Unmasked: A Memoir

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Unmasked: A Memoir

ಱ New Unmasked: A Memoir to read ಻ Kindle Author Andrew Lloyd Webber ೦ You have the luck of Croesus on stilts as my Auntie Vi would have said if youve had the sort of career, ups and downs, warts and all that I have in that wondrous little corner of show business called musical theatre 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 The winner of numerous awards, including multiple Tonys and an Oscar, Lloyd Webber has enchanted millions worldwide with his music and numerous hit shows, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, The Phantom of the OperaBroadways longest running showand most recently, School of Rock In Unmasked, written in his own inimitable, quirky voice, the revered, award winning composer takes stock of his achievements, the twists of fate and circumstance which brought him both success and disappointment, and the passions that inspire and sustain him.The son of a music professor and a piano teacher, Lloyd Webber reveals his artistic influences, from his idols Rodgers and Hammerstein and the perfection of South Pacifics Some Enchanted Evening, to the pop and rock music of the 1960s and Puccinis Tosca, to P G Wodehouse and T S Eliot Lloyd Webber recalls his bohemian London youth, reminiscing about the happiest place of his childhood, his homemade Harrington Paviliona make believe world of musical theatre in which he created his earliest entertainments 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 Lloyd Webber looks back at the development of some of his most famous works and illuminates his collaborations with luminaries such as Tim Rice, Robert Stigwood, Harold Prince, Cameron Mackintosh, and Trevor Nunn Taking us behind the scenes of his productions, Lloyd Webber reveals fascinating details about each show, including the rich cast of characters involved with making them, and the creative and logistical challenges and artistic political battles that ensued.Lloyd Webber shares his recollections of the works that have become cultural touchstones for generations of fans writings songs for a school production that would become his first hit, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat finding the coterie of performers for his classic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar developing his first megahit, Evita, which would win seven Tonys Awards, including Best Musical staking his reputation and fortune on the groundbreaking Cats and making history with the dazzling The Phantom of the Opera Reflecting a life that included many passions from architecture to Turkish Swimming Cats , full of witty and revealing anecdotes, and featuring cameo appearances by numerous celebritiesElaine Paige, Sarah Brightman, David Frost, Julie Covington, Judi Dench, Richard Branson, A.R Rahman, Mandy Patinkin, Patti LuPone, Richard Rodgers, Norman Jewison, Milos Forman, Plcido Domingo, Barbra Streisand, Michael Crawford, Gillian Lynne, Betty Buckley, and Unmasked at last reveals the true face of the extraordinary man beneath the storied legend. 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