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Tim Rice: 'Evita was a bonkers idea'

As the great songwriter prepares to take Jesus Christ Superstar on a 50th birthday tour, he talks about penning hits, his idea for a new musical – and drinking from Lloyd Webber’s Georgian wine glassesTim Rice had a hunch the Oscar was in the bag. After all, he and Elton John had been responsible for three of the five nominations in the best song category. But, as he walked on stage that night in 1995, after Can You Feel the Love Tonight from The Lion King won, the tall, slightly awkward-looking...
Tags: Music, England, Hollywood, Musicals, Theatre, Culture, Stage, Broadway, Elton John, West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Middlesex, Rice, Compton, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita


The Stage 100 For 2021 Honors British Theatre’s Response To COVID

“Arts workers in the NHS, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, actor Michael Balogun and theatre company 20 Stories High are among those recognised in this year’s The Stage 100 list, which has been reimagined to celebrate the industry’s response to the pandemic.” – The Stage
Tags: Art, Theatre, NHS, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stories High, Michael Balogun, 01.07.21


When ABBA Wrote Music for the Cold War-Themed Musical, Chess: “One of the Best Rock Scores Ever Produced for the Theatre” (1984)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfalfT1Iqmg Chess is amazing. The simplicity of its characters and plot (capture the king!) can be appreciated and understood by children; the complexity of its tactics can consume an adult life. Despite its medieval origins—and stumpers for us moderns like the strategic importance of a bishop on the battlefield—chess remains as much a potent allegory for power and its tactics as it was 1,500 years ago in India when it was called “chaturanga.”  The game ha...
Tags: Google, Music, UK, London, College, China, India, New York City, Time, Theatre, Bbc, New York Times, Broadway, Moscow, Abba, Andrew Lloyd Webber


Andrew Lloyd Webber Warns Theatres Are At The Point Of No Return

“We simply have to get our arts sector back open and running … We are at the point of no return, really,” he told Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee by video. “There comes a point when we really can’t go on anymore. Theatre is an incredibly labour-intensive business.” – HuffPost
Tags: Art, Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, 09.08.20


Christmas Will Be a Little More Broadway This Year!

I got the idea around Christmas time last year.There are a handful of Christmas-themed songs from musicals (and you can hear most of them on the wonderful recording, A Broadway Christmas), but aside from those, the holidays tend to leave Broadway behind for most of us. Well, those of us who don't have Playbill ornaments on our trees (I have a lot). It occurred to me it would be nice to have some Christmas carols for people who love musicals.I know, I know, that's a really weird, random idea. Bu...
Tags: Parody, Theatre, Christmas, Holiday, Stage, Broadway, Mind, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Carol, Hamilton, Bethlehem, Wicked, Broadway Musicals, Lin-manuel Miranda, Tom, Scott


Andrew Lloyd Webber Says Theatre is 'At the Point of No Return'; May Open CINDERELLA Abroad

Andrew Lloyd Webber recently chatted with the Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee about the future of the industry amidst the health crisis. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk, Digital Culture Media and Sport Committee


The First Live Musical On The West End Since Lockdown Will Be —

— Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World, which will get matinee and evening performances (socially distanced, of course) on Sunday, October 11 at the London Palladium, the theatre where Andrew Lloyd Webber presented a trial show in July. – WhatsOnStage (London)
Tags: Art, London, Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jason Robert Brown, 09.04.20


VIDEO: The Original SCHOOL OF ROCK Band Reunites for Fleetwood Mac Cover

Original cast members of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock the Musical reunited this summer to create a music video to raise awareness for the non-profit, Brooklyn for Life. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Brooklyn, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk, Fleetwood Mac Cover


Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Attend JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR: THE CONCERT

Composer Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber and lyricist Sir Tim Rice visited Regents Park Open Air Theatres acclaimed socially distant production of Jesus Christ Superstar The Concert yesterday evening Tuesday 1 September 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ, Tim Rice, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Gives the WAP Challenge a PHANTOM Twist

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, baron of all social media, took to TikTok today to join the latest viral challenge, the WAP challenge. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber and His Dog, Mojito, Sing 'How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?' in Honor of International Dog Day

Andrew Lloyd Webber took to Twitter to post a video in honor of International Dog Day. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays 'The Music of the Night' and Promises PHANTOM Will Be Back

Andrew Lloyd Webber took to Twitter to post a video of himself performing Music of the Night from The Phantom of the Opera. He also provided Phans with some encouraging words, promising that the show will return to the West End. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk


10 Things You Might Not Know About... Andrew Lloyd Webber

Think you know all there is to know about Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Check out some phun phacts about the superstar composer [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Alexa Criscitiello


Wake Up With BWW 8/14: Andrew Lloyd Webber Gets Vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 Trial, and More!

