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Andrew Lloyd Webber will stream his musicals for free online, starting with Joseph

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 02/04/2020 Zoe Paskett

Andrew Lloyd Webber will be streaming some of his biggest musicals online for free © AP Andrew Lloyd Webber will be streaming some of his biggest musicals online for free Andrew Lloyd Webber will be streaming his musicals online for free every week.

Lloyd Webber’s series, The Shows Must Go On, will begin with his 2000 adaptation of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Donny Osmond, Joan Collins and Richard Attenborough.

The musical will be available on YouTube from Friday April 3 at 7pm for 48 hours.

Donny Osmond et al. posing for a photo © Provided by Evening Standard The 2012 production of Jesus Christ Superstar will follow the weekend after – Easter weekend – starring Tim Minchin, Mel C and Chris Moyles.

More shows will be announced soon – hopefully CATS will be next.

Alongside the full shows, there will be clips of famous performances and behind-the-scenes footage.

While this is all free to watch, it is encouraged that people make a donation to a number of charities that will be listed on each video, including Acting for Others, Broadway Cares and Actors Benevolent Fund.

Lloyd Webber has been keeping in touch with fans on Twitter through isolation, taking requests for songs to play on the piano. Yesterday, the Phantom of the Opera West End orchestra released a video of them playing All I Ask of You with the composer.

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