Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s global phenomenon Jesus Christ Superstar
Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) directs this mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar which tours the UK from September 2023.
Starring Julian Clary as Herod, Ian McIntosh (We Will Rock You, Follies, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) as Jesus, Shem Omari James (Dreamgirls UK Tour) as Judas and Hannah Richardson (Sting’s The Last Ship) as Mary.
Reimagined by Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, it won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades.
Featuring lyrics and music by Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, and with choreography by Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, as seen through the eyes of Judas.
Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.
Don’t miss your chance to see this “gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical.” – The Guardian
What's the story of Jesus Christ Superstar - UK Tour?
Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, as seen through the eyes of Judas.
Who is in the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar - UK Tour?
The cast features: Ian McIntosh (Jesus), Shem Omari James (Judas) and Hannah Richardson (Mary), Ryan O’Donnell (Pilate), Jad Habchi (Caiaphas) and Matt Bateman (Annas). At certain performances Charlie McCullagh will play the role of Jesus.
Julian Clary will play the role of Herod at Manchester (11 – 23 September), Newcastle (26-30 September), Aberdeen (10 – 14 October), Glasgow (16 – 21 October) andLiverpool (23– 28 October).
Completing the cast are: Jasmine Jules Andrews, Pàje Campbell, Louise Francis, Francis Foreman, Megan Bryony G, Joshua Hawkins, Darius J James, Cassandra Lee, Stephen Lewis-Johnston, Charlie McCullagh, Jago Mottart, Mia Musakambeva, Timothy Roberts, Luke Street, Timo Tatzber, Jordan Michael Todd, Carla Bertran, Daniel Bowskill, Myla Carman and Christopher Tendai.
The appearance of any member of cast is subject to change and may be affected by contracts, holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers’ control.
Who are the creative team of Jesus Christ Superstar - UK Tour?
Directed by Timothy Sheader, with design by Tom Scutt, choreography by Drew McOnie, musical direction Tom Deering, lighting design by Lee Curran and sound design by Nick Lidster for Autograph. Lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Reviews of Jesus Christ Superstar - UK Tour
★★★★★ "Superstar is a must-see hit" - Daily Mail ★★★★ "A gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical" - The Guardian ★★★★ "Both ruggedly masculine and flamboyantly fabulous" - Time Out ★★★★ "Each song is sung with such feeling that the soul of the piece, so volatile in tempo, comes roaring through" - Telegraph
Booking to 17 August 2024
To be confirmed
Dates of the Jesus Christ Superstar - UK Tour
11 September 2023 - 17 August 2024
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Palace Theatre Manchester
11 September 2023 - 23 September 2023
Theatre Royal Newcastle
26 September 2023 - 30 September 2023
New Theatre Hull
2 October 2023 - 7 October 2023
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