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Jesus Christ Superstar - 1996 - West End

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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Lyceum Theatre

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(Covent Garden/Charing Cross) Wellington Street, just off Strand
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the partnership with The Rock Project to honor the 50th anniversary of The Who's legendary album Who's Next, along with other greatest hits, in a live-stream performance from the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021
Today's top stories: Replay Ashley Spencer, Kara Lindsay, and Jeremy Jordan's concert with Seth Rudetsky, read the reviews for Hamilton in Australia, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
Billy Porter once again delivers the LGBTQ State of the Union tomorrow, Tuesday, March 30 at 12pm EST. After a year of tragedy and triumph, he​ reminds us, “We will feel joy again soon,” as he reflects on the past year while looking forward to the one ahead. 
by Chantal Kunst - Mar 29, 2021
BWW Feature: JESUS CHRIST, EEN MUSICALCONCERT MET VAJÈN VAN DEN BOSCH EN RENÉ VAN KOOTEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
The revised upcoming season will include: HADESTOWN, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, PRETTY WOMAN: The Musical, SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, Harper Lee’s TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, AIN’T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, WICKED, ANASTASIA and HAMILTON. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced plans for its first live performance in over 14 months. MUSIC OF THE NIGHT, celebrating the songs of legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, will be held outdoors, on the open-air rooftop of The Westin Hotel at Crown Center, overlooking the gorgeous Kansas City skyline! The tribute concert will feature tunes from Webber's most iconic musicals including The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunset Boulevard and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
Asolo Rep will close its 2021 outdoor season with Ana Isabelle & Friends in Concert: Stand Back, Sarasota! The concert reunites some of the stars of the theatre's 2017 hit production of Evita. Directed by Broadway's Josh Rhodes, the concert previews April 15 &16, opens April 17 and runs thru April 24 on Asolo Rep's outdoor Terrace Stage, located on the front steps of the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
The BBC today announced the cast for the global premiere of 'U.Me: The Musical' to be broadcast on 12 May 2021 at 8pm on BBC World Service. Stephen Fry will be the very special guest narrator along with two young lead actors Anoushka Lucas and Martin Sarreal and a wider cast including students from Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2021
Today's Theater Stories features the Lyric Theatre! Learn about the history of the Lyric Theatre, and the shows to have graced its stage including Jesus Christ Superstar, The Pirate Queen, Young Frankenstein, Spiderman: Turn off the Dark, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, March 27-28, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
Now or Never is a song cycle written by associate artist Matthew Harvey, which follows 7 people as they each take a defiant act of positivity in their last week on Earth. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
A legendary musical about confrontation between a Soviet and an American chess masters for the world chess crown set against the backdrop of the Cold War has been seen by over 150 000 spectators in Moscow in 6 months.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
Milwaukee Rep will reopen with the live in-person concert First Lady of Song: Alexis J Roston Sings Ella Fitzgerald in the Quadracci Powerhouse April 27 - May 23, 2021. Award-winner Roston will offer approximately 85 minutes of stories and songs celebrating the sultry swing and playful joy that made Ella an American treasure.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced The New Classics: Songs from the New Golden Age of Musical Theater, a virtual cabaret starring Broadway’s Gavin Creel, Nikki Renée Daniels, and Norm Lewis, plus Amanda Castro, Jenn Gambatese, Jo Lampert, and Heath Saunders, with David Chase as music director and featuring members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its weekly virtual series, Movie Musical Mondays, commemorates its annual fundraising concert, Chicago Sings Rock & Roll Broadway with programming reflecting films that are celebrated in the concert.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
The show will see the ever popular star celebrate his forthcoming 40th birthday with his fans with an evening of wonderful music spanning his 20 year career.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
The Really Useful Group in London has authorized a special, limited engagement of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber to be produced almost entirely with Utah talent for Utah audiences in celebration of the return of live performance to Utah stages.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
The full cast is today announced for I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical, the West End Wilma Award-winning musical revue charting the highs and lows of life as a musical theatre performer. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
Without a doubt, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim have collectively created many of the most highly-awarded and most universally recognizable musicals of the 20th and 21st century, both firmly establishing themselves as perhaps the most major composers on Broadway and beyond.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2021
Today's top stories: Carrie Hope Fletcher performs from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella on All Star Musicals, Jackie Hoffman performs with Seth Rudetsky, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2021
The high-octane rock musical WE WILL ROCK YOU is set to tour Australia in an all-new arena production that will raise the roof of Entertainment Centres across the country from this October.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2021
Galley Zahal, one of the biggest radio stations in Israel, will broadcast one hour dedicated only to the musicals of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
Newly revised dates have now been confirmed for Monday Night at the Apollo - a brand-new concert series for 2021, to be performed in front of socially distanced audiences at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, and simultaneously livestreamed to viewers at home.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2021
