Internationally renowned lyricist Sir Tim Rice will be visiting Cambridge Arts Theatre this month to reflect on his dazzling musical career.

My Life in Musicals - I Know Him So Well will take place at 7.30pm on Sunday, April 28.

The live musical theatre event will see Tim share anecdotes behind his award-winning songs, his hits and misses and stories from his life.

There will also be live performances from songs associated with Tim's career and that of his collaborators.

Musical accompaniment will be from an array of the UK's leading West End singers and musicians, led by musical director Duncan Waugh.

Tickets cost £42, and are available by calling the box office on 01223 503333 or emailing

All ticket prices include a £3 booking fee.

Tim is associated with writing lyrics for musicals such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Chess and the Disney productions The Lion KingAladdin and Beauty and the Beast.

He has often worked alongside Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, and has also collaborated with Sir Elton John and Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA.


In 1994, Tim was knighted for services to music and is one of 19 artists to receive an EGOT (an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony in the US). 

His work has not been limited to the stage - Evita was adapted for the big screen and Tim wrote the lyrics of 'All Time High', the theme song for James Bond film Octopussy with music by John Barry.

The Cambridge show will be packed full of songs including 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina', 'Must Love Me' and 'Another Suitcase in Another Hall' (Evita), 'Any Dream Will Do' (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat), 'A Whole New World' (Aladdin), 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight', 'Hakuna Matata' and 'Circle of Life' (The Lion King), 'I Don't Know How To Love Him' (Jesus Christ Superstar), 'Chess', 'A Night in Bangkok' and 'I Know Him So Well' (Chess) and 'All Time High' (Octopussy).