Preview by Jack Foley
SIR Andrew Lloyd Webber is to personally give the world premiere
performance of a new song next week in London.
Sir Andrew will accompany award-winning star, Janie Dee, on the
piano on the opening night of her new cabaret show at the Shaw
Theatre on Wednesday, May 4, 2005.
The song, All The Love I Have, was originally written
for his West End football musical, The Beautiful Game,
but Ben Elton has written new lyrics and Sir Andrew has re-orchestrated
"It's just so beautiful, I literally swooned when he played
it for me this week," said Janie. "To have Andrew play
for me on my opening night is going to make it an unforgettable
Multi award-winning Janie, who appeared
in Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS, is acknowledged as one
of Britain's most talented and versatile West End actresses and
She last appeared in cabaret in a sold out season at Pizza on
the Park in 2004 and to great acclaim as part of the 2002 'Divas
at the Donmar' season.
In 1993, Janie was awarded the Best Actress Olivier Award for
Carousel at the Royal National Theatre.
In 2000, Janie appeared in the lead role in Comic Potential
and went on to play the role on Broadway and was rewarded with
a total of six prestigious drama awards in London and New York.
Her other West End successes include the Gershwin musical, My
One and Only and Glory Of Gershwin.
Her Shaw season is her first stage appearance following the birth
of her second child.
Janie Dee: From Wednesday, May 4 - Sunday, May 8. Wednesday
- Sunday at 8pm / Saturday matinee at 3pm.
Shaw Theatre 100-110 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AJ.
Box office: 0870 033 2600