Lloyd Webber Has Scandalous New Show

Put on your armor, because Andrew Lloyd Webber has a new musical. “Stephen Ward,” a new tuner about the 1963 London political scandal known as the Profumo Affair, will open in December in a production directed by Richard Eyre. The scandal involve a good-time girl known as Christine Keeler (pictured), among others. Scribe Christopher Hampton (“Les Liaisons Dangereuses”) and lyricist Don Black, both collaborators on Lloyd Webber’s musical version of “Sunset Boulevard,” also are on board the new show, as is choreographer Stephen Mear.

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