ALW has an ancestor called Jemima.
In the opening night of CATS, a little cat that looked like Mistoffelees followed Wayne Sleep home.
In the night after Elaine Paige got the role of Grizabella, a little black cat followed her home.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Trevor Nunn and John Napier left their wifes for CATS actresses.
T. S. Eliot's cat's name was Jellylorum.
In Vienna, visitors could buy sweets, such as small chocolates, and feed the "cats" with them, during the show.
The original cast for Grizabella was Judi Dench, who got hurt during rehearsals and couldn't perform.
CATS has more than 2.500 large-than-life props built into set.
It has also been the largest single generator of theatrical jobs in the history of Broadway.
CATS on Broadway was among the first musical productions to use condoms on their body microphones.
Memory was originally written as a parody on Puccini.
It has been stated that the title of CATS has never been changed in foreign productions. That, however, is
incorrect, as the Polish production is called KOTY.
"Memory" has been recorded by more than 150 different artists.
The original production opened at the New London Theatre, in the West End on May 11, 1981. Eight years later it
celebrated its first important milestone: after 3,358 performances, Cats became the longest running musical in
the history of the British theatre.