Jesus Christ Superstar

Mega Musical Revival | Jesus Christ Superstar

The full cast of the new version of the classic epic musical Jesus Christ Superstar has been announced, with lead roles going to Rob Mills (Grease, Legally Blonde) as Jesus, Zoy Frangos (South Pacific, Les Miserables) as Judas and Alinta Chidzey (Curtains, Show Boat) as Mary Magdalene.

Celebrated Australian cabaret talent Trevor Ashley (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear as King Herod, and also joining the cast and appearing as Pontius Pilate is Michael Cormick.

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. 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.

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. The Production Company’s 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.
This is Rob Mills first project with The Production Company. Other cast members are: Paul Hughes, Mike Snell, Andrew Cook, Stepehn McDowell, Embla Bishop, Jared Bryan, Angelique Cassimatis, Emma Clark, Zoe Coppinger, Sage Douglas, Nelson Gardner, Glenn Hill, Alex Hyne, Luke Jarvis, Kurt Kansley, Andrew Kroenert, Josie Lane, Luigi Lucente, Scott Mcconnell, John Reed, Thern Reynolds, Pharic Scott, Suzanne Steele, Rachael Ward and Sam Ward.
For full creative team visit theproductioncompany.com.au.
 

Jesus Christ Superstar  |  The Production Company

29 July – 13 August 2017 / matinees and evenings

State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne

Bookings: www.artscentremelbourne.com.au or T: 1300 182 183

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