Giveaway: Win tickets to see “CATS” at Walton Arts Center

Memories. Many of us have great memories from the first time we saw CATS live at the theatre.

It’s a record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages and is now on tour across North America.

Yep, CATS the Musical is FINALLY pouncing onto the Walton Arts Center stage on May 28th. Woo-hoo! If you’d love to win 4 free tickets to this classic show, just read the info below for how to enter the giveaway! Experience CATS for the first time as it begins a new life for a new generation — or let it thrill you all over again!

The show runs May 28-June 2nd at Walton Arts Center.

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—”Memory”. Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.

The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Misérables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Misérables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation.

Here are some special treats for CATS lovers at Walton Arts Center:

If you need one meow reason to go see CATS, here’s a sneak peek:

HOW TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY:

If you’d love to win 4 tickets to see CATS the Musical at Walton Arts Center, scroll down to the bottom of this post and then past the comments posted by other moms.

Then write a quick comment telling us your favorite song from the show. If you’ve never seen it, just tell us why you NEED a night out at the theatre right now! (Or feel free to answer both questions!)

You can also email your answer to us at giveaways@nwaMotherlode.com.

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111 Comments

  1. This is my husband’s busy travel schedule & a night at the show would be great!
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  2. I love “Memory”, but my favorite is “The Naming of Cats”. Would love to see this musical with my kids, who all love music and their pet cats!

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  3. This would be a perfect night out for my tribe! We need to ditch our responsibilities and have some fun together.

  4. I’ve never seen Cats but definitely in need of a night out. I think I haven’t had a fun trip since October & am truly exhausted after a winter of crazy work weeks

  5. I need a night out to see CATS! I’m a stay at home mom and I never have a reason to get dressed up and go out…I would love to win this! Thank you!

  6. my favorite song would be ‘the naming of the cats”….LOVE it. This is my favorite musical and I cant wait to share it with my son!

  7. Mr Mistoffelees is the most memorable song. My mom took me to see Cats when I was young, now I’d love to take my daughter!

  8. I have never seen this one. I have only been to two Broadway show so I need to add to my list!

  9. Memory – One of the greatest songs ever! I would love the opportunity to see this amazing show!!!

  10. My girls and I need a night out. Never have seen this show and can’t wait to get the opportunity.

  11. Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer is my favorite song. This is my favorite musical and I would love to take my sons! My youngest’s favorite animal is a cat and he’d love this show!

  12. Always wanted to see this show. My nickname is “Kat” and I love musicals! I’d love to win tickets and bring friends with me!

  13. I have never seen it but have always wanted to. I would love to be able to take my daughter and granddaughters to see it so my daughter who is a teacher can destress from end of school activities.

  14. Skimbleshanks is probably my favorite song… but I also have a strong love of Mungojerry and Rumpleteaser (one of my dance instructors danced the part of Mungojerry on the touring company for years!)

  15. I’ve never seen it but would LOVE a night out with my girls!!! We are all working moms with at least 2 kids each so this would be a nice break!

  16. I would love to go to Cats. When I was little my school took us to go meet the cast from Cats and I would to see the show.

  17. I NEED A night out and I NEED to take my daughter. She would freak of I told her we had tickets 🥰😁🤗

  18. I have never seen Cats but have always wanted to. I need a night out so badly, and can’t think of a better way than to see an excellent renowned show at the Walton Arts Center!!

  19. I’ve never seen Cats, so I don’t have a favorite song. But I’ve always wanted to see it. I want to take my mom and 2 sisters with me…it’d be perfect.

  20. I’ve never seen Cats the musical. I love musicals and I can’t believe I’ve never seen this one. Id love to go and take my husband and friends as a payback for all of the times they have treated me to special occasions.

  21. OMG! I’ve wanted to take my daughter to see this. I got to see it when I was her age- “Memory” is most definitely my favorite song from Cats!!

  22. Single mom of 3 in desperate need of a night out! I am a huge fan of the theatre and musicals so I would love to see the show!!!

  23. The Rum Tum Tugger is my favorite song. I’d love to take my son on a date. He loves the theater! Neither of us have seen Cats.

  24. Memory! I’d love to take my mom & mother-in-law to this show to celebrate their birthdays.

  25. I’ve worn out a CD set of the original cast recording of this musical: A live performance will be fantastic!

  26. We NEED these tickets! My husband is constantly humming that Memories song, because my grandmother’s show tunes clock plays it twice a day! He would love to see that poor old cat sing! 🥰

  27. I’ve never seen it, but I’ve always wanted to. This would be fun with a girlfriend or my daughter.

  28. My entire family loves Cats the musical. We’d love a night out to see the show. Our favorite song is…Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer!

  29. I think I saw this 18 years when I first moved to Fayetteville. It would be great to see it again! Favorite song is Memory.

  30. I’ve always wanted to see CATS; and even though I haven’t seen it I know and love “Memory” thanks to Barbra Steisand!

  31. I’ve not seen “Cats”, but would love to see it with some dear friends. Our lives have been very “heavy” lately. A night out would be wonderful!!

  32. I’ve never seen it and have always wanted to!! I would love to take my daughter as well to get her loving theater at an early age 🙂

  33. Honestly, I have never been to see cats! 😢 However I would love to go because I am way past due for a night out. I’m excited to put my name in the drawing and have a chance to win! 💕

  34. I have 3 children, 2 girls and 1 boy. Our son has special needs. I Would love to take my 2 daughters to see Cats! They help their little brother so much and I would love treat them to a girls night out 😍

  35. CATS!!! What a purrfect night out with my husband and friends! We are long over due on a date night with our amazing friends!

  36. I have seen CATS, but it has been so long ago I honestly can’t remember what my favorite song is. If I win, I will definitely let you know what it is afterwards!! And, my 13-year old daughter would enjoy this show so much!! (She loves, loves cats, the animals/pets, so the costumes in the show would be a hoot for her.) Thanks!!

  37. Memories my favorite song ,would love to have a night out with my Dad Who has recently made some very hard very brave decisions in her life

  38. Rum Tum Tugger and Memory are my favorite songs. This would be such a fun night out for us! I get the newsletter, follow you on IG and Twitter and commented on FB.

  39. My (now grown) daughter danced in a short version of CATS while in high school — a local production. I would love to take her to see this professional production, along with her children.

  40. I have never seen CATS, but I love the song Memory! I am so thankful to the Walton Arts Center for bringing such great shows to the area! This would be an amazing experience! I follow on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!

  41. I’ve never seen it, but have the soundtracks for almost all of Webbers works. Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer is my favorite from Cats.

  42. I saw this as a little girl and sang the songs in the school chorus. I would love to take my kids to see it!

  43. I have not seen Cats and it is on my bucket list! I’m slowly introducing my 12 and 14 yr old to Broadway shows and I would love to share this one with them.

  44. Never seen the show, but have always wanted to go. This would be perfect.

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  45. We love Cats but my 13 year old daughter and I used to watch it on VHS! This was supposed to be our first year going back to Silver Dollar City since 2014 when her brother was born, but we had to sink $2,000 into my husband’s truck to keep it alive until we get my car paid off. She would love to see this live. This is also the first year since his birth that we have not had to use 7-10 vacation days on a hospital visit for him – each year.

    • Also my favorite song is Mungojerry and Rumpleteaser, and I love the continuous cartwheel at the end of the song.

  46. I’ve never seen it but I sure could use a night out. All I do is work. I didn’t even get to go out for my birthday last week!

  47. We have never seen CATS and would love to take our youngest granddaughter, 9 years old, to see this play. She currently competes in and loves Musical theater. The evening would make a great “Memory.” Thanks.

  48. I’ve never seen this show, however I would LOVE to take my daughter who happens to be graduating this year! She is a huge Broadway fan, in fact we wanted to go to New York this year just to watch a musical together, but finances will not allow It! She was granted a full scholarship into the University of Arkansas Honors program! I would LOVE, nothing more than this night out with her and other family members! Thanks for the consideration!

  49. Ive never seen Cats but it has been a dream of minr since I was a little girl in elementary school. I would LOVE to be able to go see it!