Today's top stories Andrew Lloyd Webber has gotten accinated for the Oxford COVID-19 Trial, and more [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephi Wild


Andrew Lloyd Webber Shares Photo of Himself Being Vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 Trial

Andrew Lloyd Webber announced yesterday that he was planning to be vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 trial. Today, he has shared a photo of himself taking part in the trial. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk


Andrew Lloyd Webber to be Vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 Trial

Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed via Twitter, that he is going to be vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 trial. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk


Wake Up With BWW 8/3: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Carrie Hope Fletcher Provide CINDERELLA Updates, and More!

Today's top stories Andrew Lloyd Webber and Carrie Hope Fletcher provide updates on Cinderella, plus tune in to the re-airing of Cheyenne Jackson's concert, as part of the Seth Concert Series today at 3pm [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cheyenne Jackson, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Stephi Wild


Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks the Uncertainty Surrounding the Future of CINDERELLA and the Industry As a Whole

Andrew Lloyd Webber recently chatted with The Sunday Times about what affect the health crisis has had on his work, updates on his upcoming production of Cinderella, and the future of the industry. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Cinderella, Sunday Times, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Carrie Hope Fletcher Share Clips From the CINDERELLA Process; Plus Preview of a New Song!

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Cinderella team have been hard at work, event amidst the health crisis, the get the show ready for the stage. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Carrie Hope Fletcher Andrew Lloyd Webber


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Carrie Hope Fletcher Share Clips From the CINDERELLA Process

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Cinderella team have been hard at work, event amidst the health crisis, the get the show ready for the stage. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Carrie Hope Fletcher Andrew Lloyd Webber


Wake Up With BWW 7/30: Andrew Lloyd Webber Responds to News of PHANTOM Closing, and More!

Today's top stories Andrew Lloyd Webber responds to the news of The Phantom of the Opera closing its London and UK touring productions, and more [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: UK, London, Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephi Wild


Andrew Lloyd Webber Responds to News of PHANTOM Closing its London and UK Tour Productions

Andrew Lloyd Webber has responded to the news of The Phantom of the Opera closing its London and UK touring productions, in a statement posted to Twitter. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: UK, London, Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk


Andrew Lloyd Webber Tries Putting On A Socially Distanced West End Show

It was a one-time pilot project, performed in front of 640 people spread out through the Palladium, one of London’s biggest theatres. The program: one singer, Beverley Knight, doing two half-hour sets separated by an intermission. Alex Marshall reports on how it went. (ALW’s reaction on seeing the “full” house: “I’ve got to say this is a rather sad sight.”) – The New York Times
Tags: Art, London, Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Audience, Alex Marshall, Beverley Knight, 07.23.20


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber's LW Theatres Releases Welcome Guide for Audiences

Andrew Lloyd Webber's LW Theatres has released an audience guide, detailing new procedures that have been put in place to ensure the safest experience possible for thoseplanning to come to the theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk, LW Theatres


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Calls On UK Government for Target Date to Re-Open Theaters Normally

Andrew Lloyd Webber is calling on the UK government to establish a clear schedule and target date on when theatres can re-open at a financially viable capacity. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: UK, Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stage Tube


VIDEO: Watch Beverley Knight Sing 'Memory' at Andrew Lloyd Webber's Re-Opening Test at the London Palladium

As BroadwayWorld previously reported,Beverley Knight performed today at The London Palladiumas part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's pilot shows scheme to test the safety of the theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Beverley Knight, London Palladium, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Speaks to the Challenges of Socially-Distanced Theatre

As BroadwayWorld reported last week,Culture secretary Oliver Dowden recently announced on Twitter that UK theatres and music halls will be allowed to reopen on August 1, with socially distanced audiences. Andrew Lloyd Webber however, is questioning how the socially-distanced theatre model can be financially sound. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: UK, Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BroadwayWorld, Stage Tube, Oliver Dowden


VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Gives a Tour of Abbey Road Studios and Reveals the Music For CINDERELLA is Being Recorded!

In a new video posted to Facebook, Andrew Lloyd Webber gave a tour of the iconic Abbey Road Studios, and reflected on some of the time he has spent working there. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk, Facebook Andrew Lloyd Webber


VIDEO: Katharine McPhee, Shoshana Bean, and Megan Hilty Perform a Mashup of Songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Katharine McPhee, Shoshana Bean, and Megan Hilty joined forces for an epic mashup of songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Megan Hilty, BWW News Desk, Katharine McPhee Shoshana Bean


Why So Many CINDERELLAs? The Fairytale Journey on Page, Stage, Screen and More!

Earlier this year, it was announced that a new kind of princess is officially coming back to the stage.Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical Cinderella will premiere at TheGillian LynneTheatre in London next year, putting an all new spin on a beloved classic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk



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