This is a rare promotional Opening Night pinback from the Original Broadway production of the Tony Award winning ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER musical hit "CATS" at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City. (The production opened October 7th, 1982 and ran for 7485 performances.) ..... The musical starred Tony Award winner BETTY BUCKLEY as "Grizabella" and included TERRENCE MANN, KENNETH ARD, RENE CEBALLOS, WALTER CHARLES, RENE CLEMENTE, MARLENE DANIELLE, WENDY EDMEAD, DIANE FRATANTONI, STEVEN GELFER, HARRY GROENER, STEVEN HACK, STEPHEN HANAN, ROBERT HOSHOUR, JANET L. HUBERT, REED JONES, WHITNEY KERSHAW, DONNA KING, CHRISTINE LANGNER, ANNA McNEELEY, HECTOR JAIME MERCADO, BOB MORRISEY, CYNTHIA ONRUBIA, KEN PAGE, SUSAN POWERS, CAROL RICHARDS, JOEL ROBERTSON, TIMOTHY SCOTT, HERMAN W. SEBEK and BONNIE SIMMONS ..... Side Note: On June 19th, 1997, Cats became the longest-running musical in Broadway history with 6,138 performances. It closed on September 10th, 2000, after a total of 7,485 performances. Its Broadway record was surpassed on January 9th, 2006 by The Phantom of the Opera. It remains Broadway's fourth longest-running show in history. Cats was the winner of seven 1983 Tony Awards including "Best Musical" ..... CREDITS: Music by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER ("Jesus Christ Superstar", "Evita", "Cats", "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", "Song and Dance", "Starlight Express", "The Phantom of the Opera", "Aspects of Love", "By Jeeves", "Sunset Boulevard") based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T. S. ELIOT; Lyrics by T. S. ELIOT; Additional Lyrics by TREVOR NUNN and RICHARD STILGOE; Sets and Costumes designed by JOHN NAPIER; Choreographed by GILLIAN LYNNE; Directed by TREVOR NUNN; Produced by CAMERON MACKINTOSH, THE REALLY USEFUL THEATRE COMPANY, DAVID GEFFEN and THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION ..... DETAILS: This rare Opening Night pinback measures 1 3/4" inches in diameter ..... CONDITION: This rare pinback is in excellent condition.