Andrew Lloyd-Webber Biography

Andrew Lloyd-Webber
Andrew Lloyd-Webber

was born in 1948. He is the composer of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat; Jesus Christ Superstar; the film scores of Gumshoe and The Odessa File; Evita; Variations; Tell Me on a Sunday (combined as Song & Dance); Cats; Starlight Express; Requiem, a setting of the Latin Requiem Mass; The Phantom of the Opera; Aspects of Love; Sunset Boulevard; and By Jeeves, an acclaimed re-working of his earlier Jeeves; and his new musical, Whistle Down the Wind, which opened in Washington in December 1996. His awards include six Tonys; four Drama Desk Awards; three Grammys, including the award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition for Requiem in 1986; and five Laurence Olivier Awards, the most recent awards being two Tonys for Best Score and Best Musical for Sunset Boulevard. He is the first person to have three musicals running in New York and three in London, a record he achieved three times, in 1982, 1988, and 1994. He is the first recipient of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers’ Triple Play Award. In 1997 he and Sir Tim Rice were awarded the Golden Globe and an Oscar® for Best Original Song for the Evita movie soundtrack. In 1996, the London production of Cats became the longest-running musical in West End theatre history. Andrew Lloyd Webber, through The Really Useful Group, produces not only his own, but other writers’ work, including Shirley Valentine, Lend Me A Tenor, and La Bete. In 1988 he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Music. In 1992 he was awarded a Knighthood for Services to the Arts. He was inducted into the American Songwriters’ Hall of Fame and given The Praemium Imperiale Award for Music in 1995. In 1996 he received the Richard Rodgers Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre. In January 1997, he was elevated to the peerage as Lord Lloyd-Webber of Sydmonton.

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Recent Performances of works by Andrew Lloyd-Webber
Production/Credit WhereOpening Night
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/29/2017
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/28/2016
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/26/2015
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Phoenix Productions 3/27/2015
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/26/2014
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Barn Theatre 5/16/2014
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Main Street Theatre Company 5/2/2014
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/28/2013
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Marlboro Players 4/13/2013
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/28/2012
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/26/2011
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/22/2010
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/26/2009
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/26/2008
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Brundage Park Playhouse 7/18/2008
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Phoenix Productions 4/4/2008
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/28/2007
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Livingston Community Players 11/9/2007
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Somerset Valley Players 9/8/2006
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/28/2005
Evita ...... (Music) Marlboro Players 4/8/2005
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/29/2004
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Saint Genesius Players 8/20/2004
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Talent Time Players 8/5/2004
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Battery Factory Theater 7/30/2004
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Premier Theater Company 7/9/2004
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Shalom Players 1/10/2004
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/26/2003
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Rhino Theatre Company 10/10/2003
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Saint Genesius Players 8/22/2003
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Strand Theater Project 8/8/2003
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) SummerStage at Leonia 7/17/2003
Evita ...... (Music) Surflight Theatre 6/24/2003
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Villagers Theatre 6/6/2003
Evita ...... (Music) Livingston Theatre Company 3/6/2003
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/27/2002
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Hexagon Players 11/22/2002
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Sourland Hills Actors Guild 11/15/2002
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Hexagon Players 9/13/2002
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Surflight Theatre 8/6/2002
Evita ...... (Music) Triple Threat Foundation for the Arts 7/19/2002
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) St. Anne Stages 4/12/2002
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Spring Lake Theatre Company 3/15/2002
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Sketch Club Players 3/15/2002
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/28/2001
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) New Jersey Repertory Theater 10/19/2001
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Phoenix Productions 9/14/2001
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Main Street Theatre Company 7/13/2001
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) HTC Productions 5/4/2001
Evita ...... (Music) Main Street Theatre Company 4/19/2001
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/28/2000
Evita ...... (Music) Somerset Valley Players 7/28/2000
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Mainstage Center For The Arts 7/21/2000
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Trinity Players of Mullica Hill 7/13/2000
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Allegro Productions 7/7/2000
Evita ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 7/3/2000
Evita ...... (Music) Phoenix Productions 4/1/2000
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Rainbow Experience 3/25/2000
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Rainbow Experience 3/18/2000
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Middlesex County Plays in the Park 12/30/1999
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Stagecrafters Inc. 11/5/1999
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) New Jersey Repertory Theater 10/1/1999
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Surflight Theatre 8/10/1999
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Somerset Valley Players 8/6/1999
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Trinity Players of Mullica Hill 8/5/1999
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Paper Mill Playhouse 6/9/1999
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Road Company 3/12/1999
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Tech-God Productions 3/11/1999
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) Phoenix Productions 3/1/1999
Sunset Boulevard ...... (Music) New Jersey Performing Arts Center 2/2/1999
Evita ...... (Music) New Jersey Performing Arts Center 1/26/1999
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) New Jersey Repertory Theater 8/1/1998
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Mercer County Community College 2/20/1998
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) New Jersey Repertory Theater 12/1/1997
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Allegro Productions 10/1/1997
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ...... (Music) Phoenix Productions 10/18/1996
Jesus Christ Superstar ...... (Music) St. Paul's Players Community Theater Group 2/1/1996
Evita ...... (Music) North Brunswick Young Adult Drama Group 8/11/1988
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