Neil Simon Theatre, (7/31/2016 - Present)

First Preview: Jul 14, 2016
Opening Date: Jul 31, 2016
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 16
Total Performances: 304 as of April 23, 2017

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)

Produced by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President), James L. Nederlander, Really Useful Group, Cameron Mackintosh, Roy Furman, John Gore, Stella La Rue, Grove Entertainment, Burnt Umber Productions, Independent Presenters Network/Al Nocciolino and Peter May

Based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne; Originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh and Really Useful Group

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S. Eliot; Lyrics by T.S. Eliot; Additional lyrics for "Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats" and "Memory" by Trevor Nunn; Additional lyrics for "Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats" by Richard Stilgoe; Music orchestrated by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Cullen; Musical Director: Kristen Blodgette; Associate Musical Dir.: William Waldrop; New dance sequences co-arranged by John Clancy

Directed by Trevor Nunn; Choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler; Associate Director: Chrissie Cartwright; Associate Choreographer: Chrissie Cartwright; Resident Choreographer: Kim Craven

Scenic Design by John Napier; Costume Design by John Napier; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Mick Potter; Projection Design by Brad Peterson; Make-Up Design by John Napier; Associate Scenic Design: Alan Walker; Associate Costume Design: Lisa Zinni; Associate Lighting Design: Craig Stelzenmuller; Associate Sound Design: Adam Fisher

Executive Producer: Nina Lannan; General Manager: Bespoke Theatricals; Company Manager: Carol M. Oune

Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Stage Manager: Jennifer Rogers

Musical Supervisor: Kristen Blodgette; Musical Coordinator: David Lai; Conducted by William Waldrop; Keyboard 1: Christian Regul; Keyboard 2: William Waldrop; Keyboard 3: Brian Taylor; Concert Master: Victor Costanzi; Violin: Suzy Perelman; Violin/Viola: David Blinn; Cello: Katherine Cherbas; Woodwinds: Jimmy Ercole and Marc Phaneuf; Guitar/Banjo: Andrew Zinsmeister; Bass: Maxwell Calkin; Drums: Bill Lanham; Percussion: Dave Roth; Music Copyist: Emily Grishman Music Preparation and Alden Terry

Casting: Tara Rubin Casting and Lindsay Levine, CSA; Press Representative: DKC/O&M; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Website & Interactive Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Dance Captain: Claire Camp and Corey John Snide; Vocal Coach: Fiona Grace McDougal; Photographer: Matthew Murphy

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Opening Night Cast

Richard Todd AdamsCats Chorus
Aaron J. AlbanoCats Chorus
Giuseppe BausilioCarbuckety
Quentin Earl DarringtonVictor
Old Deuteronomy
Jeremy DavisSkimbleshanks
Kim FauréDemeter
Sara Jean FordJellylorum
Lili Froehlich
Broadway debut
Electra
Daniel Gaymon
Broadway debut
Plato
Macavity
Shonica GoodenRumpelteazer
Christopher GurrPeter
Bustopher Jones
Asparagus
Tyler HanesBill Bailey
Rum Tum Tugger
Jessica HendyCats Chorus
Andy Huntington JonesMunkustrap
Eloise KroppJennyanydots
Kolton Krouse
Broadway debut
Tumblebrutus
Jess LeProttoMungojerrie
Leona Lewis
Broadway debut
Grizabella
(Jul 14, 2016 - Oct 09, 2016)
Madison Mitchell
Broadway debut
Cats Chorus
Nathan Patrick MorganCats Chorus
Megan Ort
Broadway debut
Cats Chorus
Georgina PazcoguinVictoria
Emily PynenburgCassandra
Arianna Rosario
Broadway debut
Sillabub
Ahmad Simmons
Broadway debut
Alonzo
Christine Cornish Smith
Broadway debut
Bombalurina
Corey John SnideCoricopat
Emily Tate
Broadway debut
Tantomile
Ricky UbedaMistoffelees
Sharrod WilliamsPouncival

Swings: Aaron J. Albano, Callan Bergmann, Claire Camp, Francesca Granell, Harris Milgrim and Madison Mitchell

Understudies: Richard Todd Adams (Asparagus, Bustopher Jones, Old Deuteronomy, Peter, Victor), Giuseppe Bausilio (Mistoffelees), Callan Bergmann (Mistoffelees, Munkustrap), Jessica Hendy (Grizabella), Harris Milgrim (Bill Bailey, Munkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger), Nathan Patrick Morgan (Asparagus, Bustopher Jones, Old Deuteronomy, Peter, Victor), Megan Ort (Grizabella), Ahmad Simmons (Bill Bailey, Rum Tum Tugger) and Corey John Snide (Mistoffelees)

Current Cast



Richard Todd AdamsCats Chorus
Aaron J. AlbanoCats Chorus
Quentin Earl DarringtonVictor
Old Deuteronomy
Jeremy DavisSkimbleshanks
Kim FauréDemeter
Lili Froehlich
Broadway debut
Electra
Daniel Gaymon
Broadway debut
Plato
Macavity
Shonica GoodenRumpelteazer
Christopher GurrPeter
Bustopher Jones
Asparagus
Tyler HanesBill Bailey
Rum Tum Tugger
Jessica HendyCats Chorus
Andy Huntington JonesMunkustrap
Zachary Daniel Jones
Broadway debut
Mungojerrie
Jakob Karr
Broadway debut
Carbuckety
Eloise KroppJennyanydots
Madison Mitchell
Broadway debut
Cats Chorus
Nathan Patrick MorganCats Chorus
Megan Ort
Broadway debut
Cats Chorus
Mamie ParrisGrizabella
Emily PynenburgCassandra
Claire RathbunVictoria
Arianna Rosario
Broadway debut
Sillabub
Sarah Jane ShanksJellylorum
Ahmad Simmons
Broadway debut
Alonzo
Christine Cornish Smith
Broadway debut
Bombalurina
Corey John SnideCoricopat
Emily Tate
Broadway debut
Tantomile
Ricky UbedaMistoffelees
Sharrod WilliamsPouncival
Andrew Wilson
Broadway debut
Tumblebrutus

Swings: Aaron J. Albano, Callan Bergmann, Maria Briggs, Claire Camp, Spencer Clark, Francesca Granell, Harris Milgrim, Jonalyn Saxer and Tanner Ray Wilson

Understudies: Richard Todd Adams (Asparagus, Bustopher Jones, Old Deuteronomy, Peter, Victor), Callan Bergmann (Mistoffelees, Munkustrap), Jessica Hendy (Grizabella), Jakob Karr (Mistoffelees), Harris Milgrim (Bill Bailey, Munkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger), Nathan Patrick Morgan (Asparagus, Bustopher Jones, Old Deuteronomy, Peter, Victor), Megan Ort (Grizabella), Ahmad Simmons (Bill Bailey, Rum Tum Tugger), Corey John Snide (Mistoffelees) and Tanner Ray Wilson (Mistoffelees),

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

 2017 Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical [nominee] 

Sound Design by Mick Potter

Songs

music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by T.S. Eliot
(Unless otherwise noted)


ACT 1 Sung By
Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats
(lyrics by T.S. Eliot, Trevor Nunn and Richard Stilgoe)
Company
The Naming of CatsCompany
Invitation to the Jellicle BallVictoria, Mistoffelees and Munkustrap
The Old Gumbie CatMunkustrap, Jennyanydots, Jellylorum, Demeter and Bombalurina
The Rum Tum TuggerRum Tum Tugger and Company
Entry of GrizabellaGrizabella, Demeter, Bombalurina and Company
Bustopher Jones: The Cat About TownBustopher Jones, Jennyanydots, Bombalurina, Jellylorum and Company
Mungojerrie and RumpelteazerMungojerrie and Rumpelteazer
Old DeuteronomyMunkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger and Old Deuteronomy
Song of the Jellicles and the Jellicle BallCompany
Memory
(lyrics by Trevor Nunn and T.S. Eliot)
Grizabella
ACT 2 Sung By
Introduction to Act II/The Moments of HappinessOld Deuteronomy and Sillabub
Gus the Theatre CatJellylorum and Asparagus
The Awefull Battle of the Pekes and the PolliclesAsparagus, Old Deuteronomy, Munkustrap and Company
Skimbleshanks the Railway CatSkimbleshanks and Company
Macavity, The Mystery CatDemeter, Bombalurina and Company
Magical Mister MistoffeleesMistoffelees, Rum Tum Tugger and Company
Memory (Reprise)
(lyrics by Trevor Nunn and T.S. Eliot)
Sillabub, Munkustrap and Grizabella
Journey to the Heaviside LayerCompany
The Ad-dressing of CatsOld Deuteronomy and Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Neil Simon Theatre

(7/31/2016 - Present)

Cast

Maria Briggs
Victoria
Spencer Clark
Broadway debut
Alonzo
Kim Fauré
Demeter
Jessica Hendy
Grizabella (Oct 10, 2016 - Oct 12, 2016)
Grizabella (Oct 15, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016)
Zachary Daniel Jones
Broadway debut
Mungojerrie
Jakob Karr
Broadway debut
Carbuckety
Robin Masella
Cats Chorus
Demeter
Megan Ort
Grizabella (Oct 14, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016)
Mamie Parris
Grizabella (Oct 17, 2016 - ?)
Claire Rathbun
Victoria
Sarah Jane Shanks
Jellylorum
Tug Watson
Broadway debut
Cats Chorus (Dec 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2017)
Andrew Wilson
Broadway debut
Tumblebrutus
Tanner Ray Wilson
Carbuckety



Understudies: Jakob Karr (Mistoffelees), Tanner Ray Wilson (Mistoffelees).


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