Tim Rice

Lyricist Tim Rice
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Profession: Lyricist

Nationality:
United Kingdom
British

Biography: His collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber led to "Joseph & the Technicolor Dreamcoat", "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Evita".

He achieved 'EGOT' status 2018 with his Emmy for the live television production of "Jesus Christ Superstar", having already won 5 Grammy Awards (Evita; Alladin; Aida), 3 Oscars (Alladin; The Lion King; Evita), and 3 Tony Awards (Evita; Aida).

He's also a big cricket buff.

Born: November 10, 1944
Birthplace: Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England
Age: 77 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1974-08-19 British EGOT (Emmy; Grammy; Oscar; and Tony Awards winner) lyricist Tim Rice (29) weds Jane McIntosh

Historical Events

  • 1968-03-01 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" first performed as a 15-minute pop cantata at Colet Court School in London
  • 1969-10-10 "Jesus Christ Superstar" soundtrack album by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice is recorded
  • 1971-10-12 Rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice opens at Mark Hellinger on Broadway, NYC for 711 performances
  • 1977-11-23 Revival of Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice's musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" opens at Longacre Theater, NYC; runs for 96 performances
  • 1978-06-21 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Evita", starring Elaine Page, premieres at the Prince Edward Theatre, London
  • 1988-04-28 Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Tim Rice's musical "Chess" opens at Imperial Theater, NYC; runs for 68 performances
  • 1988-06-25 Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Tim Rice's musical "Chess" closes at Imperial Theater, NYC, after 68 performances
  • 1993-11-10 Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice's biblical rock opera "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" opens at Minskoff Theater, NYC; run for 223 performances
  • 1994-05-29 Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Minskoff Theater, NYC, after 223 performances
  • 2018-09-10 John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice win Emmys for "Jesus Christ Superstar - Live In Concert", making them all EGOT winners, Legend is the first black male winner

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