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Tim Rice

 
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USA
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Sir Tim Rice is an author and Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Emmy Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist. He is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Evita; with Bjorn ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: USA

Bio:
Sir Tim Rice is an author and Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Emmy Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist. He is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Evita; with Bjorn ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (UK)]
World Premiere, 2005
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[West End, 2018]
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[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[West End, 2007] [Replacement]
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[London Fringe, 2005]
Book Revisions
 
[Regional (UK), 2005]
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[US Tour, 2002]
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Bill Hilyard, Sir Tim Rice, Gina Vernaci Photo

Bill Hilyard, Sir Tim Rice, Gina Vernaci

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05/09/2022
Amy Brady, Sir Tim Rice Photo

Amy Brady, Sir Tim Rice

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Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Sir Tim Rice with the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert at Regent

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Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Sir Tim Rice with the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert at Regent

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Performances
  [Regional (UK)]
World Premiere, 2005
Auctioneer

Productions

[West End, 2018]
Book Writer

[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2015]
Lyrics

[Broadway, 2014]
Lyrics

[West End, 2007] [Replacement]
Lyrics[Replacement]

[London Fringe, 2005]
Book Revisions

[Regional (UK), 2005]
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[US Tour, 2002]
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Tim Rice Biography

Sir Tim Rice is an author and Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Emmy Award, Tony Award, and Grammy Award-winning lyricist. He is best known for his collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom he wrote Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Evita; with Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA, with whom he wrote Chess; for additional songs for the 2011 West End revival of The Wizard of Oz; and for his work with Alan Menken on Disney's Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and the musical King David. He also worked with Elton John on Disney's The Lion King, the musical Aida, and DreamWorks Animation's The Road to El Dorado and Ennio Morricone.
One of the most celebrated lyricists in British popular culture, Rice was knighted by Elizabeth II for services to music in 1994. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is an inductee into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, is a Disney Legend recipient, and is a fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. The 2016 Sunday Times Rich List values Rice at √ā¬£150m; the 15th-richest music millionaire in the UK. He is one of fifteen artists to have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award.

Tim Rice Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lyrics
Tim Rice, Aladdin
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Tim Rice, Aladdin
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Special Award Gold Star
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Olivier Awards - 2000 - Radisson Edwardian Award for Best New Musical
Tim Rice, The Lion King
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Tim Rice, Aida
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Musical Gold Star
Tim Rice, The Lion King
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Tim Rice, The Lion King
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Lyrics
Tim Rice, Beauty and the Beast
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Tim Rice, Beauty and the Beast
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Tim Rice, Evita
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1980 - Best Musical Gold Star
Tim Rice, Evita
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1980 - Best Lyricist Gold Star
Tim Rice, Evita

Tim Rice News

Adi Roy, Marcus M. Martin & More Will Lead North American Tour Of ALADDIN Photo Adi Roy, Marcus M. Martin & More Will Lead North American Tour Of ALADDIN
by Grace Cutler - Aug 15, 2022

Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, has released full casting for the eagerly-anticipated North American tour of Disney’s Aladdin.

Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at The Muny Photo Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - Aug 14, 2022

This spirited and entertaining Muny Production is a fun explosion of color. Josh Rhodes' brisk direction moves the show along nimbly. JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT has a near perfect score using a variety of musical styles to tell a sung-through story including rock, pop, country, calypso, fench café' and ballads. Rhodes and Lee Wilkins choreography are a perfect match for the varied styles of music that combine to tell the story.

Photo/Video: Get A First Look At The Muny's JOSEPH Starring Jessica Vosk, Jason Gotay Photo Photo/Video: Get A First Look At The Muny's JOSEPH Starring Jessica Vosk, Jason Gotay, Mykal Kilgore & More
by Grace Cutler - Aug 13, 2022

Buy tickets now for The Muny's JOSEPH August 12th though 18th.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT's Becca Andrews Takes Over Our Instagram Photo JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT's Becca Andrews Takes Over Our Instagram!
by HaleyJane Rose - Aug 13, 2022

The Muny is presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! Tune into our Instagram Story as Becca Andrews takes you behind the scenes of today's performance.

Photos: First Look at National Youth Music Theatre's CHESS at Curve, Leicester Photo Photos: First Look at National Youth Music Theatre's CHESS at Curve, Leicester
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022

All new photos have been released from Chess, the first of the National Youth Music Theatre’s summer season of musicals. The production runs at Curve, Leicester Wednesday 10 - Saturday 13 August at 7pm, with Friday & Saturday matinees at 2.00pm.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For JOSEPH At The Muny Starring Jason Gotay, Jessica Vosk Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For JOSEPH At The Muny Starring Jason Gotay, Jessica Vosk, Mykal Kilgore & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2022

Go inside rehearsals for The Muny's grand finale of the 2022 season, the mega-fun hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which runs August 12 - 18, 2022.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Now Playing At Weathervane Theatre, August 8 - September 4 Photo JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Now Playing At Weathervane Theatre, August 8 - September 4
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022

The Weathervane Theatre will present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's landmark rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar.

