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Fun Facts About CATS

May 12, 2011

CATS - Blumenthal Performing Arts–       Since its opening, CATS has been presented in over 20 countries and in about 250 cities, including such diverse destinations as Buenos Aires, Seoul, Helsinki and Singapore.

–       CATS has been translated into ten languages:  Japanese, German (three versions for Germany, Austria and Switzerland), Hungarian, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, Swedish, French, Spanish (two versions for Mexico and Argentina) and Italian.  The Swedish production required a bilingual cast who performed in German and English on alternate nights.

–       The title of the show has NEVER been translated – the Mexican producers did a survey as to whether the Mexican audience would like their production to be called Gatos – the response in favor of keeping the English original was unanimous.

–       “Memory” has been recorded by a variety of over 150 artists ranging from Barbra Streisand and Johny Mathis to LiberaceBarry Manilow’s rendtion was a top-40 hit in the U.S.  Click the names to watch their renditions.

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