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Andrew Lloyd Webber Bringing School Of Rock To Broadway

18th December 2014

Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is teaming with Glenn Slater and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes to bring Jack Black's hit movie School Of Rock to Broadway next year (15).The stage production will be based...

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Lewis Hamilton And Nicole Scherzinger Are Too 'Young' For Babies

27th November 2014

Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger are too ''young'' to have children.The 2014 Formula 1 champion isn't ready to settle down and start a family with the 36-year-old singer because they are both too busy.Speaking about...

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Andrew Lloyd-webber And Tim Rice Reunite On Animated Joseph

19th October 2014

Hit British songwriters Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Tim Rice have teamed up once more to work on Sir Elton John's animated production of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.It was announced in February (14)...

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From Pussycat Doll To Grizabella: Nicole Scherzinger To Make West End Debut In ‘Cats’ Revival

By Stephanie Chase | 30th September 2014

Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger has found her perfect West End role, as Grizabella in a revival of the iconic musical ‘Cats’. The singer will be playing the feisty feline when the show returns to...

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Nicole Scherzinger Confirmed For Cats

29th September 2014

Nicole Scherzinger is set to make her West End stage debut in the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical Cats in December (14).The former Pussycat Dolls singer will star as feline Grizabella, the role...

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Sir Tim Rice Honoured With Bmi Icon Award

12th September 2014

Sir Tim Rice will receive the BMI Icon award.The lyricist will be presented with the accolade at the BMI London Awards, which will be held at the Dorchester Hotel on October 13, 2014.The famed songwriter...

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Fascinating Fact: 4354823

5th September 2014

Classical singer Sarah Brightman will begin space training in Russia in January (15) ahead of her tourist flight to the International Space Station. Brightman, the ex-wife of Andrew Lloyd Webber, will fly with two other...

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Nicole Scherzinger In Talks For Cats Revival

1st August 2014

Singer Nicole Scherzinger is reportedly in talks to star in a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical Cats in London's West End.The former Pussycat Dolls star is in "very early discussions" to take on...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber To Sue Promoter Behind Failed Jesus Christ Superstar Production

29th July 2014

Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is set to sue the promoter behind the failed North American revival of Jesus Christ Superstar to recover his costs.Poor ticket sales prompted Michael Cohl to scrap the new production...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Applied For Assisted Dying

18th July 2014

Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber obtained paperwork to allow him to undergo legal euthanasia after becoming wracked with pain following his cancer battle.The Cats writer had treatment for prostate cancer in 2009 but the illness...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Plotting Cats Movie

8th July 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber is eyeing a movie adaptation of his musical Cats after confirming the show will return to London's West End later this year (14).The theatre impresario's show will hit the stage again at...

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'Cats' Lands On Its Feet Again With Revival At London Palladium & Movie In The Works

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th July 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber announced on Monday (7th July) he would be reviving his hit 1981 musical Cats. The composer announced the musical would be at the London Palladium for a limited 12 week run beginning...

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27th June 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's popular musicals Cats and Evita are set to return to the West End stage later this year (14). Cats, which closed 12 years ago, will open at the London Palladium in December...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Plotting Temporary U.s. Move

24th June 2014

Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is considering leaving his native Britain and moving temporarily to the U.S. when his School Of Rock musical hits Broadway.The Cats creator suffered disappointment with his latest musical Stephen Ward,...

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Sarah Brightman Pays Millions In A Bid To Become First Star To Perform In Space

12th June 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's ex-wife Sarah Brightman has reportedly paid over $48 million (£30 million) in a bid to become the first star to perform in space.The opera singer will train on a Russian Soyuz capsule...

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The Things They Tweet: 4172029

28th April 2014

"I am devastated by my brother's news. Music has lost one of its finest performers." British theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is saddened by his cellist brother Julian Lloyd Webber's decision to retire from music.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's New Musical To Close

25th February 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's new West End musical is to close after less than four months.The British theatre mogul launched Stephen Ward, based on the true story of a British politician's affair with the mistress of...

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Even 'Viva Forever' Outlasted Lloyd Webber's Flop 'Stephen Ward'

By Michael West | 25th February 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest musical Stephen Ward is to close after just five months in the West End - that's three months less than the Spice Girls production Viva Forever managed. Webber's musical had announced...

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Sir Elton John To Executive Produce Musical Adaptation

6th February 2014

Sir Elton John's Rocket Features banner will adapt musical 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' for the big screen.The 66-year-old singer's production company has acquired film rights to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's famed...

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Stephen Ward: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Profumo Affair Musical Receives Critical Shrug

By Lauren James | 20th December 2013

The reviews are in for new West End musical, Stephen Ward, based on the real life Profumo Affair. Whilst members of an older generation will be instantly familiar with Stephen Ward and the name's scandalous...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Health Woes Blamed On Acupuncture

2nd December 2013

British theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber has finally discovered the cause of his ongoing health battle - medics accidentally cut into a vein during an acupuncture procedure.The Phantom of the Opera writer has been in...

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Stars Out In Force For Evening Standard Theatre Awards, Helen Mirren Wins Big [Pictures]

By Michael West | 18th November 2013

Dame Helen Mirren won again for her portrayal of the Queen at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards on Sunday evening (Sunday 17, 2013). The actress, who won an Oscar for Stephen Frears' The Queen...

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Dame Helen Mirren Wins Best Actress At Evening Standard Theatre Awards

18th November 2013

Dame Helen Mirren has been crowned Best Actress at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards.The 68-year-old actress won the prize at the glamorous event, held at the Sovoy Hotel in London, last night (17.11.13) for her...

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Fascinating Fact: 3954997

15th November 2013

Theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber's daughter Imogen has landed a job at stage news website Broadway.com. She will reportedly cover the opening night of her dad's new play Stephen Ward for the site next month...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Recovering After Back Surgery

16th August 2013

British theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is recovering after undergoing an operation on his back on Thursday (15Aug13).The Phantom of the Opera creator, 65, has suffered numerous health troubles over the last few months, and...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Hospitalised

15th August 2013

British theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber has been hospitalised in the U.K.The Phantom of the Opera creator, who has suffered numerous health troubles over the last few months, was admitted to a medical facility on...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Bows Out Of Tony Awards Due To Health Battle

10th June 2013

British theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber was forced to skip the 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday (09Jun13) due to ongoing health problems.Lloyd Webber's celebrated musical The Phantom Of The Opera was feted at the glitzy...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Spends $3 Million Renovating Top London Theatre

15th May 2013

Theatre impresario Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber has spent more than $3 million (£2 million) overhauling one of London's most iconic theatres after growing tired of its gaudy interior.The Cats creator owns the Theatre Royal, Drury...

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Stabbing Drama Blights Andrew Lloyd Webber School Visit

24th April 2013

Andrew Lloyd Webber narrowly avoided becoming embroiled in a massive police operation on Tuesday (23Apr13) when a young boy was stabbed outside a London school just hours after the famed composer paid a visit.The theatre...

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Surprise, Surprise: Sir Paul Mccartney Tops Rich List With £680 Million Fortune

By Michael West | 12th April 2013

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has topped the Sunday Times list of the richest musicians with a £680 million fortune. The singer-songwriter has topped the list since 1989, when he was worth an estimated £80...

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