Wednesday, 29 February 2012

U2's Bono To Join Andrew Lloyd Webber Talent Show?

U2's Bono To Join Andrew Lloyd Webber Talent Show? U2 frontman Bono could be set to join Andrew Lloyd Webber's new talent show as a judge. The musical composer is reportedly looking to hire Bono to join the search for the star of Jesus Christ Superstar. A source told The Sun: It's definitely a long shot, there's no doubt about that,” said a source who was definitely not someone working the nightshift on the paper’s newsdesk, “But Andrew is keen to get Bono on board and if anyone could pull off something like this, then it is him.” Meanwhile, The U2-scored musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, has broken Broadway to become the highest single-week gross of any show in Broadway history. The musical as grossed almost $3m over nine performances last week, which has broken the previous record held by Wicked, which grossed $2.2 million (1.4 million) over eight shows in 2011. 

Source: GigWise

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