School of Rock to Broadway? Andrew LLoyd Webber to turn movie into stage musical

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Send to Kindle“God of Rock, thank you for this chance to kick ass.”, so said Dewey Finn (played by Jack Black) in the film School of Rock. Now, it seems that Lord Andrew Lloyd Weber has the same feelings. He recently sat down with Jian Ghomeshi on CBC radio to discuss his current project, STEPHEN WARD, […]

Broadway’s Top Ten Pop Hits

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There was a time when the most popular American songs came straight from the Great White Way. The songs we’ve selected are not just known by Broadway buffs. They’ve seeped into the mainstream. Check out our our top ten Broadway pop hits. 10. I Don’t Know How to Love Him, from Jesus Christ Superstar […]

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Phantom announces 25th Anniversary Performance Tickets Sweepstakes

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The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince and produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Company, Inc., will once again make theater history when it becomes the first Broadway show ever to celebrate its 25th Anniversary on Saturday, January 26, 2013.  Producers […]

Sierra Boggess to help celebrate ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ 25th birthday on Broadway in Jan.

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Send to Kindle The Phantom of the Opera will celebrate its anniversary with a special gala performance on January 26, 2013. For the special event, Broadway star Sierra Boggess will assume the role of Christine Daaé. Boggess will enjoy a limited run, after previously playing the role in Las Vegas and the London 25th anniversary […]

Jesus Christ Superstar to close July 1

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Tony Award nominated Jesus Christ Superstar revival has hinted at a closing date. Should business not pick up, July 1 will be the production’s final performance. At the time, Jesus Christ Superstar will have been in residence at the Neil Simon Theatre for 24 preview and 116 regular performances. The production received mixed […]

Nicole Scherzinger and Tim Minchin will star in Jesus Christ Superstar

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Tim Minchin, the comedian who composed the Oliver Award winning musical Matilda, will play Judas Iscariot in a revival of Jesus Christ Superstar at the 02 arena in London this summer, according to The Guardian. Minchin will join Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger as Mary Magdalene in the Time Rice-Andrew Lloyd Webber rock […]

Broadway Revival of Evita Will Get Cast Album

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Masterworks Broadway has announced the release of the complete new Broadway cast recording of Evita. It will be the first complete English language stage recording of the show since the original 1979 Broadway cast album. The two-disk set, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright, with Tim Rice as Executive Producer, will […]

Reviews are in for Broadway revival of Evita

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How you might feel about this show depends on where you’ve set the bar. Evita, which opened on Thursday night at the Marquis Theatre, has returned to Broadway after thirty years, and the emotions are mixed. Despite being the 1980 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, the show takes a few hits for […]

Maybe meant for Vegas: Reviews are in for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

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Mixed reviews for the revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. The flashy revival does not settle well with all critics, particularly Charles Isherwood of the New York Times. In his review, Isherwood says he finds “the show alternately hilarious and preposterous — if often infectiously melodic.” The […]

Happy Birthday Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber!

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It’s Mach 22, the birthday of two legendary Broadway composers: Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Once upon a time, the two came together to celebrate theater producer Cameron Mackintosh on his birthday. We have that event to thank for this gem of a video, which features the Sondheim and Lloyd Webber dueling […]