Charlize Theron Hung Out with the Cast of Cats—Because Why Not?


As it turns out, a day in the life of Charlize Theron isn’t too different from that of your first-time N.Y.C. tourist.

The Oscar-winning actress spent her Saturday chilling backstage with the cast of Broadway’s Cats—because why shouldn’t she?

Clad in a little black dress with a scalloped sheer covering and matching sandals, Theron posed with three cast members from the long-running musical: Christine Cornish Smith, Tyler Hanes, and Andy Huntington Jones.

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Although there remains little available backstory behind this picture (my new cover photo), it’s a known fact that when one is given the opportunity to hang backstage with the cast of Cats, one does not say no. I mean, think of all the memories (all alone in the moonlight…).

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Maybe Charlize is doing some research for a live-action talking cat film, à la Kevin Spacey in Nine Lives? Or perhaps the actress is gearing up for a Catwoman remake?

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We have many theories, though one remains grounded in fact: Charlize Theron is the coolest cat around.


Coinage. Life well spent. Presented by Geico. Major stars have graced the Broadway stage to belt out numbers that have made audiences laugh and even cry. Some shows have even become an integral part of musical history. Here are five of the highest grossing Broadway shows of all time. Chicago proved to audiences everywhere that if you can't be famous, you can at least be infamous. Hitting the stage in 1996, we all became mesmerized by Roxy Hart and all that Jazz. In total, Chicago has grossed over $ 560 million. Utilizing the songs of the Swedish pop sensation Abba, Mama Mia first opened in 2001. With over 5,700 performances worldwide, the musical made. Feel like super troopers attempting to find out Sophie's father. To date upbeat musical has grossed over $620 million. In 2003, audiences were asked the question, are people born wicked or do they have wickedness thrust upon them? The unknown story of the witches of Oz changed us for good. In total, the Broadway musical has grossed over $1.06 billion. In sleep he sang to me, in dreams he came. The Phantom of the Opera first opened in 1988. To date, the operatic musical has grossed over $1.08 billion, and made us all wonder how they made the exquisite chandelier crash. With more than 6,700 performances, Disney's The Lion King is the third longest running Broadway show. The show officially opened in 1997 at the New Amsterdam Theater. Hakuna matata enchanted audiences, and allowed the show to gross over $1.3 billion, what a wonderful phrase! Coinage, life, well spent. Presented by Geico.
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