When Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar exploded onto the stage in 1971, it changed the world of musical theatre forever.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s brilliant score includes Jesus Christ Superstar, Heaven On Their Minds, What’s the Buzz?, and Mary Magdalene’s Everything’s Alright and I Don’t Know How to Love Him.
This, the greatest story ever told, is based on the last week of Jesus’s life, the plot highlights the political and personal struggles between Jesus and Judas. TPC favourite Gale Edwards is directing this rock masterpiece. She has directed Jesus Christ Superstar on London’s West End and on Broadway. And in 2000, Gale won an Emmy Award for the televised recording of her production.
Rob Mills (Ghost, Wicked) joins The Production Company for the first time in the title role of Jesus. Helpmann Award winner Alinta Chidzey (Curtains, Show Boat) is Mary Magdalene and Zoy Frangos (Les Miserables, South Pacific) is making his TPC debut as Judas. Trevor Ashley, star of Les Miserables and Australia’s undisputed queen of cabaret who will play King Herod. Musical theatre legend Michael Cormick, fresh from his star turn in Cabaret, is to play Pontius Pilate. Also starring Paul Hughes as Caiaphas, Stephen McDowell as Annas, Mike Snell as Simon and Andrew Cook as Peter – who join the cast of 30 artists onstage for this not to be missed event.
19 PERFORMANCES • 29 JULY TO 13 AUGUST