PART OF YOUR 2020/2021 SEASON!
Official dates for this production are still to be announced. We'll update this webpage as soon as we know what they are.
Fresh off a hit run in London and ground-breaking US tour, this Olivier Award-winning new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's groundbreaking musical heads to Toronto this fall, celebrating 50 years of the mega-musical! Lacing together biblical drama with a propulsive rock and funk score, director Timothy Sheader reinvents the story for the modern age, paring back the more overblown aspects of the original for a truly rocking show.
Originally starting life in 1970 as a concept album, the show was ALW's first to debut on Broadway ahead of London in 1971. Featuring the well-known hits "Superstar" and "I Don't Know How to Love Him," Superstar is a tremendously powerful musical that retains a large fan base the world over.
A bombastic rock opera based on the Gospels, Jesus Christ Superstar portrays the last week of Jesus' life, heavily focusing on his relationship with Judas Iscariot. Imbued with modern sensibilities and contemporary political and social themes, this show is about a very human Jesus Christ, one who must reckon with his impending death.
Opening night: 1 September 2020
Two hours and 10 minutes
Please note that the images used are from the touring production and may not reflect the current cast.
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed by Timothy Sheader
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