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Jesus Christ Superstar

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May 26 - 31, 2020

Wit, lyricism and satirical bite abound in this dramatic revival of the classic rock opera.

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Why See Jesus Christ Superstar?

Broadway ShowsMusicals

5o years of superstar

Fresh off a hit run in London, this Olivier Award-winning new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's groundbreaking musical heads out on tour. Lacing together biblical drama with a propulsive rock and funk score, director Timothy Sheader reinvents the story for the modern age, paring back the more overblown aspects of the original for a truly rocking show.

Originally starting life in 1970 as a concept album, the show was ALW's first to debut on Broadway ahead of London in 1971. Featuring the well-known hits "Superstar" and "I Don't Know How to Love Him," Superstar is a tremendously powerful musical that retains a large fan base the world over.

What is Jesus Christ Superstar About?

A bombastic rock opera based on the Gospels, Jesus Christ Superstar portrays the last week of Jesus' life, heavily focusing on his relationship with Judas Iscariot. Imbued with modern sensibilities and contemporary political and social themes, this show is about a very human Jesus Christ, one who must reckon with his impending death.

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Dates

Opening night: 26 May 2020

Audience

12+

Run time

Two hours and 10 minutes

Cast and Creative

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Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed by Timothy Sheader

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Sun, May 31

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