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Barbican Centre [Barbican Theatre] (London, )
Barbican Centre Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS


Running Time: One hour and 55 minutes, with one intermission

Mondays: 7:45pm
Tuesdays: 7:45pm
Wednesdays: 7:45pm
Thursdays: 2:15pm and 7:45pm
Fridays: 7:45pm
Saturdays: 2:15pm and 7:45pm

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The multi award-winning production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar is back. Playing just 60 performances at the Barbican following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, this "gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical" (Guardian) is "an almighty revelation" (Daily Telegraph).

BWW REVIEW: Packemin Productions Presents A Slick Interpretation of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Jade Kops - Feb 9, 2019

Neil Gooding (Producer/Director) delivers another well crafted Pro/Am production with Packemin Production's staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Music) and Tim Rice's (Lyrics) Jesus Christ Superstar.  (more...)

GRAMMYS 2019: Meet This Year's Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 8, 2019

The Grammy Awards, airing this Sunday, February 10th, at 8pm, have recognized five exceptional musical theatre cast albums as worthy of inclusion in their annual celebration of the year's best music. They range from original Broadway cast recordings to revival cast recordings to live concert recordings--and they all feature impressive vocal work from some of the theatre world's biggest and brightest stars. Let's meet the nominees. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Hosts The Pushcart Players
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Pushcart Players in "Stone Soup and other Stories" on Wednesday, February 27th at 10:00am. Pushcart is the Emmy-nominated educational theater for families, now in its 45th year of bringing something special to every young audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Head Down the Rabbit Hole with ALICE BY HEART
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Previews are underway for the New York premiere of the musical Alice By Heart with book by Steven Sater with Jessie Nelson, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater and directed by Jessie Nelson. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

THE PROM's Isabelle McCalla Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow!
by Linnae Medeiros - Feb 8, 2019

It's time to dance because Isabelle McCalla, who plays Alyssa Greene in The Prom, is taking over the BroadwayWorld Instagram Story tomorrow, February 8th! Be sure to tune in to see all of the zazz that goes into a two-show day at Broadway's Longacre Theatre! (more...)

VIDEO: He's Going to THE PROM! Watch Brooks Ashmanskas Perform 'Barry Is Going to Prom'
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2019

Watch Brooks Ashmanskas perform a number from The Prom! (more...)

Announcing FROM BROADWAY, WITH LOVE At Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the newest addition to its Broadway Series, From Broadway, With Love, on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices range between $25 - $55, plus applicable fees, and are available online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY. (more...)

Tony Award Recipient And Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Directs City Springs Theatre's SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, presents Broadway'sWilliam Michals and Kristine Reese in Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'South Pacific,'the glorious classic that poetically parallels two love stories threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. The original 1949 Broadway production, based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, 'Tales of the South Pacific,' by James A. Michener, garnered 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The acclaimed 2008 Lincoln Center Theater production received seven Tony Awards, the most of any musical revival. Directed by Tony Award recipient and Broadway legend Baayork Lee, 'South Pacific'plays the Byers Theatre at TheSandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) March 8 - 17, 2019. Tickets are $30 - $62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.comor call 404-477-4365 for more information. (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA at Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts
by Alan Portner - Feb 6, 2019

Playing through this week, The American Theatre Guild presents Andy Ferrara's new touring production of 'Evita' from the revered pens of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. The year 2019 marks the fortieth American anniversary of this entirely new approach to musical theater. It is opera (albeit rock opera) that is accessible to a general audience. (more...)

Free Cast Recording Available for New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

HIT HER WITH THE SKATES is now available for streaming on all platforms including  iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, AmazonMusic, Pandora, YouTube Music and for FREE download on CD Baby.   (more...)

Donterrio Johnson To Direct BUYER & CELLAR For Pride Films And Plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Pride Films and Plays will mount Jonathan Tolin's one-man play BUYER & CELLAR in the Broadway Theater of the Pride Arts Center, according to the company's Executive Director David Zak. The production will be directed by Chicago-based Donterrio Johnson, whose many acting credits include his Jeff Award-winning Judas Iscariot in Jesus Christ Superstar for Theo Ubique and most recently, his role as the Leading Player in Mercury Theater's production of PIPPIN. Johnson has also performed as an actor with Pride Films and Plays, in productions including UNDER A RAINBOW FLAG. (more...)

