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Lloyd Webber Art Sale Halted By Judge

A US judge has stopped British composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's art foundation from selling a valuable PABLO PICASSO painting after a German collector claimed he owns the piece. PORTRAIT OF ANGEL FERNANDEZ DE SOTO...

Rice Hints At Lloyd Webber Reunion

Lyricist SIR TIM RICE is keen to work with composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER again, providing the pair's new material doesn't damage their legacy. The pair fell out after collaborating on smash musical EVITA...

Lloyd Webber Working On Russian Musical?

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is planning to transform a Russian literary classic into a blockbuster stage musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA composer is still trying to secure the rights for the unnamed classic,...

Paper Apologises To Lloyd Webber

British newspaper The Independent has issued an apology to musical giant SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, after it claimed his reality TV show HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? was fixed (23SEP06). The paper...

'Maria' Star Prepared For Bad Reviews

The latest star of SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER'S musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC is predicting bad reviews for her performance in the hit show. Actress CONNIE FISHER, won the lead part after competing in British...

Lloyd Webber Still Loves Ex-wife

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER declared he still loves ex-wife SARAH BRIGHTMAN at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 20 year celebration in London's West End on Monday (09OCT06). Brightman was the first actress to play the...

Paige's Fears For The Future Of Musicals

British musical star ELAINE PAIGE has hit out at SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's TV show HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA?, insisting it could damage spurned contestants forever. Paige, who shot to stardom...

Lloyd Webber Clears 'Biggest Mortgage In Britain'

Theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has finally reached an agreement for the refinancing of his musical theatre company's multi-million pound debt, dubbed "the biggest mortgage in Britain". Lord Lloyd-Webber borrowed GBP35 million ($66 million)...

Lloyd Webber Hits Back At Maria Fix Reports

Theatre giant SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is considering legal action over reports his recent British TV show HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? was fixed. Lloyd Webber has been hit with claims that...

Sound Of Music Star Pulls Out

LATEST: Theatre reality show winner CONNIE FISHER will play MARIA in every production of London show THE SOUND OF MUSIC, after the actress hired to share the role with her resigned. Impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD...

Idol-like Tv Contest Selects Star For London Musical

Culminating an eight-week televised casting search for an actress/singer to play the role of Maria in Andrew Lloyd Webber's upcoming production of The Sound of Music in London, 23-year-old Connie Fisher was chosen for the...

Connie Fisher Is Lloyd Webber's Maria

LATEST: CONNIE FISHER was chosen by British TV viewers on Saturday (16SEP06) to star as MARIA in SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's new THE SOUND OF MUSIC stageshow in London. The 23-year-old beat off competition from...

Lloyd Webber Defends His Maria

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has rubbished reports his TV talent search to find an actress to play the lead role of MARIA in a London production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC will not provide the...

Sound Of Music Cast Announced Around Reality Tv Contest Winner

British actor SIMON SHEPHERD and opera star LESLEY GARRETT have been cast alongside an as-yet unknown TV talent contest wannabe in SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's new THE SOUND OF MUSIC stageshow in London. Shepherd, who...

Berkoff Searches UK For New Brando

British film director STEVEN BERKOFF is set to bring 1954 MARLON BRANDO movie ON THE WATERFRONT to the London stage - and launch a nationwide search for the lead role. After watching SIR ANDREW LLOYD...

Kennedy Center To Honour Webber, Parton, Robinson And Spielberg

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, SMOKEY ROBINSON, DOLLY PARTON, STEVEN SPIELBERG and conductor ZUBIN MEHTA have all been selected to receive this year's (06) Kennedy Center Honors. The awards will be bestowed on 2 December (06),...

Theatre Director Blasts Lloyd Webber's Reality Show

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's TV talent search to find an actress to play the lead role of MARIA in a London production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC has been slammed by an acclaimed British theatre...

Lloyd Webber To Tackle Controversial Russian Novel

Musicals mogul ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's next stage spectacular will be inspired by MIKHAIL BULGAKOV's Russian novel THE MASTER AND MARGARITA. The theatre impresario made the announcement on his website yesterday (25AUG06), calling the project his...

Johansson Hits Back At Lloyd Webber

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hit back in her feud with SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, claiming the composer used her to promote his British TV show. Lord Lloyd-Webber claims he came up with the concept for new...

David Ian: 'I Don't Understand Andrew's Problem'

LATEST: SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's reported legal action against DAVID IAN surprised his HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? co-judge, because he didn't realise they had a problem. Lord Lloyd-Webber and Ian are...

Biggins Blasts Lloyd Webber's Reality Show

British actor CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS has slammed SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's TV talent search to find an actress to play the lead role of MARIA in a London production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Biggins is...

Webber Claims Colleague Stole Idea For Grease Reality Show

Composer-producer Andrew Lloyd Webber reportedly is furious over news that London producer David Ian is planning to produce a reality show on NBC that will focus on the search for two unknowns to star in...

Webber's Feud With Maria Judge

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is reportedly suing fellow HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? judge DAVID IAN, after he took the BBC show's format to America behind his back. Lord Webber and Ian...

Superstar Movie Cast Reunited On Stage

He may have been only 28 years when he starred in the movie version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar -- about the presumed age of Jesus at the time of the crucifixion --...

Lloyd Webber Enters Digital Age

Musical theatre supremo SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has made his entire catalogue available for downloading on the internet. Lord Lloyd-Webber admits he prefers to keep his own music collection on vinyl, but he recognises the...

Black To Sing In Jesus Christ Superstar

SCHOOL OF ROCK star JACK BLACK will step into the role of KING HEROD when the original stars of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR reprise their roles for a benefit performance. Cast members TED NEELEY (JESUS), YVONNE...

Lloyd Webber Slams State Of West End

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has hit out at the state of West End musicals, blaming their preoccupation with the "feel-good factor" for dwindling ticket sales. The theatre impresario is dismayed shows aren't brave enough to...

Lloyd Webber Missed Out On Potter Musical

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER developed plans to bring JK ROWLING's HARRY POTTER tales to London's West End, until he realised Hollywood film bosses already owned the stage rights. The EVITA and CATS composer had hoped...

Johansson Denies Hollywood Demands

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has dismissed claims she lost out on a part in the London stage revival of THE SOUND OF MUSIC because of outrageous Hollywood demands. Theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER claims he handpicked...

Lloyd Webber Slams Cosmetic Surgery Reports

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has blasted newspaper reports he underwent cosmetic surgery - but jokes it wouldn't be a bad idea. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA creator, 58, recently underwent surgery to repair a damaged...

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