Andrew Lloyd-Webber launches a YouTube channel to stream popular musicals for FREE, including Jesus Christ Superstar, so fans can enjoy a West End experience in lockdown
- Lord Lloyd-Webber, 72, from London, has set up a channel to broadcast musicals
- Theaters across the country have been closed in an attempt to slow the spread of Covid-19
- The channel broadcasts the musical Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Theater fans can enjoy their own West End experience at home while Andrew Lloyd-Webber puts some of his famous musicals on YouTube during the corona virus crisis.
The YouTube channel, The show must go on, fans from all over the world will be able to enjoy the famous musicals of the famous composer, including Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jesus Chris Superstar.
Each show is available for free from 7pm on the day of release, and viewers can tune in for 48 hours to the next shows to be announced shortly.
Lord Lloyd-Webber, 72, from London has made some of his most famous musicals available for free on a YouTube channel
And in addition to full shows, clips of famous performances and behind-the-scenes footage are also regularly uploaded to the channel.
It comes after theaters across the country have closed in an attempt to slow the spread of the disease.
The first musical to air is the 2000 version of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, inspired by the West End production and starring Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Sir Richard Attenborough and Dame Joan Collins.
The multi-award winning show is told entirely through vocals and follows the story of Jacob’s favorite son Joesph and his eleven brothers.
In prison, Joesph discovers his unique ability to interpret dreams and becomes the right hand of Pharaoh.
Each show is available for free from 7pm on the day of release, and viewers can tune in for 48 hours. Picture: Donny Osmond in the 2000 version of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Rockmusical Jesus Christ Superstar, recorded in 2012, airs on Good Friday and stars Tim Minchin, Spice Girls singer Melanie C and Chris Moyles.
The 1970 rock opera follows the finals Even Days of Christ from the perspective of Judas Iscariot.
Fans looking to make a charity donation will find a large number of proposed organizations on the full YouTube channel videos, including Acting for Others, Broadway Cares, and Actors Benevolent Fund.
The first musical to air is the 2000 version of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, inspired by the West End production and starring Donny Osmond (pictured)