Written October 12, 2012
This epic UK Rock spectacular captured early October, is sure to be on the "must see": list of the season for both Andrew Lloyd Webber and Theatre fans alike. This is a special version of the show, which originally opened in the West End in 1972 - 40 years ago. Jesus Christ Superstar is the dramatized reenactment of the last 7 days of Jesus of Nazareth—performed over two Acts.
Laurence Connor, known for his work on the lavish 25th Anniversary productions of both Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera, is the Director. The acclaimed creative team also includes Mark Fisher as set designer and lighting designer Patrick Woodroffe. Both Mark and Patrick have worked on global arena and stadium tours for some of the world’s biggest events and music acts including the Rolling Stones and U2 concerts as well as the recent 2012 Olympics and Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
VALUE ADD: Historical retrospective of the show with special cast interviews (both past and present)
Written October 08, 2012
Yes it was on both Broadway and West End stages but it reached the masses with this movie and using the desert for a stark stage and backdrop it asked what if Christ was a pop star...how would the story play out...and in this age of instant everything...I still find myself seeking the soundtrack. GO! '