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Michael Scott Gregory played Skimbleshanks and Mistoffelees in the Broadway Production of Cats. He also appeared in the original Broadway casts of Starlight Express and Jerome Robbins' Broadway. He choreographed and directed commercials and music videos. Michael died of AIDS in 1992 at the age of 29.[1]

Cats Credits[]

US Tour 1 - 12/1983 - Swing

Broadway - 03/1984 - 05/1985 - Skimbleshanks (cover Mistoffelees)

Broadway - 06/1985 - 01/1986 - Mistoffelees

Broadway - 08/1990 - 08/1991 - Skimbleshanks

Biography (1984)[]

MICHAEL SCOTT GREGORY (Skimbleshanks) hails from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He made his Broadway debut in the original cast of Sophisticated Ladies and continued in a principal role for the run of the show. He appeared on the nationally televised "Star Search" & recently concluded Liza Minnelli's world tour.



  1. The 15 Lives of 'Cats', The New York Times, Oct. 6, 1996