Jesus Christ Superstar - The Concert at the Open Air Theatre

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London
Jesus Christ Superstar - The Concert at the Open Air Theatre
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London

This special concert staging of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar , is created by the team behind our Olivier and Evening Standard Award-winning production, which played two sell-out runs at the Open Air Theatre (2016/2017), a season at the Lyric Opera of Chicago (2018), and 60 dates at the Barbican Theatre (2019), before embarking on an ongoing three year North American tour.

The creative team is: Will Burton CDG and David Grindrod CDG (casting); Lee Curran (lighting design); Tom Deering (musical supervisor); Barbara Houseman (associate director, voice and text); Drew McOnie (choreography); Nick Lidster for Autograph (sound design); Tom Scutt (set design) after the set design for EVITA by Soutra GilmourTom Scutt (costume design); Timothy Sheader (director); Kate Waters (fight director) and Denzel Westley-Sanderson (co-director).

The cast will feature the lead performers sharing roles. Declan Bennett and Pepe Nufrio will play Jesus. Ricardo Afonso and Tyrone Huntley will play Judas). Maimuna Memon and Anoushka Lucas will play Mary. The rest of the cast includes David Thaxton (Pilate), Ivan De Freitas (Caiaphas), Shaq Taylor (Herod), Nathan Amzi (Annas), Phil King (Peter), Cedric Neal (Simon), and Genesis Lynea, Rosa O'Reilly and Elliotte Williams-N'Dure (Soul Singers). Daniel Bailey, Dale Evans, Rosie Fletcher, Josh Hawkins, Stevie Hutchinson, Billy Nevers, Charlotte Riby, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda, Barnaby Thompson, and Tara Young will form the ensemble. 

 

Opening date |
14th August 2020
Closes |
27th September 2020
Run time |
1 hour 30 minutes
By:
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice
Director:
Timothy Sheader
Lighting:
Lee Curran
Design:
Tom Scutt
Choreography:
Drew McOnie
Cast list:
Declan Bennett and Pepe Nufrio (Jesus), Ricardo Afonso and Tyrone Huntley (Judas), Maimuna Memon and Anoushka Lucas (Mary), David Thaxton (Pilate), Ivan De Freitas (Caiaphas), Shaq Taylor (Herod), Nathan Amzi (Annas), Phil King (Peter), Cedric Neal (Simon), and Genesis Lynea, Rosa O'Reilly and Elliotte Williams-N'Dure (Soul Singers). Daniel Bailey, Dale Evans, Rosie Fletcher, Josh Hawkins, Stevie Hutchinson, Billy Nevers, Charlotte Riby, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda, Barnaby Thompson, and Tara Young.

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Venue Information

Address:
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4NU
Nearest tube:
Baker Street

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Jesus Christ Superstar at the Open Air to offer live relay of performances
Thursday, 13 August, 2020, 18:19
Even though the audience will be socially distanced at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, more people will be able to experience Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert thanks to live screen relay technology, which will allow each performance to be screened to theatregoers on the venue's lawn. The production begins performances on 14 August, and lawn seating tickets will initially be available for performances 19-30 August.  “With the support of everyone involved...
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Friday, 24 July, 2020, 11:58
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