Is there any dialogue in Jesus Christ Superstar?
Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of biblical Jesus in the final days leading up to his crucifixion. A rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the musical has no spoken dialogue and is sometimes considered a modern rock-opera.
Who was the original Jesus Christ Superstar?