Jesus Christ Superstar
50th Anniversary Tour
DateApr 29, 2024
Event Starts7:30 PM
VenueSantander Performing Arts Center
On SaleOn Sale TBA
Jack Hopewell stars as Jesus, joined by Elvie Ellisas Judas and Faith Jonesas Mary. The tour also welcomes Grant Hodges as Caiphas,Nicholas Hambruchas Pilate, and Kodiak Thompson as Annas.The ensemble includes Ethan Hardy Benson,Joshua Bess,Jordan Wesley Brown,Jahlil M. Burke, Cooper Clack, Kalei Cotecson, Emma Cook, Lydia Eku, Savannah Fisher, Domanick Anton Hubbard,Haley Huelsman, Jeremy Makana Hurr, Brett Hennessey Jones, Lena Matthews, Hosea Mundi, L'Oréal Roaché, Colin Robertson, Darren James Robinson, Erich W. Schleck and Lauren Soto.
Featuring lyrics and music by Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, the North American tour of this iconic musical is helmed by acclaimed director Timothy Sheader and cutting-edge choreographer Drew McOnie. Rounding out the creative team is costume design by 2016 Tony Award nomineeTom Scutt, with aset based on original designs byTom Scutt,lighting design by Lee Curran, sound design by Keith Caggiano, with music supervision by DavidHolcenbergand music direction by Mark Binns.JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during thefinal 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’.JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARis a proven musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base.As demonstrated by NBC’sJesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, this epic work attracted over 9.6 million viewers, earned the highest ratings in its time period, and received the highest critical ranking of any live musical event on network TV. On September 17th, 2021 a variety of special edition Jesus Christ Superstar albums, remastered at Abbey Road, were released. These special anniversary editions are a celebration of the original 1970 double concept album and it’s continued success spanning an incredible 50 years.Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production ofJESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, selling out two consecutive engagements in 2016 and 2017. The production played a West End engagement at the Barbican in 2019 before returning to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre inconcert version during the summer of 2020.The 2022-2023 North AmericanTour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is produced by Work Light Productions. The original production was produced by London's Regent's Park Open Air Theatre