Saturday, August 26, 2006

Webber's new Musical


"A cat and Jesus Christ are elements in a novel that the composer of Cats and Jesus Christ Superstar wants to musicalize.

The Daily Mail reported Andrew Lloyd Webber plans to write a musical based on the Russian novel, "The Master and Margarita," Mikhail Bulgakov's fantastical tale of the Devil, a talking cat, Christ and Pontius Pilate, a tormented writer named Master and a girlfriend named Margarita, who becomes a witch.

A Faustian tale that satirizes the oppressive Stalin regime, the novel is considered a major work of 20th century Russian literature.
The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye broke the news of Lloyd Webber's hope Aug. 25, citing the composer himself. Lloyd Webber's recent The Woman in White was also based on a novel, as was his Aspects of Love and The Phantom of the Opera."

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