AN ALBUM THAT INSPIRED A REVOLUTION. A REVELATION THAT CHANGED THE WORLD. A REINVENTION FOR THIS MILLENNIUM.
Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) directs this mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR which comes to Leicester for one week only! Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this reimagined production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades.
Choreographed by Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), with music and lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, 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’.
Featuring Ian McIntosh as Jesus, Shem Omari James as Judas, and Hannah Richardson as Mary, with further casting to be announced.
Don’t miss your chance to see this “gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical.”–The Guardian.
Age Guidance: 10+
Show Warnings: This show contains mature themes and depictions of violence. It contains flashing lights (possible strobe) and visual effects, pyrotechnics, theatrical smoke and haze, an onstage depiction of the crucifixion.
Running Time: Approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes (including a 20-minute interval).