4. Cats

Jessica Hendy, Christine Cornish Smith

If you could have a drink with anyone in the theatre world, who would it be? In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes Jessica Hendy and Christine Cornish Smith from CATS to the bar!

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JESSICA HENDY (Cats Chorus, u/s Grizabella) Made her Broadway debut in 1999 as Grizabella at the Winter Garden Theatre, and is honored to be back in the junkyard! Broadway: Cats, Aida, Amour. National Tours, Off-Broadway, Regional, Symphony Concerts. Thank you CGF, my Parents, and Bubbles. #hendynation


CHRISTINE CORNISH SMITH (Bombalurina) Broadway debut! National tour: Joseph…Dreamcoat. Regional: Oklahoma! (Laurey) at the MUNY, A Chorus Line (Sheila) at Riverside Theater. Goodspeed, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Lyric Opera of Chicago. BFA CCM MT ’13. Thanks to Mom, Dad, family, teachers, CTG, Andy, and the creative team.




Nuts and Berries

Glassware: Rocks

Tools: Mixing Tin

Garnish: None


  • 1 oz. Chambord
  • 1 oz. Frangelico
  • 1 oz. Half-and-Half


In a rocks glass filled with ice, combine:

  • 1 oz. Chambord
  • 1 oz. Frangelico
  • 1 oz. Half-and-Half

Roll ingredients into a mixing tin to combine.

Pour back into your rocks glass, and serve.

Jellicle High Ball

Glassware: Highball

Tools: None

Garnish: Pussywillow



  • 2 oz. Orange Vodka (We use Absolut Mandarin)
  • 4 oz. Virgil’s Cream Soda


In a highball glass filled with ice, combine:

  • 1-½ oz. Orange Vodka
  • 4 oz. Cream Soda

Garnish with Pussywillow, and serve with a straw.