Jesus Christ Superstar
Matinees: Thu 2pm, Sat 2.30pm
Running time: 1hr 50mins (including interval)
Audio Described & Captioned perf with pre-show touch tour: Sat 30 Sep, 2.30pm
Recommended: 10+ This sung-through musical (which contains loud music) centres on the final days of the life of Jesus. It contains some violence and an onstage depiction of the crucifixion
Starring Julian Clary as Herod.
AN ALBUM THAT INSPIRED A REVOLUTION. A REVELATION THAT CHANGED THE WORLD. A REINVENTION FOR THIS MILLENNIUM.
Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) directs this mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar which comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal for one week only!
Starring Julian Clary as Herod, Ian McIntosh (We Will Rock You, Follies, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) as Jesus, Shem Omari James (Dreamgirls UK Tour) as Judas and Hannah Richardson (Sting’s The Last Ship) as Mary. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this reimagined production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival.
Choreographed by Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), and with music and lyrics by multi-award winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is set during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’ and ‘Gethsemane’.
Don’t miss your chance to see this “gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical.”–The Guardian.
*The appearance of any member of cast is subject to change and may be affected by contracts, holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers’ control.
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