Andrew Lloyd Webber has said he is “devastated” as he announced his eldest son Nicholas is “critically ill” with gastric cancer.
The Oscar-winning composer will miss the opening of Bad Cinderella in New York at the Imperial Theatre due to his son being hospitalised.
Nicholas, 43, is also a composer and has scored music for an adaption of The Little Prince. In a statement shared with the PA news agency, Lord Lloyd-Webber said: “I am absolutely devastated to say that my eldest son Nick is critically ill.
As my friends and family know, he has been fighting gastric cancer for the last 18 months and Nick is now hospitalised. READ MORE: 'I will never be the same person again' - Georgina Rodriguez reveals she had three miscarriages before devastating baby loss “I therefore have not been able to attend the recent previews of Bad Cinderella and as things stand, I will not be able to cheer on its wonderful cast, crew and orchestra on opening night this Thursday.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk