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Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!

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The 40th Anniversary production and first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL began performances last night and we've got a first look at the show's cast in performance! 

The show is directed by Daniel Goldstein and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific), Opening Night is Monday, November 7  at 7 pm. GODSPELL stars a diverse company of 10 young actors, lead by Hunter Parrish as Jesus and Wallace Smith as Judas, and co-starring Uzo AdubaNick BlaemireCelisse HendersonMorgan JamesTelly LeungLindsay Mendez, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle and George Salazar.

GODSPELL features scenic design by David Korins (Passing Strange, Bridge and Tunnel), costume design by Miranda Hoffman (Well), lighting design by David Weiner and orchestrations by Michael Holland (Hurricane). 

Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelakwith music and new lyrics by Academy and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), GODSPELL's Tony-nominated score features instantly recognizable hits including "Day by Day," "Turn Back, O Man," "Learn Your Lessons Well, "Prepare Ye the Way," "Light of the World" and many more.

GODSPELL originally ran for more than 2,600 performances in New York and spawned successful touring productions in major U.S. cities, a 1973 motion picture adaptation and countless international engagements for the past 40 years. The new Broadway revival of GODSPELL is produced by Ken Davenport and The People of Godspell. 

More information on the production can be found at Godspell.com .

Photos - Jeremy Daniel. Note: Due to an ankle injury, understudy Julia Mattison appears in photos in the role normally played by Morgan James who is expected back shortly. 

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Telly Leung, Wallace Smith and Lindsay Mendez

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle and Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
The Company of GODSPELL on Broadway!

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Nick Blaemire (center with guitar) and Company Perform 'We Beseech Thee'

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Uzo Aduba Performs 'By My Side'

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Telly Leung

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Telly Leung (center) and Company Perform 'All Good Gifts'

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Hunter Parrish as Jesus

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Hunter Parrish as Jesus

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Lindsay Mendez (center) and Company

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Celisse Henderson

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
A scene from GODSPELL

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Uzo Aduba (left) and Company with an Audience Member (right)

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Telly Leung and Anna Maria Perez de Tagle

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Uzo Aduba with Hunter Parrish and Company

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Wallace Smith and Hunter Parrish

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!
Anna Maria Perez de Tagle (top) and Company

Photo Coverage: First Look at GODSPELL on Broadway!

 

 

 

 

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