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Sarah Brightman

Sarah Brightman is an English classical crossover soprano, actress, songwriter, dancer and cosmonaut-in-training. She has sung in many languages, including English, Spanish, French, Latin, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Occitan.
Brightman began her career as a member of the dance troupe Hot Gossip and released several disco singles as a solo performer. In 1981, she made her West End musical theatre debut in Cats and met composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, whom she married. She went on to star in several Broadway musicals, including The Phantom of the Opera, where she originated the role of Christine Daaé. The Original London Cast Album of the musical was released in CD format in 1987 and sold 40 million copies worldwide, making it the biggest-selling cast album of all time.
After retiring from the stage and divorcing Lloyd Webber, Brightman resumed her music career with former Enigma producer Frank Peterson, this time as a classical crossover artist. She is often credited as the creator of this genre and remains among the most prominent performers, with worldwide sales of more than 30 million records and 2 million DVDs, establishing herself as the world's best-selling soprano of all time. Her 1996 duet with the Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, "Time To Say Goodbye", topped charts all over Europe and became the highest and fastest selling single of all time in Germany, where it stayed at the top of the charts for fourteen consecutive weeks and sold over 3 million copies. It subsequently became an international success selling 12 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling singles of all time. She has now collected over 180 gold and platinum sales awards in 38 different countries. In 2010 she was named by Billboard the 5th most influential and best-selling classical artist of the 2000s decade in the U.S and according to Nielsen SoundScan, she has sold 6.5 million albums in the country.

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Sarah Brightman is preparing for

  • Lysistrata - Ismenia

    20:00, Tue 1st December 2020 - Sun 6th December 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Lysistrata is one of the few surviving plays written by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, it is a comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end The Peloponnes…

  • Company - Robert

    20:00, Tue 29th December 2020 - Sun 3rd January 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Company is a musical comedy based on a book by George Furth with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The original production was nominated for a record-setting fourteen Tony Awards and won six.
    Origin…

  • The Visit - Moby

    15:30, Mon 18th January 2021 - Thu 21st January 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre

    The Visit is a 1956 tragicomic play by Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

  • Footloose - Vi Moore

    19:45, Wed 20th January 2021 - Sat 23rd January 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:00, Wed 27th January 2021 - Sat 30th January 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    19:45, Wed 3rd February 2021 - Sat 6th February 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Footloose is a 1998 musical based on the 1984 film of the same name. The music is by Tom Snow, the lyrics by Dean Pitchford, and the book by Pitchford and Walter Bobbie.

  • Funny Girl - Nicky Arnstein

    19:15, Wed 3rd March 2021 at Barbican Centre
    19:45, Sat 6th March 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    19:15, Mon 8th March 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    22:15, Wed 10th March 2021 at Random Venue 16
    20:00, Fri 12th March 2021 at Random Venue 24
    19:45, Sun 14th March 2021 at Random Venue 100
    20:00, Tue 16th March 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    19:15, Fri 19th March 2021 at Almeida Theatre

    Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne…

  • Grease - Vince Fontaine

    20:30, Tue 11th May 2021 - Fri 14th May 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    20:00, Tue 18th May 2021 - Fri 21st May 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Tue 25th May 2021 - Fri 28th May 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. The musical is named for the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers. The musical, set in 1959 at fictional Rydell…

  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona - Producer

    21:00, Fri 20th August 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    21:45, Sun 22nd August 2021 at Random Venue 97
    22:00, Mon 23rd August 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1590 or 1591. It is considered by some to be Shakespeare's first play, and is often seen as showing his…

  • Funny Girl - Publicity Designer

    16:15, Mon 13th September 2021 - Fri 17th September 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne…

  • Henry IV, Part 1 - Master Carpenter

    13:00, Mon 29th November 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second play in Shakespeare's tetralogy dealing with the successive reigns of Richar…

  • Hair - Crissy

    20:00, Tue 8th February 2022 - Sat 12th February 2022 at Royal Court Theatre

    Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. A product of the hippie counter-culture and sexual revolu…

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