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From left: Cat characters Jellylorum (Eliza Sorensen); Mungojerrie (Eliza Brandis); Munkustrap (Sam Sorensen); Rumpleteazer (Becca Murphree); and Grizabella (Cora Calhoun) enter the “Cats” junk yard.

The Ely Children’s Theater presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “CATS” beginning Friday, March 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Ely United Methodist Church location, 1100 South Pioche Highway.

The play’s cast of talented felines will also be on stage Saturday, March 17, in both matinee (1:00 p.m.) and evening (6:30 p.m.) performances, with repeat shows Friday, March 23 (6:30) and Saturday, March 24 (1:00 matinee and 6:30 p.m. evening).

Ticket donations for $8.00 – $10.00 are available at Economy Drug or at the door. Seating is assigned, with kids under 12 free to attend matinee performances with adult ticket purchase.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for evening and 12:30 p.m. for matinees.

The long-running Broadway show, which is based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by poet T.S. Eliot, is presented by arrangement with The Musical Company and brought through Methodist Ministry Outreach to all community players.

For more information, contact Suzanne Calhoun, ElyUMC@att.net or 775.293.5113.