Theater: Andrew Lloyd Webber: Whistle A Happy Tune

His new musical has had its share of troubles, but there's life in Andrew Lloyd Webber yet

Andrew Lloyd Webber was chatting over lunch a couple of weeks ago in an Italian restaurant near his home on London's tony Eaton Square. The place "used to be hot in the '60s," noted Lloyd Webber (who writes a food column for the Daily Telegraph); "the food isn't very good." He picked the restaurant, though, because it's just a block away from the first of two theater openings he had to attend that day: a school production of Oliver!, featuring his two young sons, Alistair and Billy, in the chorus.

Only later would Lloyd Webber scoot across town to the opening...

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