By Mark Shenton
16 Mar 2012
|Photo by Krissie Fullerton|
Working with Andrew Lloyd Webber, he wrote lyrics for Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita. The latter two are currently in previews to open on Broadway in new productions that respectively originated at Stratford, Ontario and the West End. They also worked together to write new additional songs for the current London production of The Wizard Of Oz.
He has also collaborated with Abba's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus on Chess, which ran in the West End and briefly on Broadway, and has also collaborated with Sir Elton John on The Lion King (film, Broadway and West End) and Aida (Broadway).
As previously reported, he is currently working on a musical version of the film "From Here to Eternity."
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