  50. Memory of course!! It will be the end of the school year and this tired teacher will need a night out!! 🤪🤪

  51. My favorite song is Jellicle Cats. I was blessed to be taken by my grandparents to see it in the original London theater 33 years ago and would so love for my daughters to experience it.

  52. MEMORIES!!!!! Always a favorite. I saw Cats many years ago with my husband. I would love to take my daughter. She is really into musicals right now. It would be a fun night out.

  53. Oh my goodness! What a fabulous giveaway! I’ve never seen Cats but I’ve heard the music! Memory is just breathtaking! My husband and I have four kiddos that are ages 10, 7, 5, and 2. We just adopted our 4th kiddo a couple of weeks ago and are SO in need of a night to reconnect! If we were to win, we could treat a couple of friends to a double date!!! Thanks so much for this opportunity!

  54. This is on my bucket list of thing to see and do. I’ve been waiting to see this show for over 10 years. I would love to enjoy this with my son who would love this and some friends.

  55. My daughters’ would love to see CATS! They are musical fans.. And it would be a great bonding time (18 and 13)

  56. Memory is the only song I know since I have never seen Cats. My twins have never seen a Broadway show so this would be a great Memory for our family as they graduate high school next month.

  57. Because both of my girls are 5 hours away at college, but I bet they would come home to see this show. 😁

  58. I haven’t seen it but heard good things about it. This one of my many “someday I’ll see it” shows. I’d like to take me and my three kids so they may experience for the first time a broadway show. Who knows, it may spark an interest on them to be a theater performer. I love musical and my children enjoys music as well. This would be great experience for us. I’m super ecstatic about this giveaway. Thanks!

  59. Memories is my favorite song! I would love to take my daughter. I saw Cats while I’m college, my very first Broadway musical ever that I saw at the wac way back in the 90’s when it first opened. 🙂 it would be fun to take my daughter who starts college next year at the uofa!

  60. I love going to the theater and have never seen Cats, winning the tickets would be wonderful. I follow you on Facebook and Instagram.

  61. I NEED to go because I’ve never been!!!!
    I need to take my daughter and my little sister. Please.

  62. Rum Tum Hugger is so much fun. I saw Cats 30 years ago on Broadway. Would love to share it with my kids.

  63. I would loooooove to take my daughter to this! She loves singing and all things musical 😍

  64. I’ve never seen the show. Would love a night out because my husband has been working a lot of nights and out of town work trips 😩 It’s ball season and I have 3 kids, enough said 🤣🤣

  65. I have never seen Cats but my daughter’s dance recital had CATS as the theme back in the 1990’s. Memory is my favorite song. I have just had a 70th birthday and would love to go to CATS with my disabled son and two grandchildren. What a wonderful experience and memory that would be!!!!

  66. I’ve never seen it and we just need a night out simply because we never get out. We have 3 kids and not many babysitters.

  67. My mother took me has a child. And I would love to have a much needed Mom’s night out with my tribe!!!

  68. I have been to NYC 4 times and have NEVER been able to get tickets!!! Now with 3 littles I doubt I’ll be back. Pick me!!! Pick me!!!

  69. I am a frazzled teacher and mom of four who would LOVE to see this show. When I was 17, I got the opportunity to travel and perform at several venues in NYC. At the time, a hit musical had come out four years earlier and each evening I would travel past the long lines of people who were seeing CATS. Several times during my visit, I would walk past the pictures of the actors in the box office lobby windows, and dream about seeing the performance myself. However, It’s now 35 years later and I’ve still not had the opportunity. It’s about time! Thanks for allowing me to share this memory.😽

  70. I haven’t seen it. I do love “memories”. We need a night out at the theater. All four of us love seeing live theater! My oldest is now a fanatic about being in band, and my youngest just broke her arm. My husband, a middle school teacher, and I just finally got everything in line for my youngest to have a 504. We are currently just worn out!

  71. I like the song Memory but I have never gotten to see CATS and I have always wanted to. I would love to take my kids. May 28th is my 45th birthday and I feel so old… This would really help make this milestone birthday great.
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  72. The song memory.
    This would be my daughter’s first musical and Broadway show. And she is old enough to understand and enjoy it!

  73. I would love a night out at the theatre because I’m at stay at home mom who really doesn’t get out much at all!

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