Arts

Two of the best: Lloyd Webber/Rice revivals on song Premium

10 August 2017 | by Mark Lawson

THEATRE

 

Despite the huge popularity of his musicals, or possibly because of it, Andrew Lloyd Webber has been regarded as unfashionable for most of his career. As his seventieth birthday approaches, however, his works are in high demand.

He currently has three shows – Cats, The Phantom of the Opera and School of Rock – on Broadway, and, in London, the last two of that New York trio have just been joined by a revival of Evita, while ALW’s other major piece with Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar deservedly returns to the Open Air Theatre (until 23 September) in the magnificent Timothy Sheader staging that won two Evening Standard Theatre awards last year.





Register for free articles a month or subscribe now from £53* for 6 months unlimited access to article content.
Subscribe now and enjoy access to all parts of the tablet website, Including its 175 year archive...
Subscribe


Article List


TABLET WORLD…
Latest Issue

Digital/PDF Version

PDF version (iPad-friendly)

Previous Issues
Latest Tweet
Share Us
Tablet Subscription

Manage my subcription here

Manage
Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign Up
Top