Today in Canadian Art History: March 14, 1985 – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats Opened in Toronto and Will Become the Most Successful Canadian Stage Production Ever [includes video]


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March 14, 1985 – The Canadian production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats opened at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto.

[Cats] will run for two years in Toronto, then move to Montréal for a 19-week run, followed by a tour of Western Canada and a second Toronto run starting Sept. 2, 1989; total office receipts of $78 million from almost 2 million tickets, making it the most successful Canadian stage production ever. [Today in Canadian History]

* Source: Today in Canadian History.


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