Corden is spreading his talent around in a pair of exciting upcoming movie musical projects. The Tony-winning stage star who in recent years has won fame as host of The Late Late Show…

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James Corden Says Working on Cats Was Like a Hallucinogenic Trip by Dan Meyer

The late night host also discussed filming The Prom with Jimmy Kimmel.

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VIDEO: James Corden Talks CATS and Starring in Netflix's THE PROM on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE

James Corden was a guest on Monday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Corden stopped by to talk about filming The Prom with Ryan Murphy, Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep, his new movie Ca…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Watch Idina Menzel Sing ‘Seasons of Love’ on Strictly Come Dancing's Musicals Week by Logan Culwell-Block

The British series that inspired Dancing With the Stars also featured Bodyguard star Beverley Knight on the Cats ballad "Memory."

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Cats Movie, Harry Connick Jr.'s Broadway Return & More December Picks from the Staff by Lindsey Sullivan

Thanksgiving is over, and what better way to chill out after all of that cooking (and eating!) than by planning what you want to see this holiday season? There are some wonderful theatrical …

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Friday, November 29, 2019

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‘Cats’ is still exciting to watch thanks to young performers in their prime by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical still doesn’t make sense, but in our current cultural moment why are we expecting it to? asks Carly Maga.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

VIDEO: CATS on Tour's Grizabella, Keri Rene Fuller, Sings 'Memory'

The new National Tour of CATS, based off the last Broadway revival, is on the road! The musical returns to Toronto starting tomorrow until January 5th at The Princess of Wales Theatre. Toro…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

PHOTO: CATS Film Takes To The New York Streets With Cat Ear Taxi Toppers

Universal Pictures is releasing the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Cats this December, and the jellicle cats are coming have come to the streets of New York thanks to the film's taxi …

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‘What the hell is the show?’: ‘Cats’ has always astounded people, says Andy Blankenbuehler by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Blankenbuehler has choreographed both the new movie and the ‘Cats’ tour coming to Toronto. And people’s perplexity with the show has only increased.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Listen to Tunes from Frozen 2 and the Upcoming Cats Film on this Week's Movie-Themed Episode of Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week is all about the movies! With the recent r…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

CATS Film Will Meet Deadline for Golden Globe Nominations

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, rumors have been circulating that  the upcoming Cats film will miss multiple awards deadlines for this upcoming award season. Members of the N…

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Exclusive: UK-based international presenter of Phantom, Cats, War Horse and Matilda accused of £5m debt by Giverny Masso

Producers of some of the world’s biggest theatre shows claim to be owed more than £5 million by a series of companies

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