Drew Gasparini’s ‘I Could Use A Drink', was created as a US studio album using Broadway’s freshest and most exciting new talents. Now for its UK premiere, producers Liam Gartland and Alex Conder reimagine its cutting edge musical theatre songs with some of the West End’s stars of present and the future.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Madison Lyric Stage, a professional theater company serving the Connecticut shoreline, announced that its 2021 mainstage season will be presented entirely outdoors.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Dayton Live announced the 2021-2022 lineup for Premier Health Broadway in Dayton, Projects Unlimited Star Attractions, Universal 1 Credit Union Music Series, Dayton Children’s Family Series and the National Geographic Live Series.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2021
Chilina Kennedy recently joined BroadwayWorld student blogger Bea Mienik for a virtual duet of Carole King's 'You've Got a Friend,' featured in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 4, 2021
Looking for a way to pass the time while at home? BroadwayWorld has made a list of musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or BroadwayHD, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 
by Monica Moore - Apr 4, 2021
This April sees the opportunity for a select group of young New Zealander performers aged 16 – 23 years to take part in an exciting week-long pilot workshop of Aotearoa’s own hit musical “That Bloody Woman” from Monday 26 th April – Friday 30 th April 2022, in Ōtautahi (Christchurch)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2021
This weekend marks the spiritual height of spring for Gentiles and Jews alike. Passover and Easter are here and BroadwayWorld has complied a playlist of Broadway songs most holy.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, April 3-4, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2021
Drew Gasparini's 'I Could Use A Drink, an eclectic mix of poignant, hilarious, and progressive contemporary musical theatre, celebrating the chaos and beauty of youth, was created as a US studio album using new Broadway talent.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2021
Director Laurence Connor presents this contemporary re-imagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's legendary rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar. The world renowned phenomenon portrays the story of the last seven days of Christ leading up to his crucifixion as seen through the eyes of Judas Iscariot.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021
American Conservatory Theater announced an updated lineup and performance schedule that will comprise the theater organization’s upcoming season. A.C.T. will present María Irene Fornés's landmark immersive play, Fefu and Her Friends, replacing the previously-announced William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale and more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced immersive outdoor experiences for summer 2021, with a casting sneak-peek. BTG will be releasing a complete season cast announcement at a later date. Berkshire Theatre Group will work in adherence with government guidelines and corresponding health and safety officials.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021
Today's top stories: Karen Olivo announces they will not return to Moulin Rouge! when it returns to Broadway, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021
After over a year without audiences in its building, Leicester’s Curve theatre is gearing up to reopen with a special socially distanced season from the 20 May. Upcoming programming includes a new comedy musical, an acclaimed dance and a Made at Curve concert inspired by the life and career of Andrew Lloyd Webber, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Ben Forster will join the cast of the UK premiere of A Killer Party which will be released as a series of 9 episodes to watch on-demand, at home or on the go, bringing the very best of British stage and screen directly into your living room from 26 April – 23 May.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Due to popular demand, the Barn Theatre have today announced that the world debut production of the British song cycle Now or Never will return for a three week on-demand digital run from 15 April – 9 May 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
After over a year of Broadway tours being paused, productions are now beginning to announce returns to theatre across the country! Find out when Broadway will return to your city.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Casting has been announced for Theatre Orb in Japan's production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert. The production is currently set to begin performances on July 12th, with the official opening on July 15th. The production will run through July 27th.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
After a successful run in December, the amazing Sunday Soul concert series will return to Chiswick Playhouse as part of the already announced Recharged Festival.  Sunday Soul see musical theatre stars dig deep and explore music that feeds the soul in these intimate gigs. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
Providence Performing Arts Center has unveiled their 2021/2022 Broadway season! Along with the Broadway season, PPAC Board Chairman Joseph W. Walsh, Esq. and President and CEO J.L. “Lynn” Singleton announced the completion of the theatre’s façade restoration project.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2021–2022 Theater season featuring hit Broadway musicals, acclaimed plays, Kennedy Center productions, special programming for the Center’s 50th Anniversary, and more, beginning in October 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021
Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is bringing the sounds of Brazil to virtual audiences worldwide as Paulo Gualano's Brazilian and Latin Beats with the Rose Max and Ramatis Brazilian Party takes the stage at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. 4.
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Apr 10, 2021
Nel 1981, dopo solo 8 anni dal loro primo singolo gli ABBA misero fine alla loro carriera come gruppo.
by Erica Handel - Apr 1, 2021
Broadway actor Nicholas Rodriguez will perform his solo concert titled The First Time… as part of the “Broadway Outside the Barn” series at Holmdel Theatre Company on April 24. Award-winning Broadway, TV, film actor and recording artist, Nicholas Rodriguez, explores life, love and longing through an intimate evening featuring new interpretations of songs from the world of pop, jazz, folk and musical theatre. The music of John Denver to Joni Mitchell, Frankie Valli to Phantom of the Opera. You always remember your first time….
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
The Barn Theatre is presenting Now or Never this evening, April 1 at 6:30pm BST. Now or Never is a British song cycle with an exciting and ambitious digital twist. Now or Never is a song cycle written by associate artist Matthew Harvey, which follows 7 people as they each take a defiant act of positivity in their last week on Earth.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
The Town Hall's signature series in association with New Jersey Performing Arts Center, present Broadway by the Year, takes a 'Pandemic Pivot,' going both virtual and national. In its legendary 20-year history, it has featured everyone from Robert Goulet to Santino Fontana and from Jessie Mueller to Tonya Pinkins.