Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed to TV Biz that if he could, he’d give all of Superstar’s eleven finalists a place in one of his musicals if he could, and he reckons he has the very thing…
He explained to the paper that he penned a rock opera entitled ‘Cricket’ for the Queen’s 60th birthday in 1986, and he hasn’t given up on the idea of one day seeing it come to fruition.
He said, “Eleven great singers, it’s enough for a cricket team… that’s a good idea!”
However, Superstar is of course all about the search for a singer to play Jesus in a remake of Lloyd Webber’s hit musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, and as fans of the show will know, last night saw the first stage of the live rounds.
And while speaking to the paper, Andrew gave his opinions on each of the eleven finalists… Read more & comment »
It’s been revealed today that the lucky ten finalists in Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s talent quest show Superstar are already enjoying a taste of the high life that could be to come by sharing a luxury mansion in London.
The exact location of the house hasn’t been revealed amid security concerns, but the PA report today that finalist Nathan James is delighted with the house, which features a sauna and a cinema room.
Describing the huge house as “pimped out,” cruise ship and holiday camp singer Nathan said, “We are living the life of luxury at the minute which is incredible.
“Our house is out of this world, you feel like a star.”
However, luxury or not, some finalists are apparently feeling the strain of sharing a house, and finalist Dirk Johnston has admitted that the constant singing that goes on around the place can be annoying, even when it’s his own! Read more & comment »
NAME: Dirk Johnston
Dirk is an actor and singer based in Berlin. He was born to Scottish parents in Germany, where he spent most of his childhood years along with his two brothers and sister. As a child his family moved around frequently for his parents work; moving to Bath, Stirling and then to Munich all in the space of 3 years as a young teen. As a consequence of moving around Dirk had to be the ‘new boy’ at school more often than not, which made it difficult to settle, but Dirk feels Scottish at heart and thinks of Scotland as his home – his parents live in Crieff.
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