Aspects of . . . Love?: "Phantom of the Opera" composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and estranged wife Sarah Brightman are getting back together again . . . but only professionally. Brightman is joining the Broadway cast of Lloyd Webber's "Aspects of Love" in early December, playing the leading role of Rose. "Sarah Brightman and I have always stated that we hope to continue our professional relationship," Lloyd Webber said in a statement. He said he and the musical's director, Trevor Nunn, believed Brightman had "the maturity and the experience" to handle the role. The composer announced in July that he was ending his six-year marriage to Brightman, and that he had become close friends with businesswoman Madeleine Gurdon. The announcement was soon followed by the postponement of filming "Phantom of the Opera," in which Brightman was to star.
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