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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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John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Tim Rice join the elite EGOT club
The Boston Globe
NEW YORK — NBC's live version of ''Jesus Christ Superstar'' has won an Emmy Award and that has made three men extra happy — it means star John Legend, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice have joined the elite squad of EGOT ...

Pekin Daily Times

Pekin church hosting 'An Evening of Andrew Lloyd Webber'
Pekin Daily Times
Pekin's Grace United Methodist Church will host an evening of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit songs this Saturday for a third of the price that tickets sold for previous venues. “An Evening of Andrew Lloyd Webber” has played in New York City, the ...

Charlotte Observer

8 things you probably don't know about composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Charlotte Observer
Years with the number 8 in them have been good for Andrew Lloyd Webber. He was born in 1948. Coincidentally, he shares a March 22 birthday with the other most important theatrical composer of the last 50 years, Stephen Sondheim. Lloyd Webber's first ...

Lincoln Journal Star

Andrew Lloyd Webber's unexpected Emmy
Lincoln Journal Star
Andrew Lloyd Webber "never thought" he'd win an award for 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert'. The 70-year-old composer achieved EGOT status - a person who has won Academy, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Awards - along with his co-producers John ...

SFGate

John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Join EGOT Club With 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Emmy Win
SFGate
Singer-actor John Legend, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice have been inducted into the EGOT hall of fame, thanks to Sunday night's Emmy win for producing “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.” The trio clinched the “E” in the ...

Independent.ie

Cuts to funding for arts in education 'ludicrous', says Andrew Lloyd Webber
Independent.ie
Andrew Lloyd Webber denounced financial cuts suffered by the arts in education as stars pledged their support for creativity in the classroom. The West End musical impresario said the reduced funding the sector has faced was “ludicrous” and gave the ...

Playbill.com

National Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock Will Welcome 8 New Cast Members
Playbill.com
The national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock will welcome eight new cast members beginning August 28 when it arrives at Bass Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas. Joining the traveling production of the musical will be Arianna Pereira as Shonelle, ...

Bend Bulletin

'Cats' slinks into the Tower
Bend Bulletin
If you've heard quite a few Andrew Lloyd Webber melodies lilting through the Central Oregon air lately, you're not alone. Ray Solley has noticed too. “It seems like there's almost an Andrew Lloyd Webber-a-thon going on,” said Solley, executive director ...

The Stage

Recipient of inaugural Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation scholarship at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire revealed
The Stage
Ella Stokes is the winner of a new scholarship at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire funded by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The grant will cover Stokes' undergraduate fees for the BA (hons) acting course over the next three years, beginning in September, and ...
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