Theater review: Crowd-pleasing national tour of ‘Cats’ casts a spell

A fancy feast for the senses, perhaps no other mainstream musical taps into the strange magic of live theater more nimbly than Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats.”
After an 18-year stint that earned seven Tonys and a place on the list of the Broadway's longest-running titles, the 2016 “Cats” revival was a hit, cuing the national tour playing through Sunday at the Civic Center.
Based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats,” the crowd-pleaser follows a tribe of felines called the Jellicle Cats gathering for their annual ball, where leader Old Deuteronomy (Brandon Michael Nase) picks one mouser to be reborn.
The episodic narrative focuses largely on meeting the cats through song and dance, including the fickle Rum Tum Tugger (McGee Maddox); twin troublemakers Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer (Tony d’Alelio and Rose Iannaccone); and gourmand Bustopher Jones (Timothy Gulan).Read more on NewsOK.com

A fancy feast for the senses, perhaps no other mainstream musical taps into the strange magic of live theater more nimbly than Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats.”

After an 18-year stint that earned seven Tonys and a place on the list of the Broadway's longest-running titles, the 2016 “Cats” revival was a hit, cuing the national tour playing through Sunday at the Civic Center.

Based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats,” the crowd-pleaser follows a tribe of felines called the Jellicle Cats gathering for their annual ball, where leader Old Deuteronomy (Brandon Michael Nase) picks one mouser to be reborn.

The episodic narrative focuses largely on meeting the cats through song and dance, including the fickle Rum Tum Tugger (McGee Maddox); twin troublemakers Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer (Tony d’Alelio and Rose Iannaccone); and gourmand Bustopher Jones (Timothy Gulan).
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