Musicals / Plays Tim Rice Plays List

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List of Tim Rice plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Tim Rice, playwright. This Tim Rice plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Tim Rice characters. This list of plays by Tim Rice is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. List is made up of a variety of items, including Evita and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. What plays did Tim Rice write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Tim Rice and can help you decide, "What are the best Tim Rice plays?" (10 items)
Aida is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tim Rice Plays List
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Aida is a musical with music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang, and produced by Walt Disney Theatrical. Aida premiered on Broadway on March 23, 2000, running for 1,852 performances until September 5, 2004. The musical also ran from 2002 to 2003 and from 2006 to 2007 during two US national tours, and also ran in international productions which performed in 20 different countries, and is still performed in international productions, regional theatres, colleges and high schools. Aida was nominated for five Tony Awards and won four in 2000, including Best Musical Score and Best Performance by a Leading Actress. Aida was also ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: David Henry Hwang , Elton John , Linda Woolverton , Robert Falls , Tim Rice

Characters: Aida, Amneris, Amonasro, Radames, The King of Egypt, + more

Also Ranked

#26 on Stage Musicals That Would Make Great Movies

#5 on The Best Italian Operas

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From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity is a 2013 theater production of the play by Bill Oakes. ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: Tim Rice

Blondel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tim Rice Plays List
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Blondel, a rock opera musical by Tim Rice and Stephen Oliver, was inspired by, and very loosely based on, the life of the eponymous French troubadour. The play is set during the period of the Third Crusade. Originally conceived by Tim Rice during his collaboration with Andrew Lloyd Webber, the project was originally titled "Come Back, Richard, Your Country Needs You" and a single of the same title was recorded in 1969. The project was shelved until Rice met Stephen Oliver in the 1970s, and the pair began working on a musical centering around King Richard I of England; as it developed, the project shifted its focus to a minstrel in the King's court, vying for pop-stardom, and his ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: Stephen Oliver , Tim Rice , Tim Rice

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Chess is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tim Rice Plays List
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Chess is a musical with music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, formerly of ABBA, and with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story involves a politically-driven, Cold War-era chess tournament between two men—an American grandmaster and a Soviet grandmaster—and their fight over a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other. Although the protagonists were not intended to represent any real individuals, the character of the American grandmaster was loosely based on Bobby Fischer, while elements of the story may have been inspired by the chess careers of Russian grandmasters Viktor Korchnoi and Anatoly Karpov. A highly successful concept album of Chess was released in 1984. The first ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: Björn Ulvaeus , Benny Andersson , Richard Nelson , Tim Rice

Characters: Florence, Molokov, The American, Svetlana, The Russian, + more

Also Ranked

#11 on The Best Broadway Musicals of the 80s

#15 on The Best Grammy-Nominated Musical Theater Albums of the 1980s

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