Charlotte Talks: Award-Winning Broadway Lyricist Tim Rice
Monday, December 25, 2017
Host Mike Collins meets lyricist Tim Rice - the man behind the memorable words to songs from The Lion King, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Beauty and the Beast, Evita, Aladdin and more. Plus, a Charlotte Talks holiday tradition... enjoy 'A Cup of Christmas Tea.'
You may know Tim Rice as Andrew Lloyd Webber's song writing partner for Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, or Evita.
Or you may know the lyrics he wrote to Elton John’s music for The Lion King, or with Alan Menken for Beauty and the Beast, or Aladdin.
Tim Rice has been a major force in musical theatre for decades and has won 3 Golden Globes, 3 Oscars, 2 Tonys and a Grammy for his efforts.
Rice was in Charlotte in November and sat down with host Mike Collins to talk about his career and his lyrics, and to hear live performances of some of his most successful tunes.
That conversation, plus a Charlotte Talks tradition... 'A Cup of Christmas Tea' on the next Charlotte Talks.
Originally aired Wednesday, November 22, 2017.
Tim Rice, multiple award-winning Broadway lyricist.