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Andrew Lloyd Webber Battles Prostate Cancer

Andrew Lloyd Webber Battles Prostate Cancer

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, his spokesperson confirms.

“The condition is in its very early stages,” Webber‘s rep says. “Andrew is now undergoing treatment and expects to be fully back at work before the end of the year.”

Lloyd Webber, 61, composed many of the great musicals including Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, The Phantom of The Opera and the Phantom sequel, Love Never Dies (to open in London’s West End in March and on Broadway in November).

Get well soon, Andrew!

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  • ********

    So sad…. get well

  • Jess

    Get well soon Andrew! We want to see you produce and write more wonderful musicals!

  • Ilona

    I loooove The phantom of the Opera, I went to see it when I was in London, it’s amazing. Andrew, get well soon, you are a legend.

  • duhhhh

    speedy recovery!!!! my dad had it & he’s totally up and running again!

  • iinee_

    Lady Gaga – Bad Romance with lyrics

  • Stone

    Sure wish him the best.

  • Tom

    That is to bad. He had such a great run of success in the 70′s and 80′s. His work changed musical theater and Phantom is one of the highest grossing entertainment projects of all time. I have a feeling that his next show, a musical sequel to Phantom is going to suck but I hope he gets well.

  • Rhonda

    this conservative sending up prayers for this talented man. May God Bless and give you courage. Many thanks for years for GREAT music and theater.

  • Jenny

    Best wishes…..glad that they got it in the early stages. Prostate cancer in the early stage is very curable!!!

    Love ALW!!! Going to see Phantom in Las Vegas (3rd time) in a couple of weeks.

  • julia

    omg! i lovee the phantom of the opera, i have the movie, the cd and i saw the play 2 times! i also watched cats and loved the movie evita!! he’s such an amazing song writer! I hope he gets well soon and it all goes away! best wishes! and maybe he gets inspired to write a new play! haha

  • *** JAMIE ***

    hope he gets better. cancer is a terrible disease.