Andrew Lloyd Webber opened up about his eldest son Nick‘s health ahead of the opening night of his new Broadway show Bad Cinderella.
The 74-year-old composer released a statement revealing that his 43-year-old son was hospitalized and undergoing treatment for gastric cancer.
He opened up about how his son was doing and explained that he would need to miss the first shows of his new musical so that he could be with his family.
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“I am absolutely devastated to say that my eldest son Nick is critically ill,” Andrew shared. “As my friends and family know, he has been fighting gastric cancer for the last 18 months and Nick is now hospitalised.”
The composed explained that his son’s health caused him to miss the previews for the show. and would likely cause him to miss opening night.
“We are all praying that Nick will turn the corner. He is bravely fighting with his indomitable humour, but at the moment my place is with him and the family,” he concluded the statement.
Our thoughts are with Nick, Andrew and everyone else who knows and loves them.
Bad Cinderella opens on Broadway on March 23. You can get a first look at the project and hear star Linedy Genao in action here.