Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Having a ball: the fairytale couple at heart of West End’s revival
Carrie Hope Fletcher is the star of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella; Oliver Ormson is in Disney’s Frozen. The pair discuss romance, musicals and returning to the stage amid theatre’s crisis

Chris Wiegand

09, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats ordeal: let’s hope it doesn’t spawn a sequel
The theatre impresario was so stung by the dismal film that he became a dog lover – but he mustn’t let this give him any ideas

Stuart Heritage

08, Oct, 2021 @2:44 PM

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Andrew Lloyd Webber says he hated the film Cats so much he bought a dog
Composer says one good thing that came out of the big screen version of his stage musical was ‘my little Havanese puppy’

Samantha Lock

08, Oct, 2021 @1:52 AM

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The arts have had it tough, but critics need to take off the kid gloves
Mediocre productions have been rewarded with glowing reviews during the pandemic. It’s time to be a little less gentle

Vanessa Thorpe

05, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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The week in theatre: Cinderella; Carousel – review
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical, sparkily scripted by Emerald Fennell, goes to the ball at last. And Carousel gets a salty reworking

Susannah Clapp

22, Aug, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Cinderella review – not so much a ball as a blast
Bewitching melodies abound as Andrew Lloyd Webber’s terrifically OTT but warm and inclusive musical finally arrives

Chris Wiegand

18, Aug, 2021 @10:47 PM

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The Phantom of the Opera review – the music of the night is back
A new cast refreshes Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, its pop melodies, maximalist designs and unconventional romantic lead standing the test of time

Lyndsey Winship

11, Aug, 2021 @2:26 PM

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat review – firing on all cylinders
Alexandra Burke, Jason Donovan and Technicolor coat-wearer Jac Yarrow are among a cast whose performances ooze personality and mischief

Arifa Akbar

28, Jul, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Andrew Lloyd Webber cancels opening night of Cinderella due to Covid case
The composer calls it ‘a devastating decision that will affect the livelihoods of hundreds of people, and disappoint thousands’

Chris Wiegand

19, Jul, 2021 @4:33 PM

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Black women rarely seen in roles of ‘beauty, power and grace’, says new Phantom stage star
This month, Lucy St Louis becomes the first woman of colour to play Christine in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical in the West End

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

18, Jul, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Andrew Lloyd Webber on Cinderella: ‘We’re not looking for a fight – we just want culture back!’
The composer said his latest musical would open, even if he went to jail. Now it has – but he’s still furious at a government he says has ‘dumped’ theatre. We talk to him and the show’s writer Emerald Fennell

Chris Wiegand

01, Jul, 2021 @7:58 AM

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Hear the people sing! Musicals are back – and they’re retuned for a new generation
We all had our ways to cope with isolation. For me, it was music from Evita, Hamilton, and more. Now as UK venues reopen, a flood of diverse, fresh shows and revivals are due on stage and screen

Ellie Violet Bramley

20, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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