CATS: THE JELLICLE BALL Announces Full Creative Team


CATS Creative Team Members | Photo: Matthew Murphy

Alex Mecklosky
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February 12, 2024 4:15 PM

Do you know how to go to the Heaviside Layer? The full creative team for Cats: “The Jellicle Ball'' has been announced. Cats: “The Jellicle Ball'' is Inspired by the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on T. S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.” Performances begin at the Perelman Performance Arts Center on June 13th. Opening night is scheduled for June 20th, 2024 and the is a limited engagement through July 14th, 2024.

Joining Directors Zhailon Levingston and Bill Rauch, Choreographers Arturo Lyons and Omari Wiles, and Dramaturg & Gender Consultant Josephine Kearns, in bringing the best of NYC’s Ballroom and musical theater artistry to the PAC NYC stage are: Rachel Hauck (Scenic Design) Qween Jean (Costume Design) Adam Honoré (Lighting Design) Kai Harada (Sound Design) Brittany Bland (Projection Design) Nikiya Mathis (Hair/Wig Design) William Waldrop (Music Supervision and Music Direction) David Lai (Music Coordinator) Trevor Holder (Beats Arrangement) Capital Kaos (Ballroom Consultant) X Casting/ Victor Vazquez CSA and Sujotta R. Pace CSA (Casting).

Inspired by the Ballroom culture that roared out of New York City over 50 years ago and still rages on runways around the world, it will be staged as a spectacularly immersive competition directed by Zhailon Levingston (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Chicken & Biscuits) and PAC NYC Artistic Director Bill Rauch (All the Way), with all new Ballroom and club beats, runway ready choreography, and an edgy eleganza makeover.  Come one, come all, and celebrate the joyous transformation of self at the heart of Cats and Ballroom culture itself. 

Cats: “The Jellicle Ball” is presented by arrangement with The Really Useful Group.

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!