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Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan

The company features both Broadway and Japanese performers.

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Orb in Japan's production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert. The production began performances on July 12th, with the official opening set for July 15th. The production will run through July 27th.

The cast includes Michael K. Lee as Jesus Christ, Ramin Karimloo as Judas Iscariot, Celinde Schoenmaker as Mary Magdalene, Masaaki Fujioka as King Herod, Hironobu Miyahara(LE VELVETS) as Caiaphas, Telly Leung as Peter, Robert Marien as Pontius Pilate, Hayato Kakizawa as Simon Zealotes, and Aaron Walpole as Annas.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes 'I Don't Know How to Love Him', 'Gethsemane' and 'Superstar'.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is a proven musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. As demonstrated by NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, this epic work attracted over 9.6 million viewers, earned the highest ratings in its time period, and received the highest critical ranking of any live musical event on network TV.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has lyrics by Time Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and direction by Mark Stuart. The music director is Shigeru Yawata, and the set designer is Mirei Iwamoto.

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Photos: Takahiro Watanabe

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
The cast of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
The cast of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
Ramin Karimloo as Judas Iscariot

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
Michael K. Lee as Jesus

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
Michael K. Lee as Jesus

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
The cast of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
Hayato Kakizawa as Simon Zealotes

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
Celinde Schoenmaker as Mary Magdalene

Exclusive Photos: Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung & More In JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan
Celinde Schoenmaker as Mary Magdalene



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