One of the most successful and distinguished artists of our time, Andrew Lloyd Webber has reigned over the musical theatre world for nearly five decades. Wodehouse and T. G. In unmasked, quirky voice, the revered, award-winning composer takes stock of his achievements, written in his own inimitable, the twists of fate and circumstance which brought him both success and disappointment, and the passions that inspire and sustain him.
Unmasked: A Memoir #ad - The son of a music professor and a piano teacher, from his idols rodgers and hammerstein and the perfection of South Pacific’s “Some Enchanted Evening, ” to the pop and rock music of the 1960s and Puccini’s Tosca, Lloyd Webber reveals his artistic influences, to P. Rahman, plácido domingo, betty buckley, mandy patinkin, michael crawford, norman Jewison, Barbra Streisand, Milos Forman, Richard Rodgers, Patti LuPone, Gillian Lynne, and more—Unmasked at last reveals the true face of the extraordinary man beneath the storied legend.
A record of several exciting and turbulent decades of British and American musical theatre and the transformation of popular music itself, Unmasked is ultimately a chronicle of artistic creation. S.
Unmasked: The Platinum Collection 4 CDVerve #ad - Plus, glenn close, a 40 page booklet including an introduction by Andrew Lloyd Webber and new testimonies from artists including Barbra Streisand, Michael Crawford and Tim Rice. Featuring newly-recorded versions of songs by Lana Del Rey, Gregory Porter, Nicole Scherzinger. The 4cd set collects the finest of his cherished works from the past five decades.
. Andrew lloyd webber: unmasked The Platinum Collection are the all-time greatest hits from one of the most successful composers of our era.
Unmasked: The Platinum Collection 2 CDVerve #ad - The 2cd set collects the finest of his cherished works from the past five decades. Featuring newly-recorded versions of songs by lana del rey, gregory Porter, Nicole Scherzinger and an exclusive performance by Beyonce of 'Learn To Be Lonely' from the 2005 Academy Awards with Andrew Lloyd Webber accompanying on piano.
Andrew lloyd webber: unmasked the platinum Collection are the all-time greatest hits from the works of Andrew Lloyd Webber, one of the most successful composers of our era.
Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway RevolutionHenry Holt and Co. #ad - Their songs and dance numbers served to advance the drama and reveal character, a sharp break from the past and the template on which all future musicals would be built. Though different in personality and often emotionally distant from each other, Rodgers and Hammerstein presented an unbroken front to the world and forged much more than a songwriting team; their partnership was also one of the most profitable and powerful entertainment businesses of their era.
But they also had their failures and flops, and more than once they feared they had lost their touch. Todd S. They were cultural powerhouses whose work came to define postwar America on stage, television, screen, and radio. Purdum’s portrait of these two men, lovers of the classic American songbook, and their groundbreaking innovations will captivate lovers of musical theater, their creative process, and young lovers wherever they are.
Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution #ad - A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American CenturyThey stand at the apex of the great age of songwriting, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music, the creators of the classic Broadway musicals Oklahoma!, whose songs have never lost their popularity or emotional power.
He shows that what Rodgers and Hammerstein wrought was truly something wonderful. Even before they joined forces, richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II had written dozens of Broadway shows, but together they pioneered a new art form: the serious musical play.
Sense of OccasionApplause Theatre & Cinema Books #ad - Although contradictions has since attained cult status among producers, and actors alike, Prince, directors, believes he wasn't ready to publish such a tome at that point in his career in fact, in hindsight, doing so was an act of "insane arrogance". In this fast-moving, conversational, candid, and entertaining memoir, Harold Prince, the most honored director/producer in the history of the American theater looks back over his seventy-year and counting! career.
This thoughtful, written by the man who lived it, complete account of one of the most legendary and long-lived careers in theater history, is an essential work of personal and professional recollection. As well as detailing his titanic successes that changed the form and content of the American musical theater, Prince evenhandedly reflects on the shows that didn't work, most memorably and painfully Merrily We Roll Along.
Sense of Occasion #ad - In 1974, prince released his first book, Contradictions: Notes on Twenty-Six Years in the Theatre. Applause Books. Sense of occasion gives an insider's recollection of the making of such landmark musicals as west side story, sweeney todd, andrew lloyd Webber, Zero Mostel, and Phantom of the Opera, including Leonard Bernstein, Angela Lansbury, Evita, Cabaret, Boris Aronson, Fiddler on the Roof, John Kander, Follies, Company, Carol Burnett, Jerome Robbins, with Prince's perceptive comments about his mentor George Abbott and his many celebrated collaborators, Stephen Sondheim, and Joel Grey.
Although he doesn't regret that effort, he is at last prepared to conclude it, to "see where I was right in my assessments and where I was wrong. In sense of occasion, prince returns to this seminal text, invigorating it with fresh insights cultivated through four decades of additional practice. Throughout, he offers insights into the way business is conducted on Broadway, drawing sharp contrasts between past and present.
