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With its original run spanning nearly 18 full years from October 1982 to September 2000, the original run of Cats made it the fourth-longest-running show in Broadway history—and certainly one of its most famous. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical won seven Tony Awards in 1983 but, after closing in 2000, wouldn’t return to Broadway until a 2016 revival at the Neil Simon Theatre. Now, with an announced closing date of December 30th, 2017, fans only have a limited time left to see Grizabella, Rum Tum Tugger, Old Deuteronomy and the rest of their favorite felines—and it’s a safe bet that it will be a long time before they return to Broadway.

Fans of the original production of Cats won’t be disappointed by today’s staging, as director Trevor Nunn has returned to helm the story he helped launch to success alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber. “This Cats is fundamentally the Cats you knew and loved when you were first bit by the musical-theater bug,” wrote New York Times critic Charles Isherwood. “It is not a musical that inspires mild reactions.” Mamie Parris (School of Rock) stars as Grizabella, and is joined by Tyler Hanes (A Chorus Line) as Rum Tum Tugger, Ricky Ubeda (So You Think You Can Dance) as Mistoffelees and Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime) as Old Deuteronomy. Adding a modern twist to today’s version of the play is Andy Blankenbuehler, who was brought on board to update the choreography. A Tony Award winner for Hamilton, Blankenbuehler modernizes the movement of the play while maintaining the spirit of its original dancing.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cats, the Broadway Musical

What is Cats about?

The musical Cats is about a tribe of Jellicle cats who come together once a year to pick which cat amongst them will be reborn to a new Jellicle life and ascend to the Heaviside Layer. Each cat tells their story and makes a pitch as to why they should be chosen.

How much are Cats tickets?

Cats ticket prices on the secondary market can vary widely depending on the location, day of the week, season, and other factors. Cats tickets can be found for as low as $56.00, however the national average is $138.00.

Tips for buying Cats tickets

Looking for a few tips to get Cats tickets at a reasonable price? Here are a few things to consider when making your purchase. According to SeatGeek data, the cheapest time to purchase Cats tickets is July. The most expensive time to buy Cats tickets is April. Weekend Cats tickets are often more expensive because that’s when the majority of people have time off of work - try attending a Thursday show.

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What is the recommended age for Cats on Broadway?

Most shows will have both a recommended age limit and minimum age requirements. Generally, children under the age of 4 are not permitted at Broadway shows. Cats is intended for ages 8 and up.

How long is Cats?

Cats is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission.

What should I wear to Cats?

There is no specific dress code for Cats. Some people like to dress up an others will go in jeans. It is recommended to avoid anything too casual such as tank tops and cut off shorts.

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