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Wide eyed and bushy tailed

Ever since I was a little girl I have always wanted to see this production..well my mom surprised... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Detroit, Michigan
Love Love Love

This was my second Broadway show and I loved it! Saw it 3 times to be exact! All the songs are... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Brooklyn, New York
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Since Cats first opened on the West End stage in 1981, it has become one of the world's best known and best loved musicals. With a plot based on T.S Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats and award-winning music composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber...more
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Ever since I was a little girl I have always wanted to see this production..well my mom surprised me on my 35th bday to see all the kitty cuteness in person and of course it was a memory I will never forget♡♡

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This was my second Broadway show and I loved it! Saw it 3 times to be exact! All the songs are catchy and voices incredible. Sad its gone again.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DanielleW51
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Would recommend coming to see Cats if you are a Broadway fan. It's a classic that we know will not be around forever, but help yourself out at the same time and try it under the ballot/ Broadway lottery first (cheaper!) before you just go...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jemkh
Reviewed 27 March 2018

You can sense Lloyd Weber's hand from top o bottom, the play is a bit long with a nice intermission, there is a nice bar and a few stuff to nibble but enough for a theater (you don't go to this places to eat right?)....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rafael41pazos
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I would recommend if you haven’t seen Cats you should. I would love to see it again! The performers interacted with the audience which made it really cool.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ncwebgirl
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is my first musical review. The show was so horrifically bad that I feel compelled to help out any innocent potential viewers out there....Don't be fooled by all the tag lines: how long the show has been running, a must see, how many Tony...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank pirateprincessx
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We were certainly glad that we were able to see this musical on Broadway during its limited run. It is quite obvious why, after seeing it, that it ran for so long previously. Entertaining from start to end. The performers all seemed to really enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lrickb
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Overall this was a great show. Characters staying in character, a fun, quirky set design, talented dancing and stage door autographs made the show memorable. Speaking of "Memory" and memorable performance, Mamie's Grizabella was quite good. Tyler Hayes was my favorite as Rum Tum Tugger....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank LovesOurUSofA
Reviewed 24 December 2017

WOW WOW WOW I have seen the original Cats many years ago but this production and cast exceeded my expectations.Goosebumps!!!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank J5370RTmichelleb
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the cats that roamed throughout the theatre and learning about the different personalities of all the cats. Just found it odd that there wasnt a traditional story line that carried out through this musical. The Memory song was fabulous!!! There was more dancing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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