The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber runs at The Bushnell February 7-12
Jeffrey Finn Productions has announced that it will present a special engagement of THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER for one week only at The Bushnell Center For the Performing Arts’ Mortensen Hall, from February 7 through 12, 2006. Featuring a 28-piece onstage orchestra, this stirring event includes the best-loved songs from the scores composed by the Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer, including Cats, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, Sunset Boulevard, Jesus Christ Superstar, Whistle Down the Wind, The Beautiful Game and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is presented by special arrangement with The Really Useful Group.
THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has been presented in various incarnations and versions throughout the years. This new production is specially devised by Andrew Lloyd Webber and originally premiered at The Kennedy Center last season, and features songs from his newest musical The Woman in White (which is currently on Broadway) and the Oscar Nominated new song from the film version of The Phantom of the Opera.
The concert will feature six Broadway stars, all to be announced in the coming weeks, backed by a 28-piece onstage orchestra.
Edward G. Robinson, a veteran Musical Supervisor and Conductor for the American productions of several Andrew Lloyd Webber shows including Cats, The Phantom of the Opera and a previous tour of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (as well as Miss Saigon and currently the national tour of Mamma Mia!), will serve as Musical Supervisor and Conductor.
The performance schedule will be Tuesday through Thursday at , Friday and Saturday at , Sunday at , and matinees on Saturday and Sunday at .
Tickets are on sale now and start at $18. For tickets, visit or call the Bushnell Box Office at (860) 987-5900 or purchase online at www.bushnell.org.
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is the composer of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Jeeves (later reworked as By Jeeves), Evita, Variations and Tell Me On A Sunday (later combined as Song & Dance and rewritten for Denise Van Outen in 2003 with the addition of five new songs), Cats, Starlight Express, The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, Whistle Down the Wind, The Beautiful Game, and The Woman in White. He composed the film scores of Gumshoe and The Odessa File and additional music for Evita; and Requiem, a setting of the Latin Requiem Mass, for which he won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Composition. He has also produced in the West End and on Broadway not only his own work but also Daisy Pulls It Off and La Bête, both Olivier Award winners, The Hired Man and A. R. Rahman’s musical Bombay Dreams. In 2004 he produced the feature film version of The Phantom of the Opera directed by Joel Schumacher, which was nominated for 3 Academy Awards and 3 Golden Globes. His groundbreaking musical The Beautiful Game, which used the sectarian war in
JEFFREY FINN PRODUCTIONS, INC. (Producer) received a 2005 Tony Award nomination for Best Play Revival for the Broadway production of On Golden Pond starring James Earl Jones and Leslie Uggams. Additional current productions include the Pulitzer Prize winning drama The Subject Was Roses; and Game Show, for which Mr. Finn is also a co-author. Previous U.S. tours include The Who's Tommy; A Few Good Men...DANCIN' (U.S. and international productions); Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tell Me On A Sunday; Leader of the Pack; Promises, Promises; Company; Chess; and a series of national concert tours produced under the aegis Broadway Songbooks. Upcoming projects include a Broadway production of Fannie Flagg’s Fried Green Tomatoes and a National Tour of On Golden Pond starring Richard Chamberlain and Hayley Mills.
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