Final casting has been announced for the Open Air Theatre’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Maimuna Memon, most recently seen in David Bowie musical Lazarus (Kings Cross) take the role of Mary, Phillip Browne (Anything Goes,Theatre Royal Drury Lane) will play Caiaphas and Tim Newman (Memphis, Shaftesury) will play Simon Zealots.
Sean Kingsley and Phil King will reprise their role of Annas and Peter from the 2016 production.
Previously announced casting includes Declan Bennett, Tyrone Huntley, David Thaxton and Peter Caulfield, who reprise their roles of Jesus, Judas, Pilate and Herod.
Also returning to the production are Josh Dever, Rhys Whitfield, Charlotte Riby and Sinead Long. They are joined by Mark Dugdale, Ivan De Freitas, Stevie Hutchinson, Javar Parker, Nuno Queimado, Cleve September, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda, Kirstie Skivington, Christopher Tendai, Tara Young, and Dale White. Completing the cast are The Soul Girls played by Kayleigh McKnight, Lauran Rae and Nicholle Cherrie.
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award winning production returns following the sell-out and critically acclaimed success of 2016 which is once again directed by Timothy Sheader.
Jesus Christ Superstar will run from 11 August 2017 until 23 September 2017 at Regents Park Open Air Theatre.