Photo Flash: ROCK OF AGES Rocks 5th Avenue Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including 'We Built This City' (which appears in the production), 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now,' and 'Sara.' (more...)

BWW Previews: 2019 Theatre Season Preview in Austria
by Martin Ganeider - Feb 21, 2019

Many things to do in 2019, so much things to come. You better get ready, mark all the important dates in your calendar and make sure to book your tickets. (more...)

BWW Poll: Which BE MORE CHILL Song Are You Excited to See Get a Broadway Upgrade?
by BWW Polls - Feb 20, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the musical sensation Be More Chill started previews this past week and has already broken the house record at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre! With the show having previous incarnations at both the Two River Theater in New Jersey and Off-Broadway at the Pershing Square Signature Center, we wanted to know which of its Joe Iconis songs you are most excited to see get an upgrade on the Great White Way! (more...)

CONCERT OF MARK SEIBERT Comes to Theatre Of Musical Comedy 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

CONCERT OF Mark Seibert is coming to Russia at the Theatre of Musical Comedy on February 24th, 2019. (more...)

Judy Kuhn, Rob Houchen, and More Join THE BEST OF...ROCK MUSICALS - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

On Sunday 12 May 2019 at London's Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, there will be two concerts of The Best of… Rock Musicals for the benefit of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust. It will be the 20th Anniversary production from the same team who for the last 19 years have presented The Night of 1000 Voices at the Royal Albert Hall and elsewhere. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Starring Ted Neeley Comes to Cologne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Die internationale Tourneeproduktion der Rockoper Jesus Christ Superstar kommt zum ersten Mal nach Deutschland: Das musikalische Meisterwerk von Andrew Lloyd Webber und Tim Rice mit Weltstar Ted Neeley in der Hauptrolle gastiert vom 26. bis 28. April 2019 exklusiv im Musical Dome Koln. (more...)

BE MORE CHILL Breaks House Record In First Week On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

There is no chill to be found here! In its first week on Broadway, Be More Chill has set a new record at The Lyceum Theatre. With a gross of $738,383.50, Be More Chill breaks the house record for a seven-performance week. The previous record was held by the 2008 production of Macbeth starring Patrick Stewart, which grossed $584,033. (more...)

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Comes to Boise
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

The Morrison Center announced today that RENT 20th Anniversary Tour tickets will go on sale Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM; the Broadway Musical will play June 7 - June 8, 2019. Tickets will be available at the Morrison Center box office (2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise 83706), by visiting, or by calling (208) 426-1110. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling (208) 426-4111. (more...)

CRAZY RICH ASIANS, A STAR IS BORN Among Winners from Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 6th Annual MUAHS Awards in 21 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater, during a formal gala at the Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live Downtown on Saturday night, February 16, 2019.  Winners in the Feature Motion Pictures categories include A Star is Born, Vice,Crazy Rich Asians and Mary Queen of Scots. Television winners included The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, American Horror Story: Apocalypse, Westworld and Dancing with the Stars. For the categories of Motion Picture Made for Television, winners include King Lear, Cocaine Godmother and Jesus Christ Superstar: Live and in Concert.  (more...)

Neil Berg's FIFTY YEARS OF ROCK AND ROLL Brings The Stars Of Broadway's Greatest Rock Musicals To The McCallum
by David Green - Feb 18, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Neil Berg's Fifty Years of Rock and Roll for three performances - Tuesday, March 5, at 8:00pm, and Wednesday, March 6, at 2:00pm and 8:00pm.  With a cast consisting of both stars from Broadway's greatest rock musicals, as well as incredible Rock and Roll singers, Neil Berg shares the often-unknown stories from the fifty-year history of the music that changed the world forever. From the progenitors of Rock and Roll in the 1940s, through the glory years of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, up until MTV in the early '80s, (more...)

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Announce Birth of Baby Girl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

Broadway couple Josh Young and Emily Padgett have announced the birth of their new baby girl. Adele May Young was born on February 3, 2019. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 Subscription Season, inviting audiences to "Seize the Play!" This will be CPH's 104th consecutive season of serving our community with stories that matter in productions that are engaging, surprising, and always entertaining. (more...)

