Top 100 Greatest Musical Results: 20-11

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20. Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ Superstar was the second work from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Superstar began life as a rock opera in double concept album form. Looking at the last days of Jesus Christ from the viewpoint of Judas Iscariot, the rock operas route to the stage was never assured but a concert staging in front of 13,000 in Pittsburgh paved the way for a Broadway staging that opened in October 1971. Jesus Christ Superstar arrived at the palace Theatre London in 1972 where it remained for eight years. The show has since played around the world continually since that time most recently winning a 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. Book tickets for Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 19. Cats One of the most unlikely musicals ever to reach the stage, Cats was the brainchild of Andrew Lloyd Webber who … Read more

The Wanted’s Tom Parker To Star As Danny Zuko In Grease UK Tour

The Wanted's Tom Parker will play Danny Zuko in the 2017 Uk Tour of Grease.

The Wanted’s Tom Parker is to make his theatrical debut in the upcoming 2017 tour of Grease the Musical which launches at the Palace Theatre, Manchester on 10 March 2017. Parker will play the role of Dany Zuko. The Wanted achieved two Uk Number q’s and 9 Top 10 Singles as well as 4 Billboard 100 singles. The band had two sold out arena tours, had three platinum albums, and sold 3 million singles in America. Tom is also a winner of BBC Radio 1’s Teen Choice Award and US People’s Choice Award with The Wanted. The original high school musical, Grease started life in a nightclub in Chicago in 1971. It wasn’t long before the show made its way to Broadway in 1972. At the time that it closed in 1980, Grease‘s 3,388-performance run was the longest yet in Broadway history at that time. Grease has been voted Number … Read more

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