|Music||Andrew Lloyd Webber|
|Lyrics||T. S. Eliot|
|Book||T. S. Eliot|
|Basis||Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot|
|Productions||West End (1981)
|Awards||Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical (1982)
Tony Award for Best Musical (1983)
Cats premiered at the New London Theatre in the West End on 11 May 1981. It closed on 11 May 2002 after 8,949 performances. It opened on Broadway on 7 October 1982 at the Winter Garden Theatre. It closed on 10 September 2000, after 7,485 performances.