Drat! The Cat!

Musical - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 30, 1965
  • Opening Date: October 10, 1965
  • Closing Date: October 23, 1965
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 8

Lyrics: Ira Levin

Book: Ira Levin

Music: Milton Schafer


A well-born young woman who would rather have a career than a husband turns to a life as a cat burglar amidst 1890s society, in Milton Schafer and Ira Levin's musical.


Opening Night Cast

Jane Connell Matilda Van Guilder
Mariana Doro Julietta Onderdonck
Charles Durning in Drat! The Cat! Charles Durning Pincer
Sandy Ellen Emma
Jack Fletcher Lucius Van Guilder
David Gold Roger "Bulldog" Purefoy
Elliott Gould in Drat! The Cat! Elliott Gould Bob Purefoy
Marian Haraldson Mayor's Wife
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ira Levin Book
  Milton Schafer Music
  Ira Levin Lyrics
  Joe Layton Director
  Joe Layton Choreographer
  David Hays Scenic Design
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Theatre World Award Lesley Ann Warren Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) David Hays Nominee
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