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A group of cats gather once a year to retell old stories, play, and see who Old
Deuteronomy, the cat leader, will choose to go to the Heaviside Layer (cat heaven).
Grizabella the Glamour Cat is overlooked by the other cats, but Old Deutereonomy takes pity on her.
- Director: Harold Prince
- Producer: Cameron Mackintosh
- Lyricist: Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe
- Memory (Grizabella)
- Macavity: The Mystery Cat (Bombalurina, Demeter)
- Mr. Mistoffelees (Rum Tum Tugger, Cast)
- Jellicle Ball (Instrumental)
- Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats (Cast)
Original Actors and Actresses
- Grizabella: Elaine Page
- Old Deuteronomy: Brian Blessed
- Jemima: Sarah Brightman
- Rum Tum Tugger: Paul Nicholas
Dame Judi Dench was the first choice for Grizabella, but she had to pull out due to an injury.
To create the junkyard, 665 oversized trash items were manufactured. (Coke cans, Turtle wax jars, Dixie cups, fish bones, a football etc.)
- AKA's Cat's Page
- Bombalurina's Jellicle Junkyard
- The Home of the Jellicles
- Rumpleteazer's Hideout
- CATS Home Page