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Jesus Christ Superstar - 2000 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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.

History:

Revival
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Previews: March 23, 2000
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Closing:September 03, 2000

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by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2022
Rehearsal images have been released for new, original musical based on an amazing, true story from the Second World War, Glory Ride, which will have its world premiere in the main theatre at The Other Palace as a staged concert for three performances this November. See the photos here!
by Sarah Dussome - Nov 9, 2022
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by Peter Danish - Nov 8, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022
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by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
City Winery Boston, celebrating its 5th anniversary, announced a series of new shows over the next several months that showcase the diverse entertainment offerings at one of the city's premiere venues.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2022
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by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
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by Michael Quintos - Nov 21, 2022
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by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
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by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
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by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
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by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
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by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2022
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by Alyson Eng - Nov 21, 2022
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by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 20, 2022
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by Kelly Rogers Flynt - Nov 17, 2022
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by Bruce Glikas - Nov 16, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022
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Jesus Christ Superstar Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Jesus Christ Superstar been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Musical for The Really Useful Superstar Company Inc.Best Revival of a Musical for The Nederlander Producing Company of America Inc. and Best Revival of a Musical for Terry Allen Kramer.

What other awards has Jesus Christ Superstar been nominated for?
Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What awards has Jesus Christ Superstar been nominated for?
Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What songs are in Jesus Christ Superstar and what's the order?
Heaven on Their Minds
What's the Buzz
Strange Thing Mystifying
Everything's Alright
This Jesus Must Die
Hosanna
Simon Zealotes
Poor Jerusalem
Pilate's Dream
The Temple
I Don't Know How to Love Him
Damned for All Time
Blood Money
The Last Supper
Gethsemane
The Arrest
Peter's Denial
Pilate and Christ
King Herod's Song
Could We Start Again, Please
Judas' Death
Trial Before Pilate
Superstar
The Crucifixion
John 19:41
Then We Are Decided
Try Not to Think
The Lepers
A Poor Mandarin
The Treason
Overture

What is the order of songs in Jesus Christ Superstar and what's the order?
Heaven on Their Minds
What's the Buzz
Strange Thing Mystifying
Everything's Alright
This Jesus Must Die
Hosanna
Simon Zealotes
Poor Jerusalem
Pilate's Dream
The Temple
I Don't Know How to Love Him
Damned for All Time
Blood Money
The Last Supper
Gethsemane
The Arrest
Peter's Denial
Pilate and Christ
King Herod's Song
Could We Start Again, Please
Judas' Death
Trial Before Pilate
Superstar
The Crucifixion
John 19:41
Then We Are Decided
Try Not to Think
The Lepers
A Poor Mandarin
The Treason
Overture

What productions of Jesus Christ Superstar have there been?
Jesus Christ Superstar has had 21 productions including Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, West End which opened in 1972, US Tour which opened in 1977, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977, Off-Broadway which opened in 1995, West End which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 2000, Broadway which opened in 2000, US Tour which opened in 2002, Beverly, MA (Regional) which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2012, US Tour which opened in 2014, Off-Broadway which opened in 2017, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2017, West End which opened in 2017, Motion Picture which opened in 2018, West End which opened in 2019 and US Tour which opened in 2019.