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Jesus Christ Superstar - US Tour

Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. Now, almost 10 years after the last major tour, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America.

Helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader and cutting-edge choreographer Drew McOnie, the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.

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'.

Schedule

Bass Performance Hall

(Fort Worth, TX)
4th and Calhoun Streets
Fort Worth, TX 76102
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by BWW News Desk - March 6, 2020
The reimagined 50th Anniversary tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR will come to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) from Tuesday, March 31 to Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020. In Providence, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is part of the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series.
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2020
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's groundbreaking rock opera, Playhouse Square and Work Light Productions have announced that the National Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar will be presented in live theatrical surround sound exclusively for Cleveland audiences. An additional 22 Northeast Ohio strings players will combine with the 11-piece ensemble of touring musicians to create an epic 33-piece orchestra fit for the birthplace of Rock & Roll.
by BWW News Desk - February 4, 2020
Following critically acclaimed, sold-out engagements in the UK, the reimagined 50th Anniversary tour of Jesus Christ Superstar will come to Rochester from February 18th to February 23rd at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre. Tickets for the 2017 Olivier awarding-winning production are on sale now via ticketmaster.com and the Box Office.
by Katie Laban - February 4, 2020
Jesus Christ Superstar, the musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base, is in Detroit for a short visit following sold engagements in the UK. The reimagined 50th anniversary tour has the beloved music by Andrew Lloyed Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice and is directed by Timothy Sheader with cutting-edge choreography by Drew McOnie. The story is 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.' BroadwayWorld Detroit had a moment to speak with native Michigander, Paul Louis Lessard, who plays King Herod in the show about why this is an important piece of theatre and so much more!
by DC Felton - January 15, 2020
When you hear of a musical turning 50 years old, many think of shows musicals from the golden age of Broadway. Now we are entering a new era were the blockbuster musicals, that have made Broadway what it is today, start celebrating their 50th anniversary. Des Moines Performing Arts is presenting the 50th-anniversary tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's and Tim Rice's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' as part of the Willis Broadway Series. If you don't know what the buzz is about with this production, you will once you see the show.
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2019
Following critically acclaimed, sold-out engagements in the UK, the reimagined 50th Anniversary tour of Jesus Christ Superstar will come to DPAC from June 2 to June 7, 2020, as part of SunTrust Broadway's 2019 / 2020 season.
by Beth Leitman - October 18, 2019
The 50th anniversary tour of Jesus Christ Superstar updates the much-loved Andrew Lloyd Webber musical and modernizes it in a way that makes it more accessible and enjoyable to today's audiences. The musical, which debuted on Broadway in 1971, has reached a world-wide audience since then, with performances in Australia, Europe, and the West End. There have been several filmed versions of the production as well, including the 1973 movie starring Ted Neeley, as well as a more modern retelling of the rock opera in 2000 starring Glenn Carter. Finally, on Easter Sunday, NBC aired a live version of the production starring John Legend as Jesus. The longevity of the musical, as well as the various adaptations that have been made, show just how beloved the show has been for decades.
by Review Roundups - October 17, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago.
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 16, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago. Check out brand new video of the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago. Check out brand new photos of the cast in action!
by Kathy Strain - September 30, 2019
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has been one of the most beloved shows since it was first written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. With the release of the American album in 1970, it has become known as the a?oeBrown Albuma?? based on the original cover. It became an instant hit in households all over the United States. As the cast prepares for opening night in Austin at the Bass Concert Hall, BWW caught up with Jenna Rubaii who plays Mary.