Thursday, April 2

THE SHOWS MUST GO ON! Andrew Lloyd Webber launches free musical theatre streaming Inbox

Recent weeks have seen the temporary closure of theatres and their shows, meaning audiences around the world are spending more time at home than usual. Today, Andrew Lloyd Webber has launched a free musical theatre streaming Inbox  THE SHOWS MUST GO ON YOUTUBE CHANNEL LAUNCHES FRIDAY 3 APRIL   (Link not yet live)

Each show will be available weekly (from 7pm BST) for a limited 48-hour period online – no charge or sign up required – giving fans of musical theatre an opportunity to enjoy beloved shows, from their living rooms.

From Friday, 3 April at 7:00pm BST –  THE SHOWS MUST GO ON YouTube Channel, for the first time ever, will make available a selection of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s much loved musicals, launching with one of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT. The 2000 adaptation, inspired by the West End production, stars Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough and Joan Collins. The fan-favourite includes mega hits Close Every Door to Me, Go Go Go Joseph and Any Dream Will Do.

 The second production to be made available will be legendary rock classic, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (2012) Good Friday 10th April  on , the arena production starring Ben Forster, Tim Minchin, Melanie C and Chris Moyles,

Further shows are to be announced, alongside full-length shows, clips of famous performances and behind-the-scenes footage will be uploaded regularly to the channel, so fans can continue to get their theatre fix at home.

Download show stills, synopses and promo videos here (Link not yet live)

For fans who wish to make a charitable donation, a variety of organisations will be listed on THE SHOWS MUST GO ON full-length YouTube channel videos, including: Acting for Others, Broadway Cares and Actors Benevolent Fund.

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