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Can We Really Blame a Dog for Freaking Out During Cats?

Service animal went after feline-dressed performer during Broadway play

(Newser) - A showing of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats almost went to the dogs this week, quite literally. Witnesses tell the New York Post that during a performance at New York City's Neil Simon Theatre, a service dog broke free from its owner during the opening number and rushed the... More »

Andrew Lloyd Webber Is Furious With a Pussycat Doll

He's angry that Nicole Scherzinger left 'Cats'

(Newser) - In what might be one of the weirdest celebrity feuds ever reported, Andrew Lloyd Webber is furious with Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger. Scherzinger pulled out of her role in Cats just before rehearsals started for its return to Broadway, the Guardian reports. In an interview with the Economist Radio Thursday,... More »

Boyle Sings Rousing 'Memory' From Cats

(Newser) - Surprise singing sensation Susan Boyle made a new television appearance today, showcasing once again her soaring voice—but refusing to compromise on the frumpy look that made her an Internet sensation. The shy church volunteer gave a rousing, but occasionally nervous, performance on the American Idol-style show Britain's Got Talent,... More »

Phantom of the Xbox: Lloyd Webber Tries Gaming

You'll soon be able to play along with your faves from Evita , Jesus Christ Superstar

(Newser) - Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man behind musical hits such as Phantom of the Opera and Cats, is getting into the video-game business, paidContent reports. The burgeoning female gaming audience and the popularity of music-themed hits encouraged Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group to begin developing games based on Phantom, Evita... More »

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