Jesus Christ Superstar Broadway

The legendary rock opera by lyricist Tim Rice (Evita, The Lion King) and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (Evita, The Phantom of the Opera), the premiere of Jesus Christ Superstar redefined the Broadway musical and 40 years later it remains a beloved classic. The instantly recognizable tunes and daringly contemporary lyrics made it one of the most popular albums of all-time, selling over seven million copies, as well as creating a truly global smash hit, with sold-out productions in more than 40 countries.

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Longacre Theatre

(New York, NY)
220 West 48th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Broadway star Kelli O'Hara will return to London to play her debut solo concert engagement at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 10 November. The Tony Award-winning and Emmy and Grammy-nominated actress returns to the capital following her star turn in the smash-hit run of The King and I at The London Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series returns for its 21st year, celebrating the expansive scope and intricacy of the popular music canon from January 22 - February 29, 2020. This year's concert series includes lauded singer-songwriters, groundbreaking composers, storytellers speaking truth to power, experimental vocalists, and multitalented performers whose artistic breadth reflects the far-reaching perspectives and experiences of the essential American Songbook.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
LA's newest monthly musical series, Feinstein's Presents mostlyNEWmusicals, returns Monday, November 4, 2019 with Brett Ryback's JOE SCHMOE SAVES THE WORLD, directed by Christian Barillas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Redhouse continues its stellar 2019 season with the Tony Award-Winning play, God of Carnage co-starring two Broadway veterans Jeremy Kushnier and Jennifer Cody who both will make their Redhouse MainStage debuts. The show, will be directed by Redhouse Artistic Director, Tony Nominated actor and Director Hunter Foster, who is coming off his directorial debut at Redhouse of the smash hit RENT. 'This show portrays a very realistic and sometimes uncomfortable view of parenting and manages to do it in a very fast-paced and comedic way'. The show opened at Redhouse November 7th with performances running through November 17th.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 8, 2019
Internationally acclaimed superstar Ben Vereen received the Gold Coast Arts Center's Lifetime Achievement Award at an opening night reception of the Gold Coast International Film Festival on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Krasnoff Theater at Tilles Center in Brookville, New York
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
On Saturday night, Dallas leaders, philanthropists and lovers of the arts came together to celebrate the magic of musical theatre at the 2019 DSM Gala ‚Äď An Evening with the Best of Broadway presented by PNC.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Following a highly successful run at the King's Theatre in Glasgow in February 2018, the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL will return to the city next year.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Playhouse Square is has announced the return of HAMILTON for a six-week engagement as a Huntington Featured Performance, from September 22 through November 1, 2020. A limited number of season ticket packages including HAMILTON will be available to purchase on Monday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 216-640-8800 or visiting playhousesquare.org.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Jose talks to musical theatre composer Jaime Lozano about his career, and how he went from disliking Jesus Christ Superstar when he was growing up in Monterrey, Mexico, to becoming one of the most prolific composers living in the United States. Lozano shares insights about his process and shares exclusive tracks from his upcoming album A Never-Ending Line.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse will stage a?oeWinter at the Playhouse: A Holiday Benefit Concerta?? on Saturday, December 14, at 7 p.m., hosted by Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason (a?oeInto the Woods,a?? a?oeDirty Rotten Scoundrels,a?? a?oeJoe Egga??).  Gleason will perform with her vocal group The Moontones.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Nova Scotia's 'Jukebox Hero', award-winning singer/actor Geordie Brown, will return to his hometown stage in his first solo concert in 2 years. Brown will take the stage Friday, March 27, 2020 in a special one-night-only concert at Nova Scotia's largest soft-seat performance venue, the Rebecca Cohn auditorium.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 4, 2019
Today's conversation is with Lang Leav- an international best-selling author and social media sensation. She is the winner of a Qantas Spirit of Youth Award and coveted Churchill Fellowship. Her books continue to top bestseller charts in bookstores worldwide. 
by Ben Rimalower - Nov 4, 2019
In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to playwright, composer, and lyricist Michael R. Jackson about Tori Amos's 1994 album 'Under the Pink.' They also discuss Liz Phair, Joni Mitchell, Mariah Carey, alt rock, Fiona Apple, 'Show Boat,' William Finn, 'In Trousers,' 'Raisin,' Sondheim, 'Company,' 'Rent,' and 'Passing Strange.' Michael talks about how he discovered his favorite songwriters and how they influenced his own writing process. Michael's acclaimed new musical 'A Strange Loop' recently played to sold-out audiences, and the cast recording is now available from Broadway Records.
