Andrew Lloyd Webber’s son seriously ill; Composer to miss Broadway premiere of ‘Bad Cinderella’

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Nicholas Lloyd Webber, the eldest son of Andrew Lloyd Webber, has been diagnosed with stomach cancer spirit of the opera composer announced. Nicholas’ hospitalization means Sir Andrew will not be attending the composer’s Broadway opening of Bad Cinderella this week.

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“I am absolutely devastated to report that my eldest son, Nick, is seriously ill,” Andrew Lloyd Webber said in a statement released this evening. “As my friends and family know, he has been battling stomach cancer for 18 months and Nick is now in hospital.”

The composer continued: “So I have the recent previews of Evil Cinderella and as things stand, I won’t be able to applaud the wonderful cast, crew and orchestra on opening night next Thursday.

“We are all praying for Nick to turn the corner,” he continued. “He fights bravely with his indomitable sense of humor, but for now my place is with him and the family.”

Andrew Lloyd Webber should have one too Evil Cinderella Press event in New York this Wednesday, coinciding with the composer’s 75th birthday. Evil Cinderella opens Thursday March 23 at the Imperial Theatre.

Nicholas, 43, is a Grammy-nominated composer and producer, best known for the music of the BBC 1 drama Love, lies and records and the 2021 film The Last Bus. He co-produced and mixed the original 2021 cast album in London cinderella (the former name of Evil Cinderella).

Evil Cinderella is the latest musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, whose The Shadow of the Opera, is the longest-running Broadway production of all time.

Source: Deadline

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