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    The Success of Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical theater is a very difficult profession in which to make a living. Most composers of musicals only create one good musical and are unable to create any more. Not Andrew Lloyd Webber! He is not like any of those composers. Andrew Lloyd Webber is a successful composer due to his variety of appeal to diverse audiences. Andrew Lloyd Webber is an English composer who used rock-based compositions to revitalize British and American musical theater in the late

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    The Phantom of The Opera which was playing at the Krannert Center in Champaign was what I thought to be a high budgeted play because of the props, scenery, and costumes that the actors wore. My Fair Lady which was playing at The Sunshine Company of Champaign was not as expensive as the Krannert Center and was shown through the costumes and quality of actors that gave the play life. I chose these two production companies because I wanted to experience one play that was of high quality and

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    Andrew Lloyd Webber is regarded as one of the most popular names in musical theatre history, as he has a wide variety of famous shows under his name and with any truly, great name comes a humble background. Webber was born in London, England, in 1948, to William and Jean Webber, two very talented musicians themselves. Andrew’s younger brother Julian is also a well-known composer, but it was their father that Andrew was inspired by. Webber started to play every instrument his parents could teach him

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    Lloyd Webber has created some of the most popular Broadway songs including The Cats, Evita, and Phantom of the Opera. With his renowned work, he has received several awards including seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, and Academy Award as well as the Kennedy

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    Andrew Lloyd Webber was born on March 22, 1948. He composed many musicals throughout his lifetime including; “Evita”, “Phantom of the Opera”, and “Cats”. Webber grew up in South Kensington to parents William who was a professional in theory and composition at the Royal College of Music in England and Jean who was a singer and a violinist in the same school. By age three Webber was playing the violin. Then by age six he composed his own songs. Then by age nine he had a piece of music published in

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    Theater is an amazing and influential thing. It helps people express who they are in a modern way and never stops changing. Theater in the 21st century is unlike any other century and has a major role on who people are. The event of 9/11 and the following events rattled the theatre community, but with the help of theatrical movements, such as The Phantom of the Opera, spirits were lifted and smiles were once again created. September 11, 2001, was a day many of us would not fathom forgetting. On this

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    Phantom Of The Opera

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    Phantom of the Opera The famous Musical named The Phantom of the Opera contains music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the lyrics written by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe. The musical tells a thrilling love story between the Paris Opera House phantom and a beautiful chorus singer known as Christine Daae. The Musical derives from a French novel of the same title. It opened for the first time in London's West End in 1986, and then in 1988, it premiered on Broadway. Since then, the musical has been produced

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    Sunday May 4, 2014, I attended the Civic Concert Band at LCCC. They put on a performance called “These Are a Few of My Favorite Things Part III.” This performance featured music by George Gershwin and Andrew Lloyd Webber. It was also conducted by Mark Wainwright. The band was on stage when I arrived, all playing random notes. Then at about 2:55, they all started playing the same notes to tune their instruments. At 3:00, Mark quietly walked on stage, and the band started to play the song, A Few of

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    CHAPTER NINE STUDY QUESTIONS – The Musical Theatre (Pgs. 243-259/247-261) 1. Describe some of the facts concerning the musical on Broadway (p. 244) (248). Broadway musicals can be characterized by aspects such as having multiple performances nearly every day of the week, having productions that tour the nation in hopes of attracting more audiences, and having large casts and orchestras (Cohen 248). 2. Who was Florenz Ziegfeld and what were his productions like? (p.245) (249) Florenz Ziegfeld is

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    published in France by Monsieur Leroux, although most story lovers recall the musical of the same name by Andrew Lloyd Webber or the motion picture adaption. Although this story has been entertaining people for over a century, in this new era have prerecorded voices and movements begun to overshadow the talented performers of live theater? Although “The lavish screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera (2005) only deepened the damage” of the dislike of musicals made into film

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