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Project Angel Food Trustee and Founder of the D.I.V.A. Foundation, presents the 29th Annual DIVAS: Simply Singing, the longest-running musical AIDS benefit in the United States, honoring Grammy, Golden Globe, Emmy-winning and 10-time Oscar nominee, legendary songwriter Diane Warren with the Legacy Award.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2019
You oughtta know that Jagged Little Pill is officially in preview son Broadway!  The new musical is inspired by the themes and raw emotions laid bare in Alanis Morissette's seminal album of the same name. The Healys appear to be a picture-perfect suburban family - but looks can be deceiving. When the cracks beneath the surface begin to show, they must choose between maintaining the status quo or facing harsh truths about themselves, their community, and the world around them.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Ticket go on sale Friday, November 22 for four additional shows in the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati season presented by TriHealth. Ticket prices for all four shows start at $31 and will be available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS starting at 9:00AM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, in partnership with Artists Lounge Live, presents a limited engagement of An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin. An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas will be presented Monday, December 16 and Tuesday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Music Theater Works presents: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2019
Today's top stories: A Bright Room Called Day opens at The Public, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, the arts center of the Archdiocese of New York, launched the holiday season with a one-night-only festive concert event, 'Vanessa Williams & Friends: Thankful for Christmas,' last night Monday, November 18 at 7:30PM in the Loreto Theater, 18 Bleecker Street (between Elizabeth and Mott Streets).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Tickets are Now on Sale for EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL and are available for purchase online at Dukeon42.org; by phone at 646-223-3010; or in person at The Duke on 42nd Street at 229 West 42nd Street (Tuesdays-Fridays 4-7 and Saturdays 12-6). The production will have a limited Off-Broadway run Thursday, January 9, 2020 through Sunday, March 8, 2020 at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). Emojiland The Musical garnered 12 nominations and 5 wins at the 2018 NYMF Awards and was a 2018 Richard Rodgers Award Finalist.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Kicking-off the holiday season, Jill Center & Co. return for a very special presentation of CELEBRATE THE MOMENT on Monday, November 25, 7:00 p.m. at The Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 West 42nd Street.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
No 18th-century U.S. statesman had more sway on stage, more measure on music, or better brought the decade's zeitgeist to its zenith than Treasury treasure Alexander Hamilton, the immigrant hero about whom Lin-Manuel Miranda spun a Pulitzer-winning, genre-defying, generation-defining Broadway musical that demanded, among other things, a renewed spotlight be shone on the theater as a cornerstone of American culture.
by Ben Rimalower - Nov 18, 2019
In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to legendary writer and New York nightlife fixture Michael Musto about the 1968 album 'Diana Ross and The Supremes Sing and Perform Funny Girl.' They also discuss 'The Wiz,' Motown, Barbra Streisand, 'Mahogany,' Liza Minnelli, Madonna, 'Evita,' Nancy Walker, Mary Wilson, 'Follies,' and Marilyn Maye. Michael talks about the first time he saw the movie 'Funny Girl,' as well as his attempt to see Diana Ross live in Central Park. Michael can be seen performing live at venues around New York City, and his weekly column can be found on NewNowNext.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of the brilliant original production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA opening at Curve, Leicester on 22 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Raymond Gubbay Limited is celebrating over 25 years of presenting brilliant season entertainment in 2019, with an incredible line up of Christmas Festivals in London, Manchester, Glasgow, and Birmingham including some iconic favourites a?" which have become UK festive institutions a?" and some exciting new concerts for 2019. Highlights of the new concerts for 2019 are:
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 15, 2019
The 50th anniversary national tour of the iconic rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has landed at Broadway San Diego, where you can catch this passion play through Sunday, November 17th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
On November 13, New York City Center kicked off its Gala Presentation of Evita, running through November 24. Directed by Sammi Cannold, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock-opera musical follows the controversial ascent of Argentina's renowned first lady.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
The Fox Cities P.A.C. has announced that tickets for Blue Man Group Speechless Tour will go on sale Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. Tickets for BLUE MAN GROUP start at $39 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at the Fox Cities P.A.C. ticket office in person, or through Ticketmaster online or by phone at (800) 982-2787. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets and save by calling (920) 730-3786. Additional fees may apply. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Tickets for four performances in the Peace Center's 2019-2020 Broadway series a?" Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, CATS and Jesus Christ Superstar a?" go on sale to the public next Friday, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces that Michael Greif, who holds the distinction of being the only director to helm the original Broadway productions of two Pulitzer Prize-winning musicals (RENT and Next to Normal), will return to Next to Normal to direct for the Broadway Center Stage production.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 14, 2019
