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Tim Rice

 
Birth Place:
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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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Productions

 
[West End, 2018]
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[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2015]
Lyrics
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Lyrics
 
[West End, 2007] [Replacement]
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[London Fringe, 2005]
Book Revisions
 
[Regional (UK), 2005]
Book Revisions
 
[US Tour, 2002]
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Photos

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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05/09/2022
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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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09/02/2020
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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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Stage

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]
Book Revisions

[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
Sir Tim Rice
 
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

Make Your Wishes Come True With Disney's ALADDIN At Proctors Photo Make Your Wishes Come True With Disney's ALADDIN At Proctors
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2022

The hit Broadway musical Disney's Aladdin launches its North American tour in Schenectady at Proctors on Tuesday, October 11 for a limited engagement of two weeks through Sunday, October 23.

Gala Concert Will Stream Exclusively On digitaltheatre.com Photo Gala Concert Will Stream Exclusively On digitaltheatre.com
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022

digitaltheatre.com will exclusively stream the amazing Gala Concert, REGENERATE: Lost Songs from the Musicals from  Monday 3rd October 2022.

THE LION KING to Celebrate 25th Anniversary in November Photo THE LION KING to Celebrate 25th Anniversary in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

The Lion King will kick off its 25th anniversary celebration this November. While two Broadway juggernauts have previously reached this milestone, The Lion King marks several historic firsts.  Never before has a show in its 25th year been playing in so many productions around the world simultaneously and placed in the Top 5 grossing Broadway shows.

Feature: IVO VAN HOVE REGISSEERT JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at DeLaMar Theater & tour! Photo Feature: IVO VAN HOVE REGISSEERT JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at DeLaMar Theater & tour!
by Chantal Kunst - Sep 27, 2022

Albert Verlinde Theater presenteert in samenwerking met Senf Theaterpartners en Jaco Kaasschieter in 2024 een nieuwe versie van de iconische rockopera Jesus Christ Superstar van Tim Rice en Andrew Lloyd Webber. De regie is in handen van de internationaal prijswinnende Ivo van Hove. Het is na het overweldigende succes van LAZARUS de tweede keer dat Albert Verlinde en Ivo van Hove

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Premiere in Amsterdam Directed by Ivo van Hove in 2024 Photo JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Premiere in Amsterdam Directed by Ivo van Hove in 2024
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

A Dutch production of Jesus Christ Superstar is headed to the Netherlands in 2024. Directed by Ivo van Hove and produced by Albert Verlinde, the musical will premiere in January 2024 at the DeLaMar Theater in Amsterdam.

Review: Reimagined EVITA 'High Flying, Adored' at Bucks County Playhouse Photo Review: Reimagined EVITA 'High Flying, Adored' at Bucks County Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2022

Bucks County Playhouse's reimagined Evita, directed by Will Pomerantz, is one of the most creatively staged productions of the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit to come along in years. Evita, which chronicles the rise and fall of Eva Perón, shines a spotlight on the controversial icon whose life and death lit the world's stage. Read the full review here!

Lyricist Sir Tim Rice Comes To Wolverhampton Grand Theatre In 2023 Photo Lyricist Sir Tim Rice Comes To Wolverhampton Grand Theatre In 2023
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced that internationally renowned lyricist¬†Sir Tim Rice¬†will come to the theatre for a special ‚ÄėEvening With‚Äô called¬†CIRCLE OF WORDS¬†on 9 February 2023.

The REV Announces 2023 Season; EVITA, INTO THE WOODS, and More! Photo The REV Announces 2023 Season; EVITA, INTO THE WOODS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

The REV Theatre Company has announced the lineup for its 2023 Season at the historic Merry-Go-Round Playhouse.

THE LION KING  Returns To Birmingham Hippodrome Next Summer Photo THE LION KING Returns To Birmingham Hippodrome Next Summer
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022

The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland and Birmingham Hippodrome have announced that Disney’s THE LION KING will return to the Hippodrome next summer.

Video: Georgina Onuorah Star Of THE WIZARD OF OZ At Curve Leicester, Sings 'Over The  Photo Video: Georgina Onuorah Star Of THE WIZARD OF OZ At Curve Leicester, Sings 'Over The Rainbow'
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2022

Leicester's Curve theatre has revealed rising star Georgina Onuorah will lead its Christmas musical The Wizard of Oz as Dorothy later this year. See video of Georgina performing the iconic song, 'Over the Rainbow'!

Tim Rice Videos

VIDEO: Watch David Archuleta in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Tuaca VideoVIDEO: Watch David Archuleta in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Tuacahn Amphitheatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Tuacahn Amphitheatre's production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, now running through October 20th, 2022. Check out video of the cast in action below!

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.


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.