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Musical “Cats” premiers on West End (1981)

Musical "Cats" premiers on West End (1981)

The original London production of Cats opened in the West End on 11 May 1981, after previews which began on 22 April 1981. It won numerous awards, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical.

Activity Ideas:

  • Have a go at our Musicals of You activity – here
  • Or our musical theatre quiz – here
  • Enjoy our cats the musical poetry names activity – here
  • Print out and enjoy our cat themed digest – here
  • Or try our Musical Theatre activity book – here
  • Watch our new video by ‘Street Theatre’ with West End actor Jordan –  here