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Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera returns to Broadway.

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Squigs Knows How to Love Jesus Christ Superstar’s Paul Nolan, Josh Young & More

Squigs Knows How to Love Jesus Christ Superstar’s Paul Nolan, Josh Young & More

It takes divine inspiration to bring the greatest story ever told to life in art, and that’s exactly what Broadway.com’s resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson had when he took a seat at the Neil Simon Theatre to see Jesus Christ Superstar. Paul Nolan leads the cast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock musical, with Josh Young ...

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What’s the Buzz: How Two British Kids Made Rock Musical History With Jesus Christ Superstar

What’s the Buzz: How Two British Kids Made Rock Musical History With Jesus Christ Superstar

In the Beginning
Though the iconic Jesus Christ Superstar “brown album” became a fixture in teenagers’ basements and church youth groups alike in the early 1970s, creators Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice didn’t intend to release their third collaboration as a recording. The pair, then 22 and 26, respectively, already had one theatrical success in Joseph and the ...

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Hosanna! Jesus Christ Superstar Revival Opens on Broadway

Hosanna! Jesus Christ Superstar Revival Opens on Broadway

The messiah comes back to the Great White Way on March 22, when the latest revival of Jesus Christ Superstar officially opens on Broadway. The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera began previews at the Neil Simon Theater on March 1, directed by Tony winner Des McAnuff.

Jesus Christ Superstar is based very loosely on the Gospel's account of ...

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Jeremy Kushnier Steps Up as Judas for Critics' Performances of Jesus Christ Superstar

Jeremy Kushnier Steps Up as Judas for Critics' Performances of Jesus Christ Superstar

As Jesus Christ Superstar readies for its March 22 opening night, understudy Jeremy Kushnier has stepped into the pivotal role of Judas Iscariot for press preview performances on March 20 and both shows on March 21. So-called "first night" critics had been invited to review those shows, in addition to a March 17 performance at the Neil Simon Theatre. Josh ...

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Paul Nolan on How Farm Life and Les Miserables Led Him to Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway

Paul Nolan on How Farm Life and Les Miserables Led Him to Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway

Age & Hometown: 33; Rouleau, Saskatchewan, Canada

Current role: Starring in the greatest story ever told in Jesus Christ Superstar.

Wide Open Spaces: Paul Nolan grew up in a farming town of 500 people (four of whom were his older sisters), playing hockey and volleyball “like any trustworthy Saskatchewan kid.” Nolan remembers doing chores on his family’s farm, like cleaning ...

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Get Heaven on Your Mind With a First Look at Jesus Christ Superstar

Get Heaven on Your Mind With a First Look at Jesus Christ Superstar
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The greatest story ever told is returning to the Great White Way as an acclaimed revival of Jesus Christ Superstar settles into the Neil Simon Theatre. Tony winner Des McAnuff directs the production, which began life at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, then later moved on to La Jolla Playhouse, before arriving on Broadway. Paul Nolan stars as the title character ...

Jesus Christ Superstar Director Des McAnuff on How He Became the Master of Rock Musicals

Jesus Christ Superstar Director Des McAnuff on How He Became the Master of Rock Musicals

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These days, Des McAnuff may be best known as the artistic director of Canada’s Stratford Shakespeare Festival, a post he assumed after a long stint running the La Jolla Playhouse. But Broadway audiences cherish him as a Tony-winning director with a special affinity for rock and pop music, from Roger Miller’s score for Big River ...

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Jesus Christ Superstar Comes to Life on Broadway as Previews Begin

Jesus Christ Superstar Comes to Life on Broadway as Previews Begin

The latest Broadway resurrection of Jesus Christ Superstar is officially underway as the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical begins previews at the Neil Simon Theater on March 1. The popular rock opera will open on March 22. The revival is directed by Tony winner Des McAnuff.

Jesus Christ Superstar, a musical based very loosely on the Gospel's account of ...

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Go Deep in the Crypt With the Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar

Go Deep in the Crypt With the Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar
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Before hitting the bright lights of a Broadway stage, the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar headed uptown and underground for a very special concert for just fans. The Crypt at The Church of the Intercession served as the appropriately moody setting for this one-night-only event on February 17, and the stars of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera revival ...

Photo Exclusive! Rejoice and Be Glad in Rehearsal With Jesus Christ Superstar

Photo Exclusive! Rejoice and Be Glad in Rehearsal With Jesus Christ Superstar
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What’s the buzz? On Broadway, it's all about Jesus Christ Superstar, that’s what. Word of the forthcoming revival has been spreading for months, since show creators Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice heaped praise on the production at Stratford Shakespeare Festival. After acclaimed runs in Canada and California, the Jesus Christ Superstar company has arrived in New ...

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