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Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Wants Madonna In Movie

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber is begging Madonna to star in a big screen adaptation of Sunset Boulevard, insisting she would be perfect for the lead role.The British composer turned the classic 1950 film noir into...

Madonna For Sunset Boulevard Remake?

Madonna is being pursued for a role in a remake of 'Sunset Boulevard'. The 52-year-old star - who will soon release her directorial debut 'W.E.', a two-tier tale about the relationship between Britain's King Edward...

Kyle Falconer A Perfect Judas

The View frontman Kyle Falconer wants to play Judas in 'Jesus Christ Superstar'.The Scottish singer practices songs from the 1971 rock opera on the band's tour bus, but was once turned down from his dream...

Lloyd Webber's Cancer Battle Left Him Impotent

Theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber has been left impotent after beating prostate cancer.The composer was diagnosed with the illness in 2009 and subsequently underwent an operation as part of his treatment. Lloyd Webber got the...

Nicole Scherzinger Planning West End Stint?

Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger is considering swapping pop music for a stint on the West End stage under the guidance of British theatre mogul Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber.The singer has confirmed she is in...

Phantom Sequel Shut Out Of Olivier Awards

Theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom Of The Opera sequel was completely shut out of London's prestigious Laurence Olivier Awards on Sunday (13Mar11), losing out in all seven of the categories it was nominated for.Love...

Crawford Triumphs Over Disease To Make West End Comeback

Musical star MICHAEL CRAWFORD has told how he overcame chronic fatigue syndrome to make his comeback in ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's WIZARD OF OZ revamp.The British singer/actor returned to London's West End in the new production...

Lloyd Webber Toasting Success Of Wine Auction

Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is delighted after selling his wine collection for $5.3 million (£3.5 million) at auction on Saturday (22Jan11).Over 740 lots went under the hammer in the six-hour sale in Hong Kong,...

Lloyd Webber And Mackintosh Lose Power Grip Over U.k. Theatre

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and SIR CAMERON MACKINTOSH are losing their power over the British stage industry - they've slipped out of the top two in a poll listing the most influential people in U.K....

Webber Planning To Take Oz To Kansas After U.s. Talent Search

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is in talks with U.S. TV executives over plans to bring his WIZARD OF OZ talent search to America.The composer is hoping to launch a television casting show to find an unknown...

Jesus Christ Superstar To Be A Star-studded World Tour?

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and TIM RICE's upcoming global tour of their JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR musical looks set to be a star-studded affair - everyone wants to be a part of the spectacular.Composer Lloyd Webber has...

Sir Tom Jones Gets Lifetime Award

Sir Tom Jones received the Music Industry Trusts Award for his outstanding contribution to the music industry last night (01.11.10).The legendary artist - who made his chart debut in 1964 with 'It's Not Unusual' -...

Lloyd Webber's Theatre Sale

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is to sell off four of London's top theatres for $75 million (£50 million).The composer has agreed a deal with a consortium led by businessman Michael Grade to hand over control...

Lloyd Webber's Delight At Saved Castle

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is breathing a sigh of relief after learning an historic English castle he had offered to buy has now been saved from closure.The Phantom of the Opera composer, whose estimated worth...

Phantom Sequel To Shut For Changes

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA sequel is to shut down in London for four performances while the production undergoes a series of changes.The theatre mogul launched Love Never Dies, the follow-up to...

Webber And Kiri Te Kanawa Lead Tributes To Sutherland

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and DAME KIRI TE KANAWA are leading tributes to late opera legend JOAN SUTHERLAND, who died at the weekend (10Oct10).The 83-year-old Australian-born soprano passed away at her home in Switzerland on...

Minnelli: 'Lloyd Webber Wanted Me For Sunset Boulevard'

LIZA MINNELLI has confirmed she was ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's first choice to play NORMA DESMOND on stage in his SUNSET BOULEVARD musical.The veteran entertainer reveals she had to turn the part down - because she...

Lily Allen And Jay Sean Given Bmi Awards

Lily Allen, Jay Sean and Sting all received songwriting awards last night (05.10.10).The pop stars were all given awards for the amount of radio and TV play they have had in the US at the...

Crawford Signs Up For Lloyd Webber's Wizard Of Oz

MICHAEL CRAWFORD, the king of the musicals, is set for a West End return - in ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's WIZARD OF OZ revamp.The Phantom of the Opera and Barnum superstar will join the cast of...

Lloyd Webber's Castle Offer Snubbed

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has been snubbed after offering to buy an English castle to house his paintings, with the owner of the stately home declaring it "not for sale".The Phantom of the Opera composer, whose...

Ricky Martin Lands Evita Role

Ricky Martin is set to star in a new production of 'Evita'.The 'Livin' la Vida Loca' singer - who previously appeared in 'Les Miserables' - will play the part of Che opposite Argentine actress Elena...

Rice To Join Lloyd Webber For New Oz Musical

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and TIM RICE are to recreate their musical magic for the revamp of the WIZARD OF OZ, according to reports.Rice has let it slip that he'll join his former songwriting partner for...

Broadway Must Wait For Phantom Sequel

Theatre fans will have to wait until next year (11) to see THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA sequel on Broadway - because creator SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has been ordered not to fly while recovering...

Karaoke Queen Charlotte Church

Charlotte Church started singing karaoke when she took a break from work. The 'Crazy Chick' hitmaker - who has returned to British TV screens as a judge on Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's new talent search...

Lloyd Webber Shrugs Off Negative Reviews

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has shrugged off a slew of negative reviews after he unveiled his much-anticipated sequel to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA this week (beg08Mar10).The theatre mogul finally showed Love Never Dies to...

Jenkins 'Thrilled' With Lloyd Webber Honour

Opera star KATHERINE JENKINS was delighted when ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER asked her to sing the title track for new musical LOVE NEVER DIES - because she grew up idolising the composer.The Welsh singer lends her...

Historic Abbey Road

Abbey Road has been made a historical building.The iconic London studio - made famous by the Beatles, who recorded most of their songs there, named an album after it and posed on a pedestrian crossing...

Lloyd Webber Wants To Save Abbey Road

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is planning to step in to save the doomed recording studio famously used by the BEATLES.The Abbey Road studios in North West London, which have hosted music legends including Michael Jackson...

Lloyd Webber Contemplated Life In Sun After Cancer Battle

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER considered swapping his hectic work schedule in Britain for an easy life in the sun after beating cancer.The Cats creator was diagnosed with prostate cancer last year (09), undergoing an operation...

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