Actor Killian Donnelly, will don the mask of the title character in a new UK tour of The Phantom of the Opera!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Additional casting has been announced for Emojiland, including George Abud (The Band's Visit) as Nerd Face, Emojiland Co-Writer Laura Schein as Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes (aka a?oeSmizea??), Emmy Winner & Grammy Nominee Felicia Boswell (NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE, Shuffle Along, Motown) & Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, YouTube's a?oeBreaking Down the Riffsa??) as the loving couple, Police Officer and Construction Worker, and Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella) as Pile of Poo. They are joined by previously announced stars Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea) who will play Princess and Josh Lamon (The Prom, Groundhog Day) who will play Prince. Additional casting will be announced soon. The production will have a limited Off-Broadway run Thursday, January 9, 2020 through Sunday, March 8, 2020 at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). Emojiland The Musical garnered 12 nominations and 5 wins at the 2018 NYMF Awards and was a 2018 Richard Rodgers Award Finalist.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street in NYC), the arts center of the Archdiocese of New York, celebrates Christmas with a line-up of events for the whole family enjoy. Seasonal programming features live music, theater and special events with Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award nominee Vanessa Williams; His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan; Broadway veterans Ken Jennings, Norm Lewis and Michael Urie; former New York Yankees legend and Latin Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist Bernie Williams; Grammy Award winner George Winston;Celtic musicians L√ļnasa with singer Ashley Davis; acclaimed jazz vocal group New York Voices; and award-winning Venetian singer and songwriter Giada Valenti.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Take Me Out has found its full Broadway cast! Second Stage Theater has announced full casting for the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out. Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Will Harrison, Carl Lundstedt, Ken Marks, Michael Oberholtzer, and Joél Pérez will join previously announced stars Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams. Directed by Scott Ellis, Take Me Out will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) will present Victory Train, as a new musical with book, music and lyrics by David Buskin and Jake Holmes, for three (3) performances only: Tomorrow, Thursday, November 14 at 4pm and Friday, November 15 at 12pm and 4pm_ at A.R.T. /New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street) as part of its 'Dare to Be Different' series.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO is announced casting for the 28th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 6-22 at the Byham Theater. This year's production will feature lavish costumes, thrilling effects and a talented ensemble of both new and returning performers. Broadway star Mark Jacoby returns to Pittsburgh CLO to lead the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or at the Theater Square Box Office.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, and The Saunders Collective present The Saunders Family in 'Family Dinner: Holiday Edition.' Are you tired of classic holiday fare? Ready for a new generation of holiday treats, including a few unexpected tricks? You're invited to Family Dinner with the Saunders, an evening of merriment, mischief and mayhem, where all are welcome, but nobody quite fits. What is a holiday, anyway?
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 13, 2019
An interview with James Delisco Beeks from JESUS CHRST SUPERSTAR playing at Broadway San Diego through November 17th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Centenary Stage Company's 2019/2020 professional theatre series continues with its Annual Family Holiday Spectacular, Disney's Beauty and the Beast. The production runs from November 29 to December 15 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Avenue in Hackettstown, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Casting has been announced for The Wallis and For The Record's production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the multimedia concert celebration of one of the most beloved holiday films of all time and the biggest, record-breaking hit in The Wallis' history, which is back by popular demand, now as a not-to-be-missed Los Angeles tradition with performances beginning the day before Thanksgiving (November 27) and running through the weekend following Christmas (December 29).
by Kelsey Lawler - Nov 12, 2019
It's a hoot! The answer to your prayers! Five nuns on stage, four in the freezer!
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
On Tuesday, People Magazine named John Legend as this year's Sexiest Man Alive.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Back by popular demand, join The Court Jesters this Christmas as they ambitiously recreate Charles Dickens' classic Yuletide tale with just two performers, one pianist and, of course, a little help from you in the audience in A Christmas Carol.
by Ben Rimalower - Nov 11, 2019
In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to playwright, composer, and lyricist Michael R. Jackson about Tori Amos's 1994 album 'Under the Pink.' They also discuss Liz Phair, Joni Mitchell, Mariah Carey, alt rock, Fiona Apple, 'Show Boat,' William Finn, 'In Trousers,' 'Raisin,' Sondheim, 'Company,' 'Rent,' and 'Passing Strange.' Michael talks about how he discovered his favorite songwriters and how they influenced his own writing process. Michael's acclaimed new musical 'A Strange Loop' recently played to sold-out audiences, and the cast recording is now available from Broadway Records.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2019
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts celebrates the prolific album by The Who with Tommy: A 50th Anniversary Celebration featuring the band Wondrous Stories and Broadway singers performing the album in its entirety on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Ticket prices range between $29.00-$59.00, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals has announced this year's cast of A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Perfect for the holidays, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, the family-friendly take on the Dickens classic, will return to The Terris Theatre December 4 - 28, 2019. This production is supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Masonicare at Chester Village and GKN Aerospace Services Structures Corporation.
by Jenny Ell - Nov 1, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar remains one of the most epic scores in musical theatre. Since 1970, the production has enjoyed success across the globe, most recently with Regent's Park's hit revival - which transferred to the Barbican earlier this year.