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Andrew Lloyd Webber's New Musical 'Bad Cinderella' Will Debut on Broadway in 2023, Lead Actress Revealed!

Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Cinderella musical is finally heading to Broadway – and with a new title!

Bad Cinderella will debut at the Imperial Theatre in February 2023 with newcomer Linedy Genao in the lead role.

Andrew was joined by Linedy for the announcement on Monday morning (October 3) at the Imperial Theatre in New York City.

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Broadway's 'Phantom of the Opera' Closing After 35 Years

The Phantom of the Opera is closing on Broadway.

The beloved musical is the longest-running Broadway show of all time after nearly 35 years and 13,733 performances so far. The second longest-running show is currently Chicago, which has been on Broadway for 25 years and is still open.

The news was first revealed by The New York Post and the paper’s sources said the final performance will be December 31, though a rep for the show denied that the musical is closing.

Sources said the show “has struggled to recover since it reopened in October 2021 following the pandemic closure, and is losing some $1 million a month.”

Now, the closing has officially been confirmed.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Says His Comments Were Misunderstood After Fans Booed Him at 'Cinderella' Closing Show

Andrew Lloyd Webber says his comments were misunderstood after fans booed him at the final performance of his musical Cinderella.

The legendary composer led the charge to reopen theaters in the UK after the COVID-19 shutdown and his new musical Cinderella was one of the first to open. Sadly, tickets sales haven’t been strong enough to keep the show open and it closed this weekend after a year of performances.

Lloyd Webber has faced criticism throughout the run, including when some cast members learned about the closing notice on Twitter.

Click to the next slide to see the comments that were booed, along with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s clarification…

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Speech Gets Boos at Final Performance of His 'Cinderella' Musical in London

Andrew Lloyd Webber is likely losing more fans with his latest comments.

The famed composer wrote the music for the West End show Cinderella, which has had a troubled run in London over the past year. Lloyd Webber pushed for the UK to reopen theaters in summer 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and then performances had to be suspended for a month just two days before the official opening due to a cast member testing positive.

Lloyd Webber received major criticism when the show announced its closing notice last month as many cast members, as well as incoming cast members, were not informed before the news went public.

At the show’s final performance on Sunday (June 12), Lloyd Webber did not show up, but had someone read a speech he wrote. One comment in the speech drew boos from the audience.

Click to the next slide to read the speech that was given on behalf of Andrew Lloyd Webber…

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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