Once On This Island New Broadway Cast RecordingBroadway Records #ad - This production transforms the reality of a tropical village devastated by a storm into a fantastical world alive with hope. Lea salonga erzulie, hailey kilgore ti moune with phillip boykin tonton julian, rodrick covington storyteller, david jennings Armand, Loren Lott Storyteller, Cassondra James Storyteller, Grasan Kingsberry Storyteller, and Quentin Earl Darrington Agwe are joined by newcomer, Emerson Davis Little Girl Alysha Deslorieux Andrea, Darlesia Cearcy Storyteller, Alex Newell Asaka, Merle Dandridge Papa Ge, Tyler Hardwick Storyteller, Kenita R.
Oliver reid storyteller, Aurelia Williams Storyteller, and Mia Williamson Little Girl. Once on this island is written by the tony award-winning team Lynn Ahrens Book and Lyrics and Stephen Flaherty Music, and based on the novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy. When their divided cultures keep them apart, papa Ge, Erzulie, and Agwe, Asaka, Ti Moune is guided by the powerful island gods, on a remarkable quest to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.
Once On This Island New Broadway Cast Recording #ad - Bursting with caribbean colors, rhythms and dance, the story comes to vibrant life in a striking production by Tony Award®-nominated director Michael Arden Spring Awakening revival and acclaimed choreographer Camille A. Shrink-wrapped. This production features new orchestrations by original orchestrator Michael Starobin who is joined by AnnMarie Milazzo.
Miller mama euralie, Isaac Powell Daniel, T. Once on this island is the tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island.
Hamlisch UncoveredBroadway Records #ad - When marvin hamlisch passed away in 2012, he left behind a number of scores that didn't go into the recording studio. Shrink-wrapped. Fabrizi and frequent hamlisch collaborator craig carnelia unleash a treasure trove of unrecorded songs, and several songs from his scores with Craig Carnelia: Imaginary Friends, including songs from the original version of Smile lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Ballroom lyrics by Alan & Marilyn Bergman, his final musical The Nutty Professor lyrics by Rupert Holmes, Bullets Over Broadway and Sweet Smell of Success.
Featuring a bevy of broadway luminaries including kelli o'hara, lisa brescia, tony Sheldon, Randy Graff, Leah Horowitz, alongside several new voices, Nancy Opel, Hayden Tee, cabaret stars Klea Blackhurst and Steven Brinberg, Marissa McGowan, this is a must-have album for every musical theatre lover.
Hamlisch Uncovered #ad - With hamlisch uncovered, producers Michael Lavine, Chip M.
Working: A Musical Original London Cast Recording Working: A Musical Original London Cast RecordingGhostlight Records #ad - Cd shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
The Band's Visit Original Broadway Cast RecordingGhostlight Records #ad - Cd shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
Escape To Margaritaville Original Broadway Cast RecordingMailboat Records #ad - Being jimmy buffett fans for all our lives, we were thrilled to be asked to create a musicalusing his catalog of music. Having never written a musical before, we started the processof writing the story by re-listening to the songs we knew by heart, but from a totally newperspective. Because of that, every time we listen to this album we will be reminded how lucky we were to work withChris Jahnke, one of the kindest, most generous and talented people we ve ever met.
Shrink-wrapped. We were very happy with where we endedup with the script, but when we heard what the Music Supervisor Chris Jahnke did with thesongs, we were blown away. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. We can only compare itto seeing an old friend in a new light and falling in love all over again. Greg garcia and Mike O Malley Shrink-wrapped.
Escape To Margaritaville Original Broadway Cast Recording #ad - We wanted every song that was going to be sung to have aspecific meaning and emotional resonance for the character who would perform it. He brought a whole new energy and dimension to the musicthat not only stayed true to the original songs we ve enjoyed our whole lives, but he alsomade us feel like we were hearing the songs for the first time.
And for those audience members who were not asfamiliar with Jimmy s music, we hoped to craft a story where the songs fit seamlessly intothe narrative as if they were written after the fact. We listened for the stories, the characters and the emotions that could beextracted from each song.
All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical ChicagoOxford University Press #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Nevertheless, the 1996 chicago revival is now the longest-running American musical in history, and the movie version won the Best Picture Oscar. As author ethan mordden looks back at chicago's various moving parts - including the original 1926 play that started it all, a sexy silent film directed by Cecil B.
In 1975, the work of bob fosse and gwen verdon two of the greatest talents in the musical's history, the reckless glamour of the big-city newspaper, the mad decade of the 1920s, the Broadway musical Chicago brought together a host of memes and myths - the gleefully subversive character of American musical comedy, and the Wild West gangsterville that was the city of Chicago itself.
The tale of a young woman who murders her departing lover and then tricks the jury into letting her off, Chicago seemed too blunt and cynical at first. Opinionated, and rich in backstage anecdotes, witty, All That Jazz brings the American Musical to life in all its artistry and excitement. Shrink-wrapped.
All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago #ad - . Demille, a talkie remake with ginger rogers, and at last the movie of the musical - we see how the American theatre serves as a kind of alternative news medium, the musical itself, a town crier warning the public about the racy, devious interior contradictions of American society. Everyone agreed it was show biz at its brilliant best, yet the public still preferred A Chorus Line, with its cast of innocents and sentimental feeling.