Dame Julie Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (born Julia Elizabeth Wells on 1 October 1935) is an award-winning British actress, singer, author and cultural icon. She is the recipient of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA, People's Choice Award, Theatre World Award, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award honours. Andrews gained fame at a young age in 1950s Britain by acting and singing on light entertainment radio programmes such as "Educating Archie".
Quadrophenia was a double album released by The Who on October 19, 1973 (see 1973 in music), one of the group's two full-scale rock operas (except in a conventional use of the word "opera" as Quadrophenia is mostly a monoglot work rather than a varied drama). The name is a modification of the unscientific notion of schizophrenia as a multiple personality disorder to reflect the four destinct personalities of Jimmy, the opera's protagonist.
Richard O'Brien (born Richard Timothy Smith on March 25, 1942 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK) is a writer and performer. He is best known for writing the musical The Rocky Horror Show and its 1975 film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which he played the character of Riff-Raff. The stage show has been in almost continuous production since, and the cinematic version is one of the best known and most ardently followed cult films of all time.
Patti LuPone (born April 21, 1949 in Northport, Long Island, New York) is an American singer and actress. She is most famous stage for her Tony Award-winning roles in Evita (1979) and Gypsy (2008). LuPone has also appeared in the 1987 revival of Anything Goes and 2005 revival of Sweeney Todd. She has achieved iconic status for her involvement in productions of Les Miserables, Sunset Blvd., Noises Off, Company, Candide, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Oliver!, The Three Sisters, and Master Class.
Into The Woods may refer to
1. female-fronted rock/metal band
2. a Melbourne folk band
3. an international collaboration of snowsport instructor musicians It may also be an incorrect artist tag for a musical by Stephen Sondheim. 1. Formed in 2006 by Mike Watchorn and Alex 'Gooders' Goodwin from the ashes of previous projects. Over the course of the first year ITW gathered members for the remaining positions in the band and got down to writing, rehearsing and promotion ahead of its release.
Formed in Sheffield in 2007 after a casual encounter at Twisty's Tan Cabin. Flamingo Love Parade fuse seventies jazz with classical music, psychedelia and drum and bass. This four piece band consists of James Air aka. Mr Linguistic (Biceps and Shouting), neat boy (Boss guitar), Pepe Le Poof aka. Low-rida Riddims aka. The Beata Blocka (Drums), Gary 'Glitter' Poppins aka. Dredlock John (Alto Saxophone).
Colm Wilkinson originated the role of Jean Valjean, the main character in the very popular musical Les Miserables. He has also starred as Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar and performed in The Phantom of the Opera.