Creative Teams Confirmed For Goodspeed Musicals Five Show Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has brought together an extraordinary group of artists to helm the five exciting productions planned this season: an All-American classic, a heart-warming musical tale, an electric dance-filled tuner, an extraordinary true story, and an inspirational journey that's sure to inspire. Single tickets for all five shows set for Goodspeed's 2019 season go on public sale this Sunday, February 17 at 10:00 a.m.. (more...)

Photo Flash: ALICE BY HEART Announces Additional Extension Plus New Photos
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

MCC Theater announces a one week extension for Alice By Heart and the musical will now play through Sunday, April 7th with tickets now on sale. Ticket demand has been extremely high for the show which has music by Duncan Sheik ; lyrics by Steven Sater and book by Steven Sater and Jessie Nelson. (more...)

Casting Announced For AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Mercury Theatre Colchester And Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Paul Taylor-Mills and Mercury Theatre Colchester in association with Tamasha Theatre Company have announced casting for their brand-new production of Ain't Misbehavin' - the first London revival in almost 25 years - playing at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 19 April to Saturday 1 June, following its premiere at Mercury Theatre Colchester from Friday 15 - Saturday 30 March. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Hershey Symphony Adds Second Performance Of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Hershey Symphony Orchestra is proud to present the acclaimed musical Jesus Christ Superstar on stage at The Hershey Theatre, March 16, 2019 at 2 pm and 8 pm (more...)

They're So in Love! Meet the Cast of KISS ME, KATE- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Ben Vereen Returns To Broadway Theatre Project 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Now entering its 28th year, Broadway Theatre Project (BTP) announces Ben Vereen will rejoin the visiting faculty team in 2019.  During the 28 years BTP has been educating young artists, Ben has served in a variety of capacities: as a Master Artist, Artistic Advisor to the Project, and Co-Artistic Director. BTP's faculty members in 2019 include dancers and choreographers, vocal technique teachers as well as coaches, directors, playwrights, casting directors, and talent agents and an award winning photographer. The 2019 Summer Apprenticeship program is being held June 23-July 14 on the campus of the University of South Florida. Applications and recorded auditions are due March 1st.  Requests for exceptions should be addressed to Debra McWaters, Co-Artistic Director, at 888-874-1764.    (more...)

#TBT: BE MORE CHILL Gives Off-Broadway An Upgrade!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Broadway has gotten an upgrade this week as Be More Chill started previews at the Lyceum Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's rehearsals for this past summer's Off-Broadway run at the Signature Theater Company! Get your squip ready, and check out the footage below! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/14: KISS ME, KATE Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 14, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Valentine's Day! Before you spend the day with the one you love, catch up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Riant Theatre To Present Pioneer Of The Arts Awards To CHOIR BOY's Camille A. Brown & JITNEY's Jerome Preston Bates
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The Riant Theatre will be presenting THE PIONEER OF THE ARTS AWARDS to CAMILLE A. BROWN, Choreographer of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and CHOIR BOY on Broadway and Jesus Christ Superstar - LIVE on NBC with John Legend and to JEROME PRESTON BATES, Actor, JITNEY, STICK FLY & AMERICAN SON on Broadway, on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the Mansion/Museum, Margo Feiden Galleries LTD, 15 East 9th St, NYC. (more...)

'The Phantom' Jonathan Roxmouth Stars in His Own Concert at Solaire, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

One of musical theater's favorite leading men, Jonathan Roxmouth (also The Phantom in the world tour of 'The Phantom of the Opera'), returns to Manila this April 13, 2019, with his brand-new concert 'Jonathan Roxmouth, The Musicals in Concert' at The Theatre at Solaire. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE PROM Cast Celebrates 100 Zazzy Performances on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Feb 13, 2019

Tonight belongs to them... the cast of The Prom, that is! The new musical, which opened November 15, 2018 at the Longacre Theatre, just celebrated its 100th performance on Broadway! Check out photos from inside the special day below! (more...)

by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The nominees for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were exclusively announced today at the Television Critics Association's (TCA) TV One's joint press conference with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP and Alfred Liggins, Chairman and CEO of TV One. The winners will be revealed during the Two-Hour LIVE TV special airing on TV One on Saturday, March 30, 2019. (more...)

