Andrew Lloyd Webber’s son is ‘critically ailing’ with gastric most cancers.
The 74-year-old Phantom of the Opera composer mentioned he’s ‘praying’ his eldest son Nicholas – who he shares with first spouse Sarah Hugill – ‘turns a nook’ in his battle with the illness, however within the meantime, Andrew mentioned he can be becoming a member of his household by 43-year-old composer Nicholas’ bedside.
The theatre icon confirmed this implies he’ll miss the Broadway opening of his newest manufacturing Dangerous Cinderella on Thursday.
Andrew introduced in a press release: ‘I’m completely devastated to say that my eldest son Nick is critically ailing.
‘As my family and friends know, he has been combating gastric most cancers for the final 18 months and Nick is now hospitalised.’
The doting dad went on: ‘I subsequently haven’t been in a position to attend the current previews of Dangerous Cinderella and as issues stand, I won’t be able to cheer on its great solid, crew and orchestra on Opening Evening this Thursday.
‘We’re all praying that Nick will flip the nook. He’s bravely combating together with his indomitable humour, however in the intervening time my place is with him and the household.’
Nicholas is a profitable composer and producer in his personal proper, having been nominated for Grammy Awards.
He’s finest identified for scoring the drama collection Love, Lies and Information and 2021 film The Final Bus, and he co-produced and blended the unique 2021 London solid album for Cinderella, the earlier title for Dangerous Cinderella.
Dangerous Cinderella is the newest musical Andrew has composed.
Andrew is famously the composer behind Broadway’s longest-running manufacturing of all time, The Phantom of the Opera, which can shut subsequent month.
Final month, it was confirmed that Andrew would compose a brand new anthem for King Charles’ coronation.
Following the dying of Queen Elizabeth II in September, on Could 6 at Westminster Abbey in a celebration set to be watched by thousands and thousands the world over.
Taking to Twitter final month, Andrew confirmed: ‘I’m extremely honoured to have been requested to compose a brand new anthem for The Coronation. My anthem consists of phrases tailored from Psalm 98.
‘I’ve scored it for the Westminster Abbey choir and organ, the ceremonial brass and orchestra.’