With an Emmy Award make a choice for Jesus Christ Celeb, three song legends possess reached EGOT map, becoming a member of an engrossing membership after beforehand a success Grammys, Oscars, and Tonys.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice

Musical theatre titans Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, as effectively as John Tale, achieved the milestone September 9 as NBC’s Jesus Christ Celeb Dwell in Dwell efficiency took dwelling a Inventive Arts Emmy for Excellent Vary Particular (Dwell). The make a choice additionally went to fellow govt producers Marc Platt (the first lead producer to decide multiple Emmys for a live musical broadcast), the gradual Craig Zadan (who passed away final month at sixty nine), Neil Meron, Mike Jackson, Ty Stiklorius, and Alex Rudzinski, and effectively as co-govt producer Javier Winnik.

Earlier within the evening, the vary special won awards for Excellent Technical Route, Sound Mixing, Manufacturing Have, and Lighting Have/Lighting Route.


Lloyd Webber and Rice shared a Tony Award make a choice in 1980 for the score to Evita; in 1997, they won an Oscar for the song “You Have to Love Me,” written for the movie adaptation of the the same musical. Lloyd Webber additionally won Tonys for Cats, The Phantom of the Opera (as a producer), and Sunset Boulevard. Rice’s extra accolades contain a Tony for Aida and Oscars for The Lion King‘s “Can You In actuality feel the Love Tonight” and Aladdin‘s “A Complete Original World” (which additionally won him a Grammy). The 2 additionally shared a Grammy make a choice for the Evita solid album.

“I’m honored that the Television Academy identified this tremendous production of Celeb,” Lloyd Webber acknowledged in an announcement. “Whereas I possess an fine time this award with my colleagues—especially my dear buddy Tim Rice—we would no longer be here with out the steerage of Craig Zadan, whose contemporary passing we proceed to mourn.”

Singer-songwriter Tale has a total of ten Grammy Awards, as effectively as an Oscar for the song “Glory” from Selma. In 2017 he won a Tony Award as a producer on the Long island Theatre Club revival of Jitney (he became as soon as nominated all all over again this year as a contributor to the SpongeBob SquarePants score).

The April 1 staged concert presentation of the biblical rock opera became as soon as filmed live from Marcy Avenue Armory in Brooklyn April 1. Tale starred within the title position alongside Tony nominees Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene and Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas, with all three earning Emmy nods for their performances.

The seventieth annual primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will air continue to exist NBC September 17.

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