Elton John Announces 'Hold Me Closer' With Britney Spears Photo Elton John Announces 'Hold Me Closer' With Britney Spears
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022

Britney Spears will make her highly-anticipated reutrn to music with a new rendition of 'Tiny Dancer' with Elton John. The new single will be released 'in the coming days' and is officially titled 'Hold Me Closer.' The artwork for the upcoming single features two emojis, a rose for Spears and a rocket ship for John.

Review: THE LION KING at Broadway San Jose Photo Review: THE LION KING at Broadway San Jose
by Linda Hodges - Aug 5, 2022

What did our critic think of THE LION KING at Broadway San Jose?

Review: Gerrilyn Sohn IF JOE ALLEN'S WALLS COULD SING & OTHER HIDDEN GEMS at Don't Te Photo Review: Gerrilyn Sohn IF JOE ALLEN'S WALLS COULD SING & OTHER HIDDEN GEMS at Don't Tell Mama by Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 3, 2022

Guest reviewer Andrew Poretz has heaps of praise for Gerrilyn Sohn and her new musical cabaret.

Tim Rice Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For JOSEPH At The Muny Starring Jason Gotay, Jessica Vosk VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For JOSEPH At The Muny Starring Jason Gotay, Jessica Vosk, Mykal Kilgore & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2022

Go inside rehearsals for The Muny's grand finale of the 2022 season, the mega-fun hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which runs August 12 - 18, 2022.

VIDEO: Gloria Estefan Reveals Why She Turned Down the EVITA Film on WWHL VideoVIDEO: Gloria Estefan Reveals Why She Turned Down the EVITA Film on WWHL
by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022

Gloria Estefan appeared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen to discuss her new film, Father of the Bride. During the episode, Estefan revealed that she had turned down the role of Evita in Oliver Stone's film adaption of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical. 

VIDEO: ALADDIN's Rodney Ingram & Katie Terza Perform Dual Language 'A Whole New World VideoVIDEO: ALADDIN's Rodney Ingram & Katie Terza Perform Dual Language 'A Whole New World'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 21, 2022

Rodney Ingram (Aladdin in the Mexico City production Aladdin) and Katie Terza (Ensemble and Jasmine Understudy in the Broadway Company on Aladdin) performed an ‚ÄúExclusive‚ÄĚ dual language performance of ‚ÄúA Whole New World‚ÄĚ on Univision‚Äôs ‚Äú¬°Despierta Am√©rica!‚ÄĚ Watch here!

VIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST UK & Ireland Tour VideoVIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST UK & Ireland Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Disney’s beloved Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast - re-imagined and re-designed in a completely new production staged by members of the original award-winning creative team - will come to London in Summer 2022, as part of its UK & Ireland Tour.

WATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway VideoWATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Michael James Scott¬†(Genie) surprised a lucky guest ‚Äď the 888th¬†ticketholder scanned at the theatre that afternoon ‚Äď with a cruise¬†aboard Disney Cruise Line‚Äôs newest ship, the¬†Disney Wish. The giveaway was announced during curtain call in front of the sold-out audience.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Drury Lane's EVITA VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Drury Lane's EVITA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 16, 2022

Get a first look at Drury Lane's production of Evita! This Tony Award-winning musical features lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and was originally directed by Harold Prince.

VIDEO: EVITA Director Marcia Milgrom Dodge Discusses Drury Lane Production VideoVIDEO: EVITA Director Marcia Milgrom Dodge Discusses Drury Lane Production
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

Watch as CBS 2 Chicago entertainment reporter Vince Gerasole talks with EVITA director Marcia Milgrom Dodge on her latest production, her recent work on Beauty & The Beast At Olney Theater Center and more.

VIDEO: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Comes To The Kennedy Center This Month VideoVIDEO: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Comes To The Kennedy Center This Month
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a worldwide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America.

VIDEO: Sir Tim Rice Talks BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More VideoVIDEO: Sir Tim Rice Talks BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre's Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry recently sat down to chat with lyricist Sir Tim Rice about his career and what makes Disney's Beauty and the Beast such a perennial piece of musical theater.

VIDEO: Broadway in Detroit Performs From THE LION KING on America's Thanksgiving Para VideoVIDEO: Broadway in Detroit Performs From THE LION KING on America's Thanksgiving Parade
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2021

Members of Broadway in Detroit, featuring the Detroit Youth Choir, performed a song from The Lion King during America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit.


Tim Rice Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Tim Rice written?
Tim Rice has written 15 shows including Tycoon (Lyricist), Jesus Christ Superstar (Lyricist), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Bookwriter), Evita (Bookwriter), Blondel (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Chess (Lyricist), Cricket (Lyricist), Beauty and the Beast (Lyricist), Heathcliff (Lyricist), King David (Bookwriter), The Lion King (Lyricist), Aida (Lyricist), The Likes of Us (Lyricist), From Here to Eternity (Lyricist), Aladdin (Lyricist).

What awards has Tim Rice been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Aladdin , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Aladdin , Special Award (Olivier Awards) , Radisson Edwardian Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for The Lion King , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Aida , Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Lion King , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Lion King , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Beauty and the Beast , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Beauty and the Beast , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Evita Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Evita and Best Lyricist (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Evita .

What awards has Tim Rice won?
Special Award (Olivier Awards), Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Aida, Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Lion King, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Evita Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Evitaand Best Lyricist (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Evita.