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Musical Theatre of Anthem Brings Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS to Stage    

Anthem, Ariz.  Jan. 30, 2015 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces performances for the Tony® Award-winning Broadway hit, CATs. The second longest running musical in the history of Broadway, CATS is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved musical based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. CATS tells the story, in song and dance, of the annual gathering of Jellicle cats at which time one special cat is selected to ascend to the Heaviside layer. Come be a part of this true musical theatre phenomenon!    

The talented cast, comprised of both ariZoni and NYA award winners and nominees , ages 10 – adult, presents the show March 5-8 in Anthem.  The award-winning production staff includes Director and Choreographer Sherry Henderson, Producer and Co-Vocal Director Jackie Hammond, and Co-Vocal Director Shawna Weitekamp.

CATS is a brilliantly imaginative show - a magnificent combination of words, music and most of all dance!” said Henderson.  “Come rejoice and watch as one by one, each of the cats tells their own story of being "chosen" as the special cat to be reborn.”  

Performances take place March 5 and 6 at 7:00 p.m., March 7 at 12:00, 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. and March 8 at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ  85086.  Tickets may be purchased online at  Adult tickets are $19 and Students, Seniors and Children 12 and under are $16.  

CATS is presented through exclusive arrangement with R & H Theatricals and The Really Useful Theatre Company Limited.  

About MTA

Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located in Anthem, Arizona.  The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents.  MTA trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity.  MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of accomplishment.  Supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.



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