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Malala Yousafzai Makes First Appearance with Husband Asser Malik After Marriage Announcement

Malala Yousafzai keeps close to her new husband, Asser Malik, at the Cinderella Gala performance in London, England on Monday (November 22).

The newly married couple, who just announced their nuptials this month, joined and posed for pictures with Andrew Lloyd Webber and his wife, Madeleine.

Oscar winner and The Crown star Emerald Fennell, Samantha Barks and Amanda Holden were also pictured at the event.

The gala performance of the musical was in support of The Malala Fund, which supports the work of educators and advocates and helps bolster girls’ secondary education around the world.

“Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life. We celebrated a small nikkah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our families. Please send us your prayers. We are excited to walk together for the journey ahead,” Malala wrote to announce her marriage.

Click inside to see 10+ pictures of Malala Yousafzai and Asser Malik at the “Cinderella” Gala performance…

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Beanie Feldstein Dishes On Her 'Funny Girl' Role During Variety's Legit Event

Beanie Feldstein uses her hands while speaking onstage at Variety’s LEGIT!: Return to Broadway event held at Second on Wednesday (October 12) in New York City.

The event, which also featured the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ron Cephas Jones, Michael Urie, and Sharon D. Clarke, celebrated the return of Broadway theatre after over a year of closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beanie spoke about her upcoming role in Funny Girl, and shared the advice her former Hello Dolly! director Jerry Zaks imparted to her while there.

“Jerry said to me back over there, ‘It’s good to be nervous, Beanie-leh. It keeps you good’,” she said. “I’m like, ‘You’re right Jerry! It’s good to be nervous.”

She added about her role, “My job is to play Fanny Brice. It all comes back to Fanny herself, and that’s what I have to focus on.”

Beanie also has another project coming out. Check it out here!

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Says the 'Cats' Movie Was 'Off-The Scale All Wrong'

Andrew Lloyd Webber really, really hated the Cats movie.

In a new interview, the 73-year-old theater icon, who composed the Cats Broadway musical, admitted that he couldn’t stand the 2019 film adaption.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Cancels 'Cinderella' Opening After Cast Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Cinderella musical is being put on pause.

The 73-year-old composer announced on Monday (July 19) that he had decided not to open the show one day before it was set to premiere after a member of the cast tested positive for COVID-19.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber to Receive Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine

Andrew Lloyd Webber is volunteering to try a vaccine.

The 72-year-old award-winning composer announced that he will take part in an experimental study amid the search for a coronavirus vaccine in a message on Wednesday (August 12).

“I am excited that tomorrow I am going to be vaccinated for the Oxford Covid 19 trial. I’ll do anything to prove that theatres can re-open safely,” he said.

The University of Oxford has been developing an experimental vaccine called ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 and results have been promising so far, via the BBC.

Stage productions across the world have largely shuttered since March, and all productions on the Great White Way will be suspended through the rest of the year.

Andrew Lloyd Webber recently told everyone how he really feels about the movie adaption of Cats. Here’s what he said!

Andrew Lloyd Webber Says The 'Cats' Movie Was 'Ridiculous'

Andrew Lloyd Webber is telling everyone how he really feels about the movie adaption of Cats.

In a new interview with The Sunday Times, the famed composer and creator of the Broadway musical called it “ridiculous”.

“The problem with the film was that Tom Hooper [director] decided that he didn’t want anybody involved in it who was involved in the original show,” Andrew said. “The whole thing was ridiculous.”

Cats debuted in theaters in December 2019 and starred Judi Dench, Idris Elba, Jason Derulo, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Rebel Wilson and many more.

The film only made 73 million at the box office. The total budget for the film was $100 million to produce, plus an additional $100 million for global marketing and distribution fees.

Taylor also commented about the backlash of the film, and James regrets being part of the film as well.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Will Provide Live Commentary During 'Cats!' Broadcast for Charity

Andrew Lloyd Webber is going to provide commentary on Cats!

The 72-year-old acclaimed composer will provide live audio commentary during The Shows Must Go On!‘s broadcast of the 1998 stage production of Cats! to benefit The Actors Fund, a national human services organization working for stability and a safety net for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, the organization announced on Thursday (May 14) amid the pandemic.

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The YouTube channel will offer fans two streaming options to view Cats!: the regular broadcast, and the broadcast with Andrew Lloyd Webber “providing personal insights and memories of the creation of Cats! which has become a worldwide musical phenomenon.”

It will begin on Friday (May 15) beginning at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET. Fans can submit questions to the composer via Twitter using #ALWCats. Both streams will be available for free on YouTube for 48 hours, and will encourage viewer donations to The Actors Fund and other international organizations.

The 1998 production of Cats! starred Elaine Paige, the original Grizabella reprising her performance, and John Mills as Gus, the theater cat.

Judi Dench had this to say about her physical appearance in the Cats movie…

Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s announcement…