|CATS to open Norton Center season
RELEASED: Sept. 18, 2003
DANVILLE, KYCATS, the longest running musical in the history of Broadway and the British West End, will open the 2003-2004 season at Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts.
The production will take place at 8 p.m. in Newlin Hall on Sept. 24.
CATS opened in 1981 at the New London Theatre in the West End and in 1982 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.
In 1983, CATS, which is based on T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, won seven Tony Awards including best musical, best book of a musical, best lighting and best costumes.
Since its opening, CATS has been seen by more than 8 million people.
For tickets or season subscriptions, visit or call the Norton Center box office 859-236-4692 or 1-877-HIT-SHOW (448-7469).
The College's Norton Center for the Arts is an internationally acclaimed performing arts center that annually brings to Centre a series of acclaimed musical groups, Broadway shows, individual performances and other works from the performing arts. A complete series schedule and subscription information are available upon request. You can also learn more by visiting http://www.centre.edu/nc/currentseason.html..
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