Not a sound from the pavement
Has the moon lost her memory
She is smiling alone
…. When the dawn comes
Tonight will be a memory too
And a new day will begin
–Andrew Lloyd Webber “Memory“
“Nelson Mandela was more than one of the greatest leaders of our time, he was one of the greatest teachers. And he taught by example.” President Obama gave a tribute to Nelson Mandela at his public memorial.
Cats first opened in London’s West End in 1981 and then on Broadway in 1982. The London production of Cats ran for 21 years and the Broadway production ran for 18. It played a total of 8,949 performances in London. After a total of 7,485 performances in Broadway, it closed on 10 September 2000. Only the Phantom of the Opera, also an Andrew Lloyd Webber production, had more performances. Read more click here.
Webber didn’t start working on the Memory until two weeks before the opening of Cats in May 1981.
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