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Cats, the book of the musical

Cats, the book of the musical

based on Old possum"s book of practical cats by T. S. Eliot

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Published by Faber & Faber, the Really Useful Company in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lloyd Webber, Andrew, -- 1948-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes excerpts from the libretto.

    Statementmusic by Andrew Lloyd Webber ; [photographs and drawings by John Napier]
    ContributionsNapier, John., Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965, Lloyd Webber, Andrew, 1948-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22148274M
    ISBN 100571118623

    CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America! Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—”Memory”. Cats is a musical fantasy film based on the stage musical of the same name by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which in turn was based on the poetry collection Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats () by T. S. film is directed by Tom Hooper—in his second feature musical following Les Misérables ()—from a screenplay by Lee Hall and Hooper and features an ensemble cast.

    Little-known fact, this book of children's poetry by T.S. Eliot was the inspiration for the cringe-worthy Broadway musical, "Cats." Many of the poems are the lyrics, verbatim, for the show. But if you, like so many others, are revulsed or terrified by the thought of those cavorting, feline freaks on stage, well, just try and put it out of your /5(K).   What is Cats about? Based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical follows a group of cats called Jellicles, all with distinctly unique personalities.

      In Eliot’s book, Mr. Mistoffelees is a precious creation; in the musical, he is a gay icon, bedazzled like the night sky, sometimes pulling off twenty-four fouetté turns in a row. Lloyd Webber. r/offbook: A subreddit dedicated to the podcast Off Book:The Improvised Musical from Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino. Press J to jump to the feed. Press question .


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In the spirit of a recent (and rather horrid) film I just saw by the same title, I re-read this book of the hit Broadway musical book in and of itself is pretty much just the T.S. Elliot original poems that inspired the musical and the film, and those poems are always wonderful; I still have an old copy of the T.S.

Elliot book version that used to be my mother's when she /5. Cats: The Book of the Musical Paperback – Ap by T. Eliot (Author) out of 5 stars 29 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback, Ap Cited by: 3.

This book was listed with a high percentage of being nearly new. Sadly when opened, most of the pages fell out of the spine. On the page with Rum Tum Tugger (my daughter's favorite character) there was an "autograph" to Joyce from Rum Tum Tugger/5.

The nine lives of Cats: how poetry became a musical, then a film Published as war broke out inTS Eliot’s Book of Practical Cats outsold The. Cats: The Book of the Musical Hardcover – Decem by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Author) › Visit Amazon's Andrew Lloyd Webber Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn the book of the musical book Author Central Cited by: 3. Cats, by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, is based on a collection of poems by noted poet T.S. Possum's Book of Practical Cats, published inbegan life as a series of whimsical poems that Eliot wrote in letters to his book doesn't have a plot and is more about describing these cats, their character, and a bit of their life story.

Cats is a sung-through musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the poetry collection Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make the "Jellicle choice," deciding which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.

The musical includes the well-known song "Memory" as. Buy Cats: The Book of the Musical by Webber, Andrew Lloyd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats () is a collection of whimsical light poems by T.

Eliot about feline psychology and sociology, published by Faber and serves as the basis for Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats. Eliot wrote the poems in the s, and included them, under his assumed name "Old Possum", in letters to his godchildren.

When I recieved this I thought there had been a mistake, but when I exchanged it for the correct book with a message describing what happened Amazon sent back the same one. Don't be fooled - there are only 10 songs in this, but they charge you for the 19 song s: 5.

Cats, the Musical. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats: The Musical which premiered in All the characters in the musical are “cats” and are amazing singers and dancers. I love how they actually take on the mannerisms of cats. You can watch the entire musical on this DVD.

A richly illustrated book that re-creates the making of one of Broadway&#;s biggest hits, based on Eliot&#;s Old Possum&#;s Book of Practical Cats.

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The Wicked Stage: Book musicals vs. concept musicals – are they both under threat. Sarah Green January 8, Opinion Theatre views If you study musical theatre in any sort of depth you will come to realise that nearly every show falls into one of two categories: either a book musical or a concept show.

It lifts most of its lyrics from Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, a book of poems by T.S. Eliot. These poems tell the stories of typical cat characters, such as “cat that breaks all.

Here are 11 musicals based on classic children’s books. “Cats” Andrew Lloyd Webber’s long-running musical is based on T.S.

Eliot’s witty collection “Old Possum’s Book of Practical. Cats: The Book of the Musical: Based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot Andrew Lloyd Webber, T. Eliot Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, - Music - pages. The symbolism and meaning of the Musical “Cats”, explained from a Christian point of view.

Written and interpreted by Mike Fulmer. T.S. Eliot, the author of Old Possums Book of Practical Cats, the book of poems in which the Musical “Cats” is based, is obviously quite knowledgeable of bible scripture and salvation history.

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Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.AWARD-WINNING CAT CARE!Today, cats live much longer lives--thanks to advances in veterinary technology.

But older cats have special needs and require extra emotional support, nutritional help, and medical care. A longer life also means more cats develop age-related conditions such.The official book of the musical, covering the making of the original London Production and T S Eliot's poems.

It also includes photographs and drawings by John Napier. Contents. Concerning Cats. Apropos of Practical Cats by Valerie Eliot 'Up up up to the Heaviside Layer' by Andrew Lloyd Webber The Making of Cats by Trevor Nunn (1st edition) ; Tails of Two Cities by Trevor Nunn (later editions).