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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
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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Categories : Celebrity Agent News, Celebrity News
Posted 7/21/2007 08:07:48 AM | Permalink
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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Categories : Celebrity News
Posted 7/20/2007 05:07:56 PM | Permalink
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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Categories : Musician News, Celebrity Agent News, Celebrity News
Posted 7/20/2007 09:07:07 AM | Permalink
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Elton John Will Be Among "Concert for Diana" Performers - 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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Categories : Musician News, Celebrity Causes, Celebrity Appearances, Celebrity News
Posted 6/28/2007 12:06:24 AM | Permalink
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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Categories : Celebrity News
Posted 5/30/2007 03:05:36 AM | Permalink
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The whole school rocks Andrew Lloyd Webber
The Sydney Morning Herald
School of Rock, Book: Julian Fellowes, Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics: Glenn Slater, Her Majesty's Theatre, from November 13. Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock opened in Melbourne at the weekend. It's an unalloyed delight – a slick, ...

Grammy-winning lyricist Glenn Slater teamed with Andrew Lloyd Webber for 'Love Never Dies'
Glenn Slater doesn't necessarily disagree that agreeing to help write the sequel to one of the biggest stage shows ever was a bit crazy. But that didn't stop the Grammy-winning lyricist from accepting impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber's invitation to work ...

Daily Telegraph

Caitlin Berry takes the lead in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects Of Love
Daily Telegraph
Redfern's Caitlin Berry is tangled up in love in the Hayes Theatre production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects Of Love. Famous for the song “Love Changes Everything” and based on David Garnett's 1955 English novel, Aspects Of Love is a story of passion ...

San Antonio Current

Andrew Lloyd Webber Goes Back to School: A Review of School of Rock at the Majestic
San Antonio Current
It easily clears the bar, for instance, of Ghost: The Musical and The Bodyguard, two disasters at the Majestic earlier this decade; and one earworm of a song — “Stick It To The Man”— demonstrates that Andrew Lloyd Webber can still leave an audience ...

The Stage

Andrew Lloyd Webber autobiography to be adapted into stage show by Richard Curtis
The Stage
A stage show based on Andrew Lloyd Webber's life and career is being developed and will be workshopped at a London theatre owned by the composer next month. It will be based on Lloyd Webber's recently published autobiography, Unmasked, and is ...

Barbra Streisand, Walls, review: 'If Andrew Lloyd Webber staged a riot'
Walls, surely the first protest album to offer thanks to the artist's hairstylist and manicurist in the production credits, may well be the most gushing, mellifluous, lushly orchestrated political record ever made. It is like a riot staged by Andrew ...

Interview and video: Grammy winner Glenn Slater talks about teaming with Andrew Lloyd Webber for 'Love Never Dies'
An abbreviated version of this story appears in the Sunday Life section of The Oklahoman. 'Phantom' sequel: Grammy-winning lyricist Glenn Slater teamed with Andrew Lloyd Webber for 'Love Never Dies'. Glenn Slater doesn't necessarily disagree that ...

Royal Ballet Principal Dancer Joins Film Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats
Royal Ballet principal dancer Steven McRae will be taking on the role of Skimbleshanks, a new character, in the upcoming film adaptation of Cats, according to Deadline. Additionally, reports suggest that Cats creator Andrew Lloyd Webber has written a ...

Music by the Andrew Lloyd Webber of the day finally finds a voice
The composer was Samuel Arnold, the Andrew Lloyd Webber of his day. He was London's Mr Music in the late 18th century – an impresario, musical director of Haymarket Theatre Royal, organist at Westminster Abbey and, for a time, composer at Covent ...
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