Jesus Christ Superstar
- Event Date
- August 13, 2017
- State Theatre, Arts Centre 100 St Kilda Road Southbank, Victoria 3006
The Production Company in association with The Really Useful Group Limited present – Jesus Christ Superstar.
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.
Lloyd Webber’s brilliant score includes ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, ‘Heaven On Their Minds’, ‘What’s the Buzz?’, and Mary Magdalene’s E’verything’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.
This event will be interpreted by Auslan Stage Left.