It’s Monday, Oct. 7.
Today, the 4Score team’s taking a listen to the Original Broadway cast recording of Cats - ALW’s stupendous musical based on the poems in T.S. Elliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.
It’s such a fun and furry way to start the week.
Full of synthy and orchestral flavours that we honestly can’t get enough of- this album is a real-time capsule in Broadway musical history.
The original Broadway production opened on this day (Oct. 7) in 1982. How cool is that!?
Take a listen.
Btw- Memory is sung on this album by Elaine Paige who originally played the role in the London Production.
If you like the Memory ballad, but want to hear a very unique take on it (by one of 4Score’s favourite female vocalists) play the video attached of Laurie Beechman’s ‘97 rendition. It’s from when she took over the role of Grizabella- over 15 years into the show’s lengthly run!