Legendary Broadway composer Andrew Lloyd Webber made history last week by becoming the first person in over 60 years to have four shows running on Broadway at the same time! Show number four, Sunset Boulevard, opened at the Palace Theatre on Thursday evening. This makes Lloyd Webber the first person to accomplish this feat since renowned writing duo Rodgers and Hammerstein in 1953, the only other time in Broadway history that this situation has occurred.
In this limited revival of the international sensation, Glenn Close reprises her Tony-winning performance as Norma Desmond, the tragic former movie star who struggles to move on from her once-illustrious career. Lloyd Webber’s other three shows currently running on Broadway are The Phantom of the Opera, the record-holding longest running show in Broadway history, which has been enchanting audiences at the Majestic Theatre since 1987; School of Rock, his latest Broadway smash, which opened last year at the Winter Garden Theatre; and the current revival of Cats, the former holder of the record for longest running show on Broadway, which opened last summer at the Neil Simon Theatre. In honor of this momentous occasion, Andrew Lloyd Webber (center) was found posing with characters from all four of his current Broadway shows on Thursday, as shown in the photo above.
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