A Musical Celebration Of Andrew Lloyd Webber
London theatre news: Wednesday 30 May 2018
Gala - Musical Theatre
In the year he releases his memoir, Unmasked, and the personally curated Platinum Collection album, Sunday 17th June sees the Royal Hospital Chelsea present a night of unique performances of Lloyd Webber's work.
Andrew Lloyd Webber is the most successful composer of musicals in history and professional productions of his shows have sold more than 330 million tickets worldwide.
When Sunset Boulevard joined School of Rock, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway last year, Andrew Lloyd Webber became the only person to equal the record set in 1953 by Rodgers and Hammerstein with four Broadway shows running concurrently.
A Musical Celebration takes place at the Royal Hospital Chelsea on Sunday 17th June as part of the ongoing celebrations for his 70th birthday.
Performers announced include Alfie Boe, Beverley Knight, Madalena Alberto, Jodie Prenger, Michael Xavier, Ben Lewis, Raphael Bellamy Plaice and Meghan Picerno will be joining the line-up which already includes Tyrone Huntley (Olivier Award winner, Jesus Christ Superstar 2017), Imelda May, Mica Paris, Ben Forster (Winner of ITV's 'Superstar' talent search) and Joe McElderry with the current West End cast of School of Rock - The Musical and the former cast of The Phantom of the Opera performing.
Myleene Klass will be acting as compere for the event.
Culminating in an extravagant firework display, this night of unique performances of Lloyd Webber's work by recording artists and stars of the West End, will be accompanied by The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
Songs will be performed from Andrew's famous repertoire including Cats, Aspects of Love, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Starlight Express and Love Never Dies.
We have tickets starting from £49-50 which you can buy here.
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