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Jesus Christ Superstar Production History

Jesus Christ Superstar Show Information

  • Jesuchristo Superstar (Spanish title)
  • Jesus Cristo Super Star (Portuguese title)
  • Jézus Krisztus Szupersztár (Hungarian title)
  • Previews: September 29, 1971 (13 previews)
    Opening:October 12, 1971
    Closing:June 30, 1973
    # Performances:711
    Theatres: Mark Hellinger Theatre (New York, NY)
    9/29/1971 - 6/30/1973
    Mark Hellinger Theatre (New York, NY)
    10/12/1971 - 6/30/1973
    Production Type:Original Production
    Run Type:Open Run
    Market:Broadway
    Intermissions:1
    Version:Original Broadway Version
    Show type Musical
    Other titles:
    • Jesuchristo Superestrella (Mexican title)

    Other Productions of Jesus Christ Superstar

    2011   Canada Stratford Shakespeare Festival Production
    Canada
    1971   Broadway Original Broadway Production
    Broadway
    1972   West End London Production
    West End
    1977   US Tour Touring Revival
    US Tour
    1977   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
    Milburn, NJ (Regional)
    1977   Broadway Broadway Revival
    Broadway
    1995   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival
    Off-Broadway
    1996   West End London Revival
    West End
    2000   Broadway Broadway Revival
    Broadway
    2002   US Tour First Class National Tour
    US Tour
    2006   Beverly, MA (Regional) North Shore Music Theatre Production
    Beverly, MA (Regional)
    2012   Broadway Broadway Revival
    Broadway
    2017   Off-Broadway All-Female Concert Production
    Off-Broadway
    2017   St. Louis, MO (Regional) The Muny's Revival Adaptation
    St. Louis, MO (Regional)
    2017   West End Regents Open Air Theatre Revival
    West End
    2018   Motion Picture NBC Live Televised Production
    Motion Picture
    2019   West End London Return Engagement at the Barbican
    West End
    2019   US Tour 2019 North American Tour
    US Tour

    Jesus Christ Superstar - 1971 Broadway Awards and Nominations

    Note: Award winners will appear on a background
    Year Ceremony Category Nominee
    1972 Theatre World Awards Performance Ben Vereen
    1972 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Randy Barcelo
    1972 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Jules Fisher
    1972 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber
    1972 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Tim Rice
    1972 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Ben Vereen
    1972 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design Robin Wagner