CATS! - Coming to the Kennedy Center in September 2019!
Cats, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now coming to the Kennedy Center (September 17 – October 6, 2019)! Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including “Memory” – one of the most treasured songs in musical theater. See it up close and personal on stage at the Kennedy Center before the celebrity-packed film version hits the theaters this Christmas season.
Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.
The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Misérables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (The Phantom of the Opera), and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Misérables) make this production a new Cats for a new generation!
At the Kennedy Center Gift Shops find all things feline from cat headphones that are perfect for listening to the music of Cats, to leopard-print apparel, you can find it all at the Kennedy Center!