PNC Broadway Welcomes 50th Anniversary North American Tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Work Light Productions displays the 50th Anniversary Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s notable melodic, “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

Victor of the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, the North American introduction of the Regent’s Park Open Air Theater’s generation authoritatively propelled its 30-city visit on Oct. 8 in Austin, Texas.

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As of now in Pittsburgh, “Jesus Christ Superstar” proceeds with appears through Sunday, Jan. 5, at the Benedum Center, 237-seventh St., Pittsburgh.

This visiting creation is a piece of the 2019-2020 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh arrangement, displayed by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Broadway Across America. For tickets and data, visit the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s authentic site TrustArts, call 412-456-4800, or face to face at Theater Square Box Office, 655 Penn Ave.

“We are excited to have assembled this mind-blowing organization. It’s presently time for us to plug into ‘The Brown Album’ and make that music live again in front of an audience. The show will resonate with crowds across North America like it was composed for us today,” said executive Tim Sheader.

The cast is driven by Aaron LaVigne (“Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark,” “Lease”) in the job of Jesus alongside James Delisco Beeks (“Kinky Boots,” “Aida”) as Judas, Jenna Rubaii (“Groundhog Day,” “American Idiot”) as Jesus’ dedicated adherent Mary and Alvin Crawford (“The Lion King,” “Candide”) as Caiaphas.

Throwing likewise incorporates Tommy Sherlock (Pilate), Tyce Green (Annas), Eric A. Lewis (Simon), Paul Louis Lessard (Herod), Tommy McDowell (Peter), alongside David Andre, Sara Andreas, Wesley J. Barnes, Derek Ferguson, Brian Golub, Brittany Rose Hammond, Garfield Hammonds, Keirsten Nicole Hodgens, Sheila Jones, Rebecca Kritzer, Jacob Lacopo, Charles McCall, Danny McHugh, Pepe Nufrio, Sarah Parker, Erick Patrick, SandyRedd, Jasmine Schmenk and Chelsea Williams. (Pepe Nufrio and Tommy Sherlock are showing up with the help of Actors’ Equity Association).

Jesus Christ Superstar” is set against the scenery of an exceptional arrangement of occasions during the last a long time in the life of Jesus Christ, as observed through the eyes of Judas. Mirroring the stone roots that characterized an age, the amazing score incorporates “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Gethsemane” and “Superstar.”

The North American visit will be helmed by acclaimed executive Timothy Sheader and front line choreographer Drew McOnie, with set and ensemble plan by 2016 Tony Award chosen one, Tom Scutt and music supervision by Tom Deering. Balancing the inventive group is a lighting plan by Lee Curran, with a co-sound structure by Keith Caggiano and Nick Lidster.

“Jesus Christ Superstar” is a demonstrated melodic marvel with an overall fan base. The first 1971 idea collection (regularly known as “The Brown Album”) was named Album of the Year on the Billboard Pop Charts, outperforming collections, for example, Carole King’s “Woven artwork” and Janis Joplin’s “Pearl.” NBC’s ongoing “Jesus Christ Superstar” Live in Concert featuring John Legend, Sara Bareilles and Alice Cooper won a 2018 Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Special.

Official’s Park Open Air Theater generation of “Jesus Christ Superstar” won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, selling out two continuous commitment in 2016 and 2017. The creation opened for a restricted commitment on West End, this mid-year at the Barbican.

The North American voyage through “Jesus Christ Superstar” is created by Stephen Gabriel and Work Light Productions by the plan with Really Useful Group Ltd.

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