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Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays List

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List of Andrew Lloyd Webber plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Andrew Lloyd Webber, playwright. This Andrew Lloyd Webber plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Andrew Lloyd Webber characters. This list of plays by Andrew Lloyd Webber is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. This is a list that features items like The Phantom of the Opera and Cats. What plays did Andrew Lloyd Webber write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Andrew Lloyd Webber and can help you decide, "What are the best Andrew Lloyd Webber plays?" {#nodes}
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    Aspects of Love is a musical with a book and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart. It is famous for the song "Love Changes Everything." Based on the novella of the same name by David Garnett, the piece focuses on the romantic entanglements of actress Rose Vibert, her admiring fan Alex Dillingham, his underage cousin Jenny, his uncle George, and George's mistress, sculptor Giulietta Trapani, over a period of 17 years. The "aspects" of the title refers to the many forms that love takes in the show: love between couples, both as romantic infatuation and as married people; children and their parents; and hints of same-sex attraction. Lloyd Webber was introduced...  more
    • Characters: Rose Vibert, Alex Dillingham, Giulietta Trapani, Jenny, George
    • Authors / Creators: Charles Hart , Don Black , Andrew Lloyd Webber
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    By Jeeves, originally Jeeves, is a 1975/1996 musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn, based on the novels of P. G. Wodehouse. Jeeves is the original 1975 version, which opened on 22 April 1975 and closed on 24 May after 38 performances at Her Majesty's Theatre, London. It is regarded as Andrew Lloyd Webber's only real flop. By Jeeves is the rewritten 1996 version, which opened 1 May 1996 in London and due to success was extended to February 1997, through three theatres. It premiered in the U.S. in 1996 and on Broadway in 2001....  more
    • Characters: Bertie Wooster, Jeeves, Madeline Bassett, Roderick Spode, Gussie Fink-Nottle
    • Authors / Creators: Alan Ayckbourn , Andrew Lloyd Webber
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    Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, and produced by Cameron Mackintosh. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice" and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life. Cats introduced the song standard "Memory". Directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Gillian Lynne, Cats first opened in the West End in 1981 and then with the same creative team on Broadway in 1982. It won numerous awards, including Best Musical at both the Laurence Olivier Awards and the Tony Awards. The London production ran...  more
    • Characters: Rum Tum Tugger, Jellylorum, Bombalurina, Old Deuteronomy, Bustopher Jones
    • Authors / Creators: Richard Stilgoe , Andrew Lloyd Webber , Trevor Nunn , T. S. Eliot

    Every Song in Cats, Ranked by Singability#5 of 33 The Best Broadway Musicals of the 80s#14 of 29 The Very Best Sung-Through Musicals

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    Evita

    Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. The story follows Evita's early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventual death. The musical began as a rock opera concept album released in 1976. Its success led to productions in London's West End in 1978, winning the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical, and on Broadway a year later, where it was the first British musical to receive the Tony Award for Best Musical. This has been followed by a string of professional tours and worldwide productions and numerous cast albums, as well as a...  more
    • Characters: Che Guevara, Eva Perón, Juan Perón, Perón's Mistress, Agustín Magaldi
    • Authors / Creators: Andrew Lloyd Webber , Tim Rice

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