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Webber, Andrew Lloyd
Webber, Andrew Lloyd

When Sunset Boulevard joins School Of Rock, Cats and The Phantom Of The Opera in February 2017 on Broadway , Andrew Lloyd Webber will become the only person to equal the record set in 1953 by Rodgers & Hammerstein with four Broadway shows running concurrently. Other musicals he has composed include Aspects Of Love, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita and Love Never Dies.

His production of School Of Rock is the first British musical to have world premiered on Broadway. He has co-produced his own shows including Cats and The Phantom Of The Opera and as a solo producer he presented the groundbreaking Bombay Dreams which introduced the double Oscar winning Bollywood  composer AR Rahman to the Western stage.

Other productions include the Olivier Award Winning Daisy Pulls It Off and La Bete, the record breaking Palladium production of The Sound Of Music and The Wizard of Oz.

He owns seven West End Theatres including the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the Palladium and most recently the St James which will reopen in February 2017 as The Other Palace and provide a unique London home for new musicals in development.

He is passionate about the importance of music in education and the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has become one of Britain’s leading charities supporting the arts and music.

His awards, both as composer and producer,  include seven Tonys, seven Oliviers, a Golden Globe, an Oscar, the Praemium Imperiale, the Richard Rodgers Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre, a BASCA Fellowship, the Kennedy Center Honor and a Grammy for Best Contemporary Classical Composition for Requiem, his setting of the Latin Requiem mass which contains one of his best known compositions, Pie Jesu.

He was knighted by Her Majesty The Queen in 1992 and created an honorary member of the House of Lords in 1997.

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Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber joined Piers Morgan on CNN. Check out these great videos on THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.

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Trivia about this writer

Did you know? SUNSET BOULEVARDopened with what was then the highest advance in the history of Broadway ticket sales.
SUNSET BOULEVARD received 11 Academy Award nominations and won three Academy Awards for Best Music, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (Black-and-White) and Best Writing, Story and Screenplay. It is one of about a dozen films in Academy history to have actor nominations in all four categories.
In 2001, Andrew Lloyd Webber's comic musical BY JEEVES closed on Broadway.
In 1994, Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD opened on Broadway at the Minskoff Theatre, where it ran for 977 performances.
In 2006, Connie Fisher starred in the London revival of THE SOUND OF MUSIC to rave reviews. She had been cast as Maria by the BBC?TV reality show HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA, masterminded by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Millions of Britons voted, making Fisher, formerly a telemarketer, an overnight star. The success of the reality show won it an international Emmy Award and prompted the largest advance of a musical in West End history.
In 1986, Andrew Lloyd Webber's SONG & DANCE closed on Broadway after 474 performances and eight Tony Award nominations.
In 2001, BY JEEVES opened on Broadway after a successful UK run. The show was Andrew Lloyd Webber's second musical version of the comic "Jeeves"" stories of P. G. Wodehouse. "
In 1971, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR opened on Broadway where it ran for 711 performances at the Mark Hellinger Theatre.
In 1982, CATS opened on Broadway at the Winter Garden where it ran for 7,485 performances and closed eighteen years later, one of the most beloved musicals of all time. It won the 1983 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Book, Direction, and Original Score - with a total of seven Tony wins.
In 1979, EVITA opened on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre starring Patti LuPone in the title role. It ran for 1,567 performances, and won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Book, Score, and Direction.
In 2000, eighteen years since its Broadway opening at The Winter Garden, CATS closed after 7,485 performances. At this time it was the longest-running musical in Broadway history; a record only surpassed in 2006, when THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - also by Andrew Lloyd Webber - overtook its run.
In 1985, Andrew Lloyd Webber's SONG & DANCE opened on Broadway at the Royale Theatre, where it played for 474 performances and received eight Tony nominations, winning Bernadette Peters the Tony Award for Best Actress.
In 1983, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT closed on Broadway after a run of 747 performances, and seven Tony Award nominations.
In 1998 WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND had its London premiere at the Aldwych Theatre. The musical is a collaboration between Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman, known for his work with musician Meatloaf, and took its inspiration from the 1961 film. The show ran for 1,044 performances.
In 1973 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR closed after 711 performances on Broadway.
In 1983 EVITA closed on Broadway after a run of 1,567 performances and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
In 1978, EVITA premiered at the West End's Prince Edward Theatre where it ran for 2,900 performances.
In 1997 CATS broke the record for longest-running musical in Broadway history when it hit its 6,138th performance. This was only surpassed in 2006 by THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - also by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
In 1961 THE SOUND OF MUSIC opened at the Palace Theatre, London. Did you know? Thirteen-year-old Andrew Lloyd Webber got to attend the opening because of a fan letter he had written to Richard Rodgers.
In 1981 CATS had its world premiere at the West End's New London Theatre. It went on to run there for 8,949 performances. Then, on the production's 21st birthday in 2002, CATS closed its West End run! Fans without tickets were able to watch a live broadcast of the final performance from Covent Gardens.
In 1989 Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical ASPECTS OF LOVE premiered in London under the direction of Trevor Nunn. The show ran for 1,325 performances, and opened on Broadway the next year.
In 1990 Andrew Lloyd Webber's ASPECTS OF LOVE opened on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre where it ran for 377 performances.
In 1997 SUNSET BOULEVARD closed on Broadway after running for 977 performances.
In 1948 Andrew Lloyd Webber was born, composer of hit musicals CATS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, EVITA, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, BY JEEVES, ASPECTS OF LOVE, WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND, and SUNSET BOULEVARD.
In 1991, ASPECTS OF LOVE closed its Broadway run after 377 performances
In 1986, the original production of EVITA closed in London after a West End run of 2,900 performances.
In 1982, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT opened on Broadway at the Royale Theatre, where it ran for 747 performances. The show was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Book, Direction, Choreography, and Original Score.
In 1988 THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA opened on Broadway. To date it is the longest-running Broadway show and the second longest-running West End musical.
The birthday of Christopher Hampton, who won Tonys for Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Musical Score for his work on SUNSET BOULEVARD's book and lyrics with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black.