Broadway Gets An Upgrade as BE MORE CHILL Begins Previews Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Broadway gets an upgrade as Be More Chill arrives tonight at the Lyceum Theatre! The official opening night is Sunday evening, March 10. (more...)

Marc Viscardi Named Senior Vice President of Marketing and Publicity at Bond Theatrical Group; Mollie Mann Joins as Principal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Co-Founders and Principals Temah Higgins and DJ Martin of Bond Theatrical Group, a fully independent booking, marketing and publicity company for live entertainment, announced today that industry veteran Mollie Mann has joined the organization as a Principal. Mollie brings with her 20 years of experience in the commercial theatre industry and will be developing sales and booking strategies for both new and established touring productions. Having booked tours into nearly every market in the country, she'll augment the company's mission of building a fully integrated touring model that aligns booking and marketing efforts from the early stages of tour planning and throughout the entirety of a tour's lifecycle. (more...)

Talk Broadway To Me: A Squip Hits the Streets as BE MORE CHILL Begins Broadway Previews!
by Jon Vazquez - Feb 13, 2019

What if popularity came in a pill? Would you take it, no questions asked? As Broadway gets an upgrade with Be More Chill beginning previews tonight at the Lyceum Theatre, BroadwayWorld's Jon Vazquez hits the streets to 'peddle' a squip to the people of Times Square! Will they buy it? (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MEAN GIRLS. And More Announced For Broadway In San Diego Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

A Nederlander Presentation is thrilled to announce the 2019-2020 season -full of Broadway's biggest shows currently dazzling audiences in New York, all coming to the San Diego Civic Theatre, and sponsored by San Diego County Credit Union. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, HELLO, DOLLY! Announced Broadway In Austin 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts is thrilled to announce it's 2019-20 Season; the ONLY national touring Broadway series in Austin.  'We're amid an amazing 2018-19 season, and Broadway in Austin has done it again - blending a season of favorite gems with new powerful, moving and just plain fun shows sure to become favorites.  I can't wait!' states Rachel Durkin-Drga, Texas Performing Arts Senior Associate Director. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ At SPAHouston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. The national tour will play for two days only February 23- 24, 2019 at SPAHouston/Jones Hall. (more...)

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Comes To Columbus
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) and Broadway in Columbus (BIC) presentation of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour at the Palace Theatre (34 W. Broad St.) March 19-24. (more...)

Brian Justin Crum of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT to Make Concert Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Current star of America's Got Talent – The Champions Brian Justin Crum is set to make his Los Angeles concert debut at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood for one show only on Thursday, March 7, at 8:30pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents. Crum will present a very special evening featuring all of his AGT favorites and more. He will also debut his new single, “Circles.” (more...)

by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2019

Last night, The cast of Broadway's The Prom performed 'It's Not About Me' for Late Night with Seth Meyers. (more...)

Safe Driving Messages Shared Through Touring Theatre Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Performers Monique Clementson and Fergus Inder won't be cutting any corners when they take to the road in Crash Bash: Reaction, an interactive touring experience educating Canterbury High School students about safe driving. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at 'High Enough' From 5th Avenue's ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including 'We Built This City' (which appears in the production), 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now,' and 'Sara.' (more...)

BWW CLOSE UP: ¡Feliz cumpleaños, Gerónimo Rauch!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 11, 2019

Hoy cumple años Geronimo Rauch, una de las figuras mas influyentes del Teatro Musical en nuestro pais, y que mejor manera de celebrarlo que haciendo un repaso por la increible carrera de este artista que tantas emociones nos ha despertado a lo largo de los años. (more...)

BE MORE CHILL Begins This Week, Rush Tickets Daily
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Be More Chill arrives on Broadway this week. Performances start at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) this Wednesday, February 13 at 8PM. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL Makes A Date With Storyhouse This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Bill Kenwright's "beautiful" and "spectacular" production of Ghost - The Musical is back on tour across the UK. (more...)

Opportunity Announces Cast For The Strawberry Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2019

After 700 submissions Mixed Messages has announced its cast of Opportunity which will be shown at The Strawberry Theatre Festival March 19, 2019 (3:00 p.m), March 22, 2019 (6:00 p.m), and March 23, 2019 (9:15 p.m) at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor, Nyc. (more...)

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