Watch Vintage ALW Tributes with Elaine Paige, Dick Van Dyke, Chita Rivera

News   Watch Vintage ALW Tributes with Elaine Paige, Dick Van Dyke, Chita Rivera
 
Andrew Lloyd Webber was saluted on The Royal Variety Show and The Tony Awards.
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With Andrew Lloyd Webber again having three musicals on Broadway — School of Rock, The Phantom of the Opera and Cats — it seemed a good time to look back on two tributes to the award-winning composer from the ’80s.

The first tribute was part of the 1981 Royal Variety Show and featured performances by London's then-Evita, Stephanie Lawrence; Lloyd Webber's brother, cellist Julian Lloyd Webber; and Elaine Paige, who was, at the time, starring in Cats. Watch the tribute below:

The 1985 Tony Awards also paid tribute to the internationally acclaimed composer with a segment featuring performances by Chita Rivera, Maureen McGovern and Dick Van Dyke. Watch the segment below:


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