Cats Musical is coming back to Singapore again after these adorable felines last sightings in 2015. Following its triumphant season in London’s West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS comes to the Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands for a strictly limited season from 17 December 2020. Tickets to Cats Musical Singapore are now on sale via Marina Bay Sands ticketing and SISTIC.
Based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, the show is set amongst a larger-than-life junkyard playground and is alive with our favourite feline characters including Rum Tum Tugger, Mr. Mistoffelees, Macavity, Jennyanydots, Old Deuteronomy, Grizabella and Skimbleshanks.
The Jellicle Cats come out to play on one special night of the year – the night of the Jellicle Ball. One by one they tell their stories for the amusement of Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, who must choose one of the Cats to ascend to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life.
CATS, one of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway history, received its world premiere at the New London Theatre in 1981 where it played for 21 record-breaking years and almost 9,000 performances. The ground-breaking production was the winner of the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best Musical. In 1983 the Broadway production became the recipient of seven Tony awards including Best Musical, and ran for 18 years.
Since its world premiere, CATS has been presented in over 30 countries, has been translated into 15 languages and has been seen by more than 81 million people worldwide. Both the original London and Broadway cast recordings won Grammy Awards for Best Cast Album.
The magnificent musical score composed by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber, includes the poignant hit song ‘Memory’, which has been recorded by over 150 artists from Barbra Streisand and Johnny Mathis to Liberace and Barry Manilow.
CATS is quite simply a phenomenon. Featuring a fantastical oversized set, a superb score, inspired choreography and mischievous costumes, CATS is a brilliant song and dance spectacular not to be missed.
We are not exactly sure if we got the observation right but they seem to have insert quite a number of interactive opportunities for audiences to get upclose and personal with the performers before and during the performance compared to the last time they were here in 2015. We also appreciated the stellar vocals of the UK cast this time round. This is a must-watch if you have never watched Cats Musical before and if worth a re-watch if you have yet to experience performance by the US or UK cast.
Season: From 17 December 2019
Venue: MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands Singapore
Performance Times: Tuesday to Friday: 8:00pm Saturday: 2:00pm and 8:00pm Sunday: 1:00pm and 6:00pm
Ticket Price: From 50 SGD *Excludes the booking fee of 4 SGD per ticket
Booking: Web: www.MarinaBaySands.com/Ticketing or www.sistic.com.sg | Phone: +65 6688 8826 | In Person: Marina Bay Sands Box Offices (Museum, Theatres, SkyPark, Retail Mall and Hotel Tower 1 Lobby). For more information please log onto – www.MarinaBaySands.com
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