Cats (Canada) [Poster]

Cats (Canadian Tour)

Associate Company Manager for the musical CATS Canadian tour from July to October 1988 with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot and lyrics by T. S. EliotTrevor NunnRichard Stilgoe which opened at the Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB (July 4 – 30, 1988), then played the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC (August 9 – September 10, 1988) and closed the tour at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON (September 20 – October 1, 1988).

Produced by MTE Productions (Marlene Smith, Tina VanderHeyden and Ernie Rubinstein) with Associate Direction by David Taylor (based on Trevor Nunn), Associate Choreography by T. Michael Reed (based on Gillian Lynne), Associate Scenic Design by Raymond Huessy (based on John Napier), Associate Lighting Design by Robert Bosworth (based on David Hersey), Production Musical Direction by Stanley Lebowsky, Musical Direction by Paul Bogaev, Company Managed by Mark Stevens, Associate Company Managed by Toby Simkin, Assistant Direction and Dance Supervision by Madeline Paul and Dance Captained Timothy French.

Starring: Barbara Fulton (Grizabella), Adam Fleck (Rum Tum Tugger), Timothy J. Alex (Tumblebrutus), Gerard Michael McIsaac (Mistoffelees), Scott Bolton (Mungojerrie), Shelley Stewart Hunt (Rumpleteazer), Jay Turvey (Skimbleshanks), Jimmie Earl Perry (Old Deuteronomy), David Malek (Munkustrap), Ron Proulx (Plato / Macavity), Sandy Winsby (Asparagus / Bustopher Jones), Martin Murphy (Alonzo / Rumpus Cat), Marianne McCord (Bombalurina), Janie Brennan (Cassandra), Gino Berti (Coricopat), Monique Lund (Demeter), Martine Fugere (Jellylorum / Griddlebone), Sherri McFarlane (Jennyanydots), Neil Giroday (Pouncival), Vance Avery (Pouncival alternate), Frances Chiappetta (Sillabub), Susan Burk (Tantomile), Donna Kelly (Victoria) with chorus including Mira Caldare, Christina Gordon, Blaine Parker, Raphael Vigod and with swings including Dale Azzard, Michael Fennell, Kiki Moritsugu, Kerri Lyn Wasylik, Karen Egan, Vance Avery, Michael Ehlers and Janet Kelley.

Marlene Smith Group office Managed by Toby Simkin & Mark Stevens.

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By the time the production closed in August 1989, it had become the most successful Canadian stage production of all time with a box office of $78 million from nearly 2 million tickets.