Andrew Lloyd Webber News

Date Of Birth:
March 22, 1948 (66)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
Fox Theatre Announces 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced its stellar 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, featuring the smash hit KINKY BOOTS, winner of six 2013 Tony Awards® including Best Musical. Of the six season ticket package shows, four of them will make their Fox Theatre and St. Louis debuts. Fox Theatre audiences can look forward to the unforgettable songs and sensual dancing featured in DIRTY DANCING - The Classic Story On Stage; the American dream story behind the hits in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL; Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; the enchanting revival of Rogers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA; and the hilarious stage production of A CHRISTMAS STORY. (more...)

Don't Cry For Her! Christina Aguilera To Sing EVITA In Upcoming BROADWAY 4D Movie?!
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 18, 2014

International pop superstar and notable THE VOICE judge Christina Aguilera seems set to be essaying one of the most iconic musical theatre roles of all time according to a new report confirming her casting in a new Broadway-themed film experience called BROADWAY 4D. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING, EVITA and More Make Up Texas Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to the University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2014-2015 season. This season highlights talent from around the world in a diverse mix of music, theatre, dance, and conversation. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Good Friday Flashback- Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2014

It's Good Friday, and what better way to reflect on Jesus' death than with musical theatre? In the vintage video below, Broadway favorite and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda performs Jesus' Act II ballad, 'Gethsemane' in his college production of Jesus Christ Superstar. He writes: 'played Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar my freshman year at Wesleyan. I was not yet done with puberty. Screaming ensues.' (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Hey, JC! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines On
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 18, 2014

Today, in honor of Holy Week, we shine a special spotlight on one of the most revered and rockin' musicals ever written, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. (more...)

Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT! Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month of June, featuring award-winning stars from stage and screen, including two-time Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye, YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Levi Kreis, cabaret legend Justin Vivian Bond, Broadway star and recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Franc D'Ambrosio & Glory Crampton's tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD to Run 5/16-6/14 at Blackfriars Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit Broadway musical based on the classic Billy Wilder film comes to Blackfriars this May! Sunset Blvd. follows departed star of the silent screen era and tortured soul, Norma Desmond. Her glamour and fame have faded all but in her mind and she longs for her grand return to the silver screen. When she accidentally crosses paths with Joe Gillis, a struggling Hollywood screen-writer, their subsequent passionate and volatile relationship leads to a startling conclusion. (more...)

SLEEPING CUTIE: A FRACTURED FAIRY TALE MUSICAL Makes World Premiere at Thick House, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Sleeping Cutie: A Fractured Fairy Tale Musical with Music by Doug Katsaros and Lyrics / Book by Diane Sampson will have its world premiere in this exclusive Off a Cliff / PlayGround co-production in San Francisco for a limited engagement, running four weeks only. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 16, 2014

Gettysburg Community Theatre delivered a deservedly sold-out JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to the area in time for Easter (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/16- JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2014

Today in 2000, the second Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar opened at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts (now the Foxwoods Theatre), where it ran for 161 performances. Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber, with lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical started off as a rock opera concept recording before its first staging on Broadway in 1971. The musical is based very loosely on the Gospels' account of the last week of Jesus' life, beginning with the preparation for the arrival of Jesus and his disciples in Jerusalem, and ending with the crucifixion. The third Broadway revival is currently playing at the Neil Simon Theatre. (more...)

Nicholas Saverine, Sean Thompson and More Join Ann Crumb in Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Media Theatre presents the regional premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony winning musical 'Sunset Boulevard' tonight, April 16-May 18. The show, based on Billy Wilder's classic 1950 film, is produced by Media Music Theatre Company (MMTC), the non-profit music theatre organization that brings professional musicals to the historic venue. Jesse Cline is its Artistic Director (more...)

Brilliant MUPPET CHRIST SUPERSTAR Parody Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 16, 2014

The furry and rambunctious cast of Jim Henson's iconic The Muppets lend their unique talents to JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR via an impressively inventive new album experiment titled MUPPET CHRIST SUPERSTAR. (more...)

Black Sapphire Productions to Present Liz Robertson in SONGS FROM MY TRUNK, April 20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Black Sapphire Productions presents Liz Robertson's Songs From My Trunk, directed by Sarah Ingram and musically directed by Chris Walker. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, 18 aprile al Teatro Sistina di Roma
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Il 18 aprile, giorno del Venerdi Santo, debutta al Teatro Sistina di Roma lo spettacolo piu atteso della stagione: la versione evento di JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, la piu grande opera rock di tutti i tempi, con un cast d'eccezione che non manchera di richiamare l'attenzione di tutti gli appassionati di musica e teatro. (more...)

Elisa Matthews Joins Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD as 'Betty'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Media Theatre presents the Tony winning musical Sunset Boulevard, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's magnificent take on Billy Wilder's legendary film focusing on the silent film star Norma Desmond as she hopes for a return to screen glory during the advent of the talkies. (more...)

Media Theatre to Welcome Ann Crumb & Kelly Briggs in SUNSET BOULEVARD, 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Media Theatre presents the Tony winning musical Sunset Boulevard, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's magnificent take on Billy Wilder's legendary film focusing on the silent film star Norma Desmond as she hopes for a return to screen glory during the advent of the talkies. (more...)

Ann Crumb to Lead Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD, Running 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Tony nominated actress Ann Crumb will portray Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical 'Sunset Boulevard' at The Media Theatre April 16-May 18. She will once again be directed by Media Music Theatre Company's Artistic Director Jesse Cline in this production. (more...)

Meet the Composers of MURDEROUS MUSICAL MONDAYS- Spotlight on Pace New Musicals Writers' Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The cast and creative team of the hit Off-Broadway musical Murder for Two are teaming up with some of New York's brightest up and coming composers and BroadwayWorld.com on select Monday nights for their spring concert series, Murderous Musical Mondays. Featured on Monday, April 21, 2014 will be the Pace New Musicals Writers' Room (curated by Ryan Scott Oliver), immediately following the 7pm performance of Murder for Two at New World Stages (Stage 5 - 340 West 50th Street). Meet the new composers below! (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ National Tour to Play Fox Theatre, 5/13-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will play May 13-18 in St. Louis. (more...)

Playhouse South Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, 5/2-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Opening May 2, the revolutionary award-winning musical written by Tim Rice (lyrics) and Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) traces the final days of Jesus and illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit. Jesus Christ Superstar follows Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem, the betrayal, Passion and crucifixion-and Jesus' relationships with Judas Iscariot and Mary Magdalene. The show features such legendary hits as I Don't Know How to Love Him and Jesus Christ Superstar. Suitable for ages 12+. (more...)

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