Director Tom Hooper had already herded Taylor Swift, Sir Ian McKellen, James Corden and Jennifer Hudson for the film adaptation, and now he’s added the greatness of Idris Elba and Judi Dench to the litter.
It was last February when ITV1 announced that they were going to team up with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber to look for a rock star who will go on to sing the role of Jesus in the upcoming arena tour of the Tim Rice,Andrew Lloyd Webber hit, Jesus Christ Superstar. Following up on his past […]
Given the worldwide Downton Abbey fever that continues to engulf the U.S., this story was just to good to pass up when I ran across it recently. So, with upfront apologies as to the possibility that this might be a really old story that is past its prime, as it was first reported back in […]
October 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the Andrew Lloyd Webber classic musical, The Phantom of the Opera. Royal Albert Hall was the place to be this past weekend for three sold out performances where more than 200 original and current cast members combined to pay special tribute to the incomparable music of the night. The […]
Temps are hitting mid-90’s so Summer’s at an end soon. Time for your last Summer/Fall Book Club assignment from a favorite in the British comedy world. First up was The Gun Seller by Hugh Laurie, followed by The Hippopotamus by Stephen Fry. This week another great read by someone you may or may not know […]