Monday, December 16, 2013

The Best of Broadway featuring the Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Even if you’re not a Broadway fan, chances are you’ve heard the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. One of the most prolific and successful composers in musical theatre, Webber has written music for some of the most popular shows in Broadway history. From Cats to Phantom of the Opera, Webber’s legacy extends far beyond the stage and into pop culture. Who better to bring Andrew Lloyd Webber to life than the stars who performed his musicals on Broadway?
Born in England in 1948, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber remains one of the most influential Broadway composers of all time. Having composed 13 musicals and two film scores, Webber’s place among the legends of popular culture is firmly cemented. Andrew Lloyd Webber has composed an incredible number of celebrated songs whose popularity has launched musical theatre into a whole new status within the entertainment industry. From “Memory” to “The Music of the Night” to “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina,” Webber’s ability to produce sentimental, yet compelling melodies has given him a wide audience, from elementary schoolers to their grandparents. Andrew Lloyd Webber has received a staggering number of awards for his compositional abilities, including seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, and the honor of Knighthood.
Taking on the daunting task of synthesizing Webber’s biggest hits is the highly accomplished Best of Broadway cast. Composed of performers who have previously starred in some of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway tours, both national and internationally, the Best of Broadway is the perfect musical theater troupe to do justice to Webber’s extensive and beloved repertoire. Performing everything from Sunset Boulevard to Jesus Christ Superstar, The Best of Broadway live up to their name.
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