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Andrew Lloyd Webber
Name : Andrew Lloyd Webber
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Date of Birth : 1948-03-22
Place of Birth : London
Country Of Nationality : England,  United Kingdom
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Brief Bio : Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born March 22, 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre, and also the elder brother of cellist Julian Lloyd Webber. Lloyd Webber has... - More...
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Music of the knight is coming to 'Idol'
Deseret News - Salt Lake City, UT, USA - Once again, the TV world and the Broadway world have collided and, luckily, it's not because another unqualified person is getting a spot in a Broadway show.

Have you heard of a little show called "American Idol"? Of course you have (go David Archuleta!).

This week the final six will be coached by none other than Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber himself. And the best part is they'll all sing his music.

We know how important song selection is — judge Simon Cowell talks about it all the time. Being a big fan of both Webber and "American Idol," I thought I'd help the
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Categories : Reality shows, Celebrity News
Posted 4/20/2008 12:04:36 PM | Permalink
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Andrew Lloyd Webber Reality TV Coming To America
AHN - USA - Prominent composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has signed with Hollywood agent WMA to help make a network deal for a new reality show, which will search for an unknown star to perform in one of his musical productions.

According to Variety, Webber discussed with collaborator Jim Rice about bringing "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," to America for the competition.

Webber will travel to the US in the fall to talk with network executives to pitch his idea. Part of the process will be convincing execs that the similar NBC's series "You're the One that I Want," with its dismal ratings shouldn't deter
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Posted 7/21/2007 08:07:48 AM | Permalink
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Lloyd Webber plans US reality show
Stage - London, London, UK - Andrew Lloyd Webber has signed with Hollywood’s William Morris Agency in an attempt to secure a television deal for an American reality show, similar to the BBC’s Any Dream Will Do.

Lloyd Webber is expected to travel to Hollywood later this year to meet television executives and is hoping to convince them not to be put off by the recent failure of NBC’s You’re the One that I Want, which searched for talent to star in a new production of Grease.

The composer said the show had ripped off his idea to find a leading lady for a new production of The
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Posted 7/20/2007 05:07:56 PM | Permalink
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Webber Signs with WMA; Aims for American TV Casting Search
Broadway World - New York, NY, USA - Variety reports that Tony Award-winning composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber is going Hollywood, with plans for a new star-making TV reality talent search.

"The composer has signed with WMA, taking his first Hollywood agent ever because he wants to make a network deal for an American reality show that he'll topline, searching for a young unknown to star in one of his stage musical productions. WMA will not handle his stage business, which continues to go through his Really Useful Group," according to the article.

Webber may follow his UK success with "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria" and
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Posted 7/20/2007 09:07:07 AM | Permalink
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Andrew Lloyd Webber and Elton John Will Be Among "Concert for Diana" Performers
Playbill.com - New York, NY, USA - Broadway composers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Elton John are among the performers scheduled for the July 1 "Concert for Diana" in London's new Wembley Stadium.

Prince William and Prince Harry commemorate what would have been their mother's 46th birthday 10 years after her tragic death "with an event to celebrate her life."

Lloyd Webber, according to concert materials, will present "a set of his classic songs" with scheduled performers in his section to include Anastacia, Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Jason Donovan, Connie Fisher, Josh Groban, Andrea Ross and Donny Osmond as well as the winner of BBC's "Any Dream Will Do" competition
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Posted 6/28/2007 12:06:24 AM | Permalink
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Andrew Lloyd Webber wants Eminem
Launch Yahoo - USA - Eminem is being lined up for a possible future collaboration with Andrew Lloyd Webber on a musical.

The legendary composer has been speaking of his admiration of the rap superstar, who he has met and believes is "very intelligent."

Webber, the brains behind such landmark Broadway productions as Cats, Phantom Of The Opera, and Joseph & The Amazing Techicolor dreamcoat, says he would "absolutely" love to work with Marshall Mathers.

Speaking about a possible collaboration, he admitted: "I don't know him well, but I have met him and think he's very intelligent. I would think he'd probably want to do his own thing
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Posted 5/30/2007 03:05:36 AM | Permalink
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock Will Close on Broadway
Broadway.com
With a book by Julian Fellowes, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Glenn Slater, School of Rock tells the story of wannabe rock star Dewey Finn, who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. When he discovers his students' ...

Vanity Fair

Andrew Lloyd Webber Isn't Stressing Over His Potential EGOT
Vanity Fair
That's because no fewer than three of the musical production's executive producers—Andrew Lloyd Webber, who wrote the music; Tim Rice, who wrote the book; and John Legend, who played the title role of Jesus—are all just one Emmy away from the ...

Deadline

Andrew Lloyd Webber Pens Tribute To Gillian Lynne: 'Cats' Choreographer Dead At 92
Deadline
Gillian Lynne, the choreographer for Cats and The Phantom of the Opera who died Sunday in London at age 92, was remembered today by Andrew Lloyd Webber as a major figure in dance and a key in the the phenomenal global success the musical based ...

Playbill.com

Andrew Lloyd Webber Joins James Corden in Latest Crosswalk the Musical
Playbill.com
Tony winner James Corden's The Late Late Show is currently in London and aptly turned to the work of a West End legend when selecting material for its latest Crosswalk the Musical: Andrew Lloyd Webber. Joined by Crosswalk and Broadway veteran Josh ...

Park Cities People

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies The Phantom Returns
Park Cities People
Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber's spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera will soon make its North Texas premiere. The performance will open July 24 at the Music Hall at Fair Park and run through Aug. 5. It will then make a short run from ...

The Stage

Poll: Which of these Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals would you most like to see adapted for the screen?
The Stage
Last week, it was revealed that Wayne McGregor is choreographing a big screen adaptation of Cats. The film will follow screen adaptations of Evita, The Phantom of the Opera and Jesus Christ Superstar. This week we're asking: Which of these Andrew Lloyd ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Andrew Lloyd Webber's theater version of Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' rocks on
San Francisco Chronicle
School may be out for summer, but “School of Rock,” as they say, rocks on. “School of Rock,” based on the 2003 film of the same name starring Jack Black , is an unlikely hit for Andrew Lloyd Webber, who started out with rock in “Jesus Christ Superstar ...
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