Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Lloyd Webber’

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Ingenious direction and equally innovative choreography are just two reasons not to miss 5-Star Theatricals’ excitingly performed revival of Sirs Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 100 minutes of pure, unadulterated, family-friendly music and fun up Thousand Oaks way.
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SUNSET BOULEVARD

Valerie Perri reprises her Scenie-winning Musical Theater Performance Of The Year as silent screen legend Norma Desmond in Moonlight Stage Production’s stunning revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, directed (and musically staged) to mesmerizing effect by Larry Raben.
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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Candlelight Pavilion hits the Easter-season jackpot with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, a spellbinding big-stage revival that earns highest marks for Chuck Ketter and John LaLonde’s dynamic, imaginative direction, its all-around stunning production design, and a cast to rival regional theater’s finest. (Oh, and there’s not a note of prerecorded instrumentals to be heard.)
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EVITA

Phenomenal performances by Cassandra Murphy and Marc Ginsburg and some particularly exciting dance sequences highlight Cabrillo Music Theatre’s big-stage revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s 1979 smash Evita.
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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Cecil B. DeMille meets Vegas meets pop-rock at its most eclectic in Broadway superstar-turned-director Marc Kudisch’s endlessly entertaining retelling of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s very first hit musical, and if you think you’ve seen Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat before, think again. You’ve never seen one quite like 3-D Theatricals’ stand-up-and-cheer 2016-2017 season opener.
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THE WIZARD OF OZ


The beloved characters of L. Frank Baum, the iconic songs of Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, the musical gifts of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the spectacular creations of a world-class design team, and the contemporary sensibility that has helped make Wicked a blockbuster international smash—all of these combine to give Southland audiences the fabulous hybrid that is the North American Tour of the 2011 London Palladium production of The Wizard Of Oz, now playing at the Segerstrom Center For The Arts.
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EVITA


There’s no place quite like Broadway when it comes to reviving musical theater classics, as the recent national tours of Anything Goes and West Side Story have made abundantly clear. Now, as if further proof were necessary, comes Michael Grandage and Rob Ashford’s spectacular re-envisioning of the 1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice blockbuster Evita, a revival that debuted in London’s West End in 2006 before transferring to Broadway in 2012, where it received three Tony nominations, including Best Revival Of A Musical and Best Choreography.

Southern California audiences now get the chance to see what all the hoopla’s been about as the revival’s First National Tour pays a two-week visit to Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center For The Arts.
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SEAN MacLAUGHLIN

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