Andrew Lloyd Webber ( 1948 )an English composerwrote his first music at the age of 6became famous for musicalsgot more than 50 different awards for his musicals
THE MOST POPULAR MUSICALS CATS THE FANTOM OF THE OPERAEvitaJesus Christ Superstar1970198619761981
One of the most popular Broadway musicals tells about the last seven days in the lifeof Jesus. Rock – opera. 1973 – was made into film. The hit of the musical – “ I don’t know how to love him”. In our country it was firstly performed in 1990.
based on the biography of Maria Eva Duarte de Peron (known as Evita ), the first lady of Argentina 1996 – the film with Madonna and Antonio Banderas 1997 – Oscar for the best song “Don’t cry for me, Argentina”
based on the nursery poems by T. Eliot “ Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” the second ( after the Phantom ) longest- running musical in history (1981 – 2001)The most famous hit of the musical – “ Memory “.
The first performance was in London on October 9th 1986 and is now in its 23rd year. The musical made great impression. It has a mysterious plot and a dynamic story.Music is breathtaking and unforgettable.
The main characters ChristinaRaoulPhantom
In 2004 the film was shot in Hollywood
The Phantom of the Opera
The life of Christine was a mystery. Her beautiful voice appealed to the hearts of people. Her musical teacher was the Phantom of the opera. He had great power over her.
But she loved Raoul. Raoul believed that his love could break all prejudices. And love wins
What is your impressions?It’sThe most successful musical The most seen musical everThe longest-running musical In March 2010 a musical sequel is expected - “Phantom. Love Never Dies”.