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NEWS: Musical moggies on the prowl as beloved show ‘Cats’ arrives to charm audiences – Milton Keynes Theatre, October 2016

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Feline focused smash hit musical Cats returns to Milton Keynes Theatre from Monday.

Back on tour after sell-out success at the London Palladium, the record-breaking show is the outstanding work of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, director Trevor Nunn, designer John Napier and director-choreographer Gillian Lynne.

These talented creatives blew theatregoers away with their purr-fect combination of innovative dance, beautiful music and charming verse when the production made its West End debut in 1981.

 

 

Associate Director and Choreographer Gillian Lynne said:

 

 

 

It was a miracle that it caught everyone’s imagination as it did. It really was to our total amazement that it not only did well, it did better than any other show at the time and for such a long time afterwards. And here we are now, still bringing Cats to audiences today.

People see it and just fall in love with it. I’ve had people tell me they saw Cats years and years ago and now they are returning with their children to share the Cats experience with them. How lovely.

 

 

The beloved musical all about moggies is quite simply the cat’s whiskers so be ready to pounce at the box office and get your paws on one of the few remaining tickets!

 

 

 

 

> Cats comes to Milton Keynes Theatre from Monday 24th October until Saturday 29th October.

 

 

This preview is also featured in the Milton Keynes Citizen’s GO! supplement:

 

 

 

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Written by Georgina Butler

October 22, 2016 at 6:23 pm

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  1. We saw it in New York not too long ago. 🙂

    Marc-André

    October 22, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    • It seems to be timeless and is definitely a must-see musical. I am really looking forward to seeing it again! I hope you enjoyed your recent Cats experience. 🙂

      Georgina Butler

      October 22, 2016 at 8:37 pm

      • We very much did! I’d go again if it was ok closer to us hehe

        Marc-André

        October 24, 2016 at 5:23 pm


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