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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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    Aida (also known as Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida) is a musical based on the opera of the same name written by Antonio Ghislanzoni with music by Giuseppe Verdi. It has music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang, and was originally produced by Walt Disney Theatrical. Aida premiered on Broadway on March 23, 2000, running for 1,852 performances until September 5, 2004. It was nominated for five Tony Awards and won four including Best Original Score and Best Performance by a Leading Actress, and was also named by Time Magazine as one of the top ten theatre productions of the year. The Original Broadway Cast Recording won the...  more
    • Authors / Creators: David Henry Hwang , Elton John , Linda Woolverton , Robert Falls , Tim Rice
    • Characters: Aida, Amneris, Amonasro, Radames, The King of Egypt

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  • From Here to Eternity

    From Here to Eternity is a 2013 theater production of the play by Bill Oakes....
    • Authors / Creators: Tim Rice
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    Blondel, a rock opera musical by Tim Rice (book and lyrics) and Stephen Oliver (music), 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 on King Richard I of England; as it developed, the project shifted its focus to a minstrel in the King's court, vying for...  more
    • Authors / Creators: Stephen Oliver , Tim Rice , Tim Rice
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    Chess is a musical with music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of the pop group ABBA, lyrics by Ulvaeus and Tim Rice, and a book by Richard Nelson based on an idea by Rice. The story involves a politically driven, Cold War–era chess tournament between two grandmasters from America and the USSR 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 (named Freddie Trumper in the stage version) 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...  more
    • Authors / Creators: Björn Ulvaeus , Benny Andersson , Richard Nelson , Tim Rice
    • Characters: Florence, Molokov, The American, Svetlana, The Russian