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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?" {#nodes}
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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
    • Authors / Creators: Andrew Lloyd Webber , Tim Rice
    • Characters: Che Guevara, Eva Perón, Juan Perón, Perón's Mistress, Agustín Magaldi

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  • Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera or rock musical, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept album before its first staging on Broadway in 1971. The musical is loosely based on the Gospels' accounts of the last week of Jesus's life, beginning with the preparation for the arrival of Jesus and his disciples in Jerusalem and ending with the crucifixion. It highlights political and interpersonal struggles between Judas Iscariot and Jesus that are not in the Bible narratives. The work's depiction offers a free interpretation of the psychology of Jesus and the other characters. A large part of the plot focuses on the character...  more
    • Authors / Creators: Andrew Lloyd Webber , Tim Rice
    • Characters: Jesus, Pontius Pilate, Judas Iscariot, Apostle Peter, Mary Magdalene
  • Photo: Brian Kolstad / Flickr

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical or operetta with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the "coat of many colors" story of Joseph from the Bible's Book of Genesis. This was the first Lloyd Webber and Rice musical to be performed publicly. The show has little spoken dialogue; it is completely sung-through. Its family-friendly storyline, universal themes and catchy music have resulted in numerous productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; according to the Really Useful Group, by 2008 more than 20,000 schools and amateur theatre groups had successfully put on productions....  more
    • Authors / Creators: Andrew Lloyd Webber , Tim Rice
    • Characters: Potiphar, Potiphar's Wife, Joseph, Pharaoh, Reuben

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  • King David

    King David is a musical, sometimes described as a modern oratorio, with a book and lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Alan Menken. The musical is based on Biblical tales from the Books of Samuel and 1 Chronicles, as well as text from David's Psalms....  more
    • Authors / Creators: Alan Menken , Tim Rice