Andrew Lloyd Webber News

Also Credited As:
  • Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber

  • Date Of Birth:
    March 22, 1948 (66)
    Birth Place:
    London, ENGLAND
    Gender:
    Male
    BWW CD Reviews: Stage Door Records' SWAN ESTHER (Original Concept Album) Doesn't Take Flight
    by David Clarke - Aug 27, 2014

    In October of 1980, Nick Munns sent a tape of five songs to London theatre agent David Land. With Nick Munns music, David Land dreamed of replicating the success of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. SWAN ESTHER, not the hit that JOSEPH was, has enjoyed varying success. Now, Stage Door Records has re-released SWAN ESTHER's original concept album with studio rehearsal demos written for the reworked UK tour of the production entitled SWAN ESTHER AND THE KING. (more...)

    BRAZOUKA To Debut in London This September
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

    From the producers of 'Burn The Floor' comes the brand new 'Brazouka,' which will be making its debut in London September 16th through the 20th. (more...)

    Near West Theatre to Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, 11/21-12/7
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

    Awaiting winter completion of its multi-million-dollar performance space in the Gordon Square Arts District, Near West Theatre will stage a unique production of Jesus Christ Superstar this fall at West Side United Church of Christ, 3800 Bridge Ave., Cleveland. Performances will run for three weekends, Nov. 21 - Dec 7. (more...)

    Sierra Boggess Will Return to 54 Below with FINDING THE BALANCE Solo Concert
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

    Broadway knows her as Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera and as aspiring opera star Sharon Graham in Master Class. London knows her for her Olivier Award-nominated performance in Love Never Dies and Fantine in Les Miserables. After the success of her solo show Awakening, which debuted at 54 Below last year, Sierra Boggess will return to 54 Below (October 15-18) with another selection of songs and stories that have inspired her along the way, titled FiNDING THE BALANCE (THE JOURNEY OF THE MIDDLE CHILD). (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Don't Cry for EVITA
    by Brooke Bridenstine - Aug 25, 2014

    When Evita premiered on Broadway in 1979, it sat in a similar position as it does now: in a medium known for lighter fare, it seeks to tell a fairly unusual tale. And yet, the original Broadway production won multiple Tony awards and its' popularity spurred a 2012 Broadway revival and a current national tour that recently played in Des Moines. (more...)

    FLASH SPECIAL: A Richard Attenborough Remembrance
    by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 25, 2014

    Today we celebrate the life and career of legendary actor, producer and director Richard Attenborough in honor of his death this week at the age of 90. (more...)

    Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - ROCK OF AGES!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 23, 2014

    A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES below! (more...)

    WICKED's Kerry Ellis Offers Bonus Track With Album Pre-Order
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

    Wicked's Kerry Ellis, who has just rejoined the West End cast as Elphaba, has just released a new self-titled album which is now available for pre-order. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Broadway's Resident 'Jean Valjean,' Ramin Karimloo, Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2014

    Broadway's resident 'Jean Valjean,' the Tony-nominated Ramin Karimloo recently took the challege, posting his video to Instagram. Along with the video, he posted the caption: 'No nominations. Just Donate. Generously. Educated yourself at alsa.org This is to answer @jamieallenmagic's call out to me and in memory of his cousin.' (more...)

    THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA US Tour Celebrates 300 Performances
    by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 22, 2014

    The longest-running musical in Broadway history and the world's most successful entertainment, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA celebrates audiences continually going wild with a new featurette now available to view. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Watch Broadway's Latest Phantom Norm Lewis Sing 'The Music of the Night'
    by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

    The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince, is currently starring Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis and Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess. Below, check out a video of Lewis in action as he sings 'The Music of the Night' on stage at the Majestic Theatre! (more...)

    EVITA National Tour Coming to the Kennedy Center, 9/30-10/19
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

    The Kennedy Center today announced casting for the Washington, D.C. engagement of Evita which runs in the Kennedy Center Opera House from September 30 to October 19, 2014. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Michael Grandage and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford, this is the first new Broadway production of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical since it debuted on Broadway more than 30 years ago. The press opening night is Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

    2014 HELPMANN AWARDS Winners Announced - Cate Blanchett, Craig McLachlan, THE KING & I and More!
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

    The 14th Annual Helpmann Awards were presented live from Sydney's Capitol Theatre and broadcast on Foxtel's Arena. Host Jonathan Biggins was joined by some of Australia's most talented performers and industry leaders to announce this year's winners while recognising the distinguished artistic achievement and excellence across the major disciplines of Australia's live performance industry. (more...)

    Tickets to KINKY BOOTS, MOTOWN & More at Fox Theatre On Sale 9/7
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

    Single tickets for the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series shows will go on sale Sunday, September 7 at Noon. (more...)

    Ben Platt, Tony Yazbeck, NYC Cabaret Festival & More Set for 54 Below this Week
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

    Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

    2014 Helpmann Award Winners Announced
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

    The 14th Annual Helpmann Awards were presented tonight live from Sydney's Capitol Theatre and broadcast on Foxtel's Arena. Host Jonathan Biggins was joined by some of Australia's most talented performers and industry leaders to announce this year's winners while recognising the distinguished artistic achievement and excellence across the major disciplines of Australia's live performance industry. (more...)

    Behind The Scenes Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA US Tour
    by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 18, 2014

    The longest-running musical in Broadway history and the world's most successful entertainment, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA celebrates audiences continually going wild with a new featurette now available to view. (more...)

    BWW Profile: Mandy Patinkin Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
    by Matt Tamanini - Aug 18, 2014

    Today, we take a look back at the incredible career of award-winning stage and television icon Mandy Patinkin; from Broadway shows including EVITA, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, and THE SECRET GARDEN, to television dramas like CHICAO HOPE, CRIMINAL MINDS, and HOMELAND, to films including YENTL, ALIEN NATION, and THE PRINCESS BRIDE. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: HELPMANN AWARDS 2014 Announced at Sydney's Capitol Theatre
    by Jade Kops - Aug 17, 2014

    The Helpmann Awards, which has recognised the achievements in live performance in Australia since 2001, is the Australian industry's equivalent of the Tony Awards and the Olivier Awards. (more...)

    Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
    by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

    A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA below! (more...)

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