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Musical Cats Axes Famous Song Over Racism Fears

The Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical, which will open on Tuesday (2Aug16), has faced criticism for years over the lyrics in fan favourite song, Growltiger’s Last Stand. The cat...

Nicole Scherzinger And Andrew Lloyd Webber Make Up After Cats Dispute

The former Pussycat Doll starred as Grizabella in the 2014 London revival of Webber's classic musical and was due to reprise the role when it opened Broadway this year (16) but she dropped...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Threatens Legal Action Over Kardashian Parody Musical

The composer and theatre mogul has taken issue with the officials of off-Broadway comedy show Katdashians! Break the Musical!, which mocks the reality TV family in a story about "Internet famous cats torn...

Andrew Lloyd Webber: 'Nicole Scherzinger's Chances Of A Broadway Return Are Slim'

Nicole, 37, was in talks to reprise her role as Grizabella, whom she played in a 2014 production on London's West End, in a new version scheduled to open in the New York...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $1.3 Million To U.s. Schools

The Broadway composer's grant is an extension of the programme Lloyd Webber has implemented in the U.K., during which he introduced violins in schools.Lloyd Webber was at the Tony Awards on Sunday (12Jun16) to cheer...

Leona Lewis To Make Cats Memories In Broadway Debut

The Bleeding Love hitmaker recently became the frontrunner to take on the role of Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production, after singer/actress Nicole Scherzinger bowed out of plans to reprise the character...

Nicole Scherzinger Ditches Cats Role For The X Factor

The former Pussycat Doll starred as Grizabella in the 2014 London revival of Lloyd Webber's classic musical, and she was set to reprise the role when the show returned to Broadway for previews...

Nicole Scherzinger Is In Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Books After 'Cats' Snub

Andrew Lloyd Webber has never been one to mince his words and when it comes to the Broadway arrangement of his musical 'Cats', he's no different. He's brazenly told the world that he's 'furious' with...

Cats Officially Returning To Broadway This Summer

The musical, based on a T.S. Eliot poem, returned to the West End stage in London in 2014, with pop star Nicole Scherzinger in the lead role, and a year ago, the British...

Sunset Boulevard Remake In The Works

Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage show, which originally opened in London in 1993, is based on the 1950 film noir of the same name starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson. Close took on...

Bee Gees Manager And 'Grease' Producer Robert Stigwood Dies Aged 81

Robert Stigwood, the former manager of the Bee Gees has died aged 81. The Australian-born music mogul was famed for managing the career of the Gibb brothers, beginning in 1967 when he proclaimed them the...

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'School Of Rock' Finally Hits Broadway [Photos]

The eagerly anticipated Andrew Lloyd Webber stage adaptation of 'School Of Rock' finally hit Broadway this week (December 6th 2015) with a cast led by the uber charismatic breakthrough theatre star Alex Brightman. He's no...

School Of Rock Broadway Stageshow Heading To London

Andrew Lloyd Webber's New York stage show is drawing mixed reviews from critics following its opening at the Winter Garden theatre on Sunday night (06Dec15), but the theatre mogul is pressing on with...

School Of Rock Stage Show Divides Critics

Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber teamed up with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes to bring the 2003 movie to the New York Stage, and it opened at the Winter Garden theatre on Sunday...

Nicole Scherzinger Planning Broadway Debut In Cats

The former Pussycat Dolls singer starred as Grizabella in the hit show's West End return last year (14), winning rave reviews and scoring a coveted Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in...

Delta Goodrem 'Tying A Bow' On Comeback Lp

Delta Goodrem is ''tying a little bow'' on her comeback album.The 30-year-old stunner has been working on her fifth studio record that includes her recent single 'Wings' - which topped the charts in Australia -...

Glenn Close Confirmed For West End Revival Of Sunset Boulevard

The production, based on the 1950s film noir, originally opened in London in 1993, and Close took on the central role of Norma Desmond, a fading film star who ensnares a down-on-his-luck screenwriter,...

Stars Bid Farewell To Cilla Black

The 72-year-old pop star-turned-TV presenter passed away on 1 August (15) after suffering a fall at her villa in Spain. Hundreds of fans lined the streets of Woolton in Liverpool to honour...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Plotting Sunset Boulevard Reunion With Glenn Close

The Cats creator is hoping to bring the production back to the stage in London's West End, 22 years after it first opened in the British capital's famed theatre district, and he wants...

Actress Stephanie Davis Fired From British Soap

Davis, who played Sinead O'Connor, was sacked with "immediate effect" by bosses at the Channel 4 network on Thursday (16Jul15). Fans of the show were left shocked, and rumours about her departure...

Sarah Brightman Postpones Space Mission

Andrew Lloyd Webber's ex-wife, who has paid an estimated $52 million (£32.5 million) for a tourist trip to the International Space Station, began her astronaut training in Russia in January (15) ahead of...

Sarah Brightman Shares Zero Gravity Snaps

The British star has paid around $52 million (£32.5 million) for a tourist trip to the International Space Station and she began her training in January (15). She took a break for...

Sir Paul Mccartney Worth £730m

Sir Paul McCartney has topped The Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with a net worth of £730 million.The 72-year-old Beatles legend's worth has increased by an estimated £20 million since last year thanks to...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Blasts London Theatres

The British writer, who penned hit musicals such as Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar, is adamant some buildings in the famed West End district are outdated, shabby, and have restricted views of the...

Sarah Brightman Creates Space Song With Andrew Lloyd Webber

Sarah Brightman's ex-husband Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber has written a song for her to sing in space.The 54-year-old classical singer will travel to the International Space Station later this year and intends on becoming the...

Sarah Brightman Will Perform New Lloyd Webber Tune In Space

The British soprano, who is preparing for blast off on a Russian Soyuz rocket on 1 September (15), will spend 10 days aboard the International Space Station, where she'll perform a new track....

Lewis Hamilton Is Having A 'Tough Time'

Lewis Hamilton is having a ''tough time'' following his split from Nicole Scherzinger.The Formula One driver, who recently ended his on-again, off-again relationship with the 'Don't Hold Your Breath' hitmaker after seven years together, thanked...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Taking Cats Back To Broadway

Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is planning to take his hit musical Cats back to Broadway following a successful run in the West End.Lloyd Webber revived the smash-hit production for a limited run in London...

Nicole Scherzinger Forces Herself To Work Out

Nicole Scherzinger forces herself to hit the gym. The 36-year-old singer has confessed getting herself to the gym is getting harder as she gets older and she often has to push herself to put in...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Brings School Of Rock: The Musical To Broadway

Fans of Jack Black's epic 2003 comedy 'School of Rock' can get excited as a stage version of the story prepares to hit Broadway in Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest project - featuring songs both old...

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