Cats

Musical - Original

Winter Garden Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 23, 1982
  • Opening Date: October 7, 1982
  • Closing Date: September 10, 2000
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 7485

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics: T.S. Eliot

Synopsis

A group of cats prowl a junkyard and compete for the honor of ascending to the Heaviside layer in order to enjoy another of their nine lives, in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical version of a book of T.S. Eliot poems.

 

Opening Night Cast

Betty Buckley in Cats Betty Buckley Grizabella
Timothy Scott Mistoffelees
Ken Ard in Cats Ken Ard Macavity
Plato
Rumpus Cat
René Ceballos Cassandra
René Clemente Mungojerrie
Coricopat
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Opening Night Production Credits

Andrew Lloyd Webber Andrew Lloyd Webber Music
  T.S. Eliot Lyrics
Trevor Nunn Trevor Nunn Director
Gillian Lynne Gillian Lynne Choreographer
John Napier John Napier Scenic Design
John Napier John Napier Costume Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Betty Buckley Nominee
1983 Outstanding Costume Design John Napier Winner
1983 Outstanding Lighting Design David Hersey Winner
1983 Outstanding Lyrics T.S. Eliot Nominee
1983 Outstanding Music Andrew Lloyd Webber Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Book of a Musical T.S. Eliot Winner
1983 Choreography Gillian Lynne Nominee
1983 Costume Design (Play or Musical) John Napier Winner
1983 Direction of a Musical Trevor Nunn Winner
1983 Featured Actor in a Musical Stephen Hanan Nominee
1983 Featured Actor in a Musical Harry Groener Nominee
1983 Featured Actress in a Musical Betty Buckley Winner
1983 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) David Hersey Winner
1983 Musical   Winner
1983 Original Score Andrew Lloyd Webber
T.S. Eliot
Winner
1983 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) John Napier Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Sep. 10, 2000 15 $506,061
$566,261
-$170,764 $59.56
$75.00
8497
1482
8
0
71.67% -25.72%
Sep. 3, 2000 14 $676,825
$717,669
$17,769 $58.62
$75.00
11546
1482
8
0
97.39% -0.40%
Aug. 27, 2000 13 $659,056
$717,669
-$8,010 $56.84
$75.00
11594
1482
8
0
97.79% -1.50%
Aug. 20, 2000 12 $667,066
$717,669
- $56.67
$75.00
11772
1482
8
0
99.29% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,509,008
$2,719,268
  $57.92 43409
47424
32
0
91.53 %  
Cumulative
  $342,207,841
$123,313,868
  $42.81
$75.00
8027521
9449080
6376
0
84.96 %  
 
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