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Andrew Lloyd Webber offers free musicals via YouTube during Covid-19 lockdown

Andrew Lloyd Webber joined the ranks of artists streaming music via a new YouTube channel, called The Show Must Go On, which posts a different Webber favorite every week [at 2 PM (EDT) and remains accessible for 48 hours].

The platform comes from Universal in collaboration with Webber’s production and publishing company, The Really Useful Group.

Webber is known for his composition of many musicals, including CatsThe Phantom of the OperaJesus Christ SuperstarJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatEvita, and School of Rock.

The first broadcast was of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The 1999 direct-to-video film production stars Donny Osmond as the title character, alongside Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough, and Joan Collins.

The next production, which will air on Friday, April 10/Good Friday, will be the 2012 arena production of Jesus Christ Superstar starring Tim Minchin, Melanie C, Ben Forster, and Chris Moyles.

https://youtu.be/GpO4ohqx3os

First released in 1970 as a rock album musical before it’s Broadway debut in 1971, this rock opera is based loosely on the Gospel stories of the last week of Jesus’s life. The plot largely centers on Judas, who is disapproving of the way Jesus has led his disciples.

Additional musicals will be announced in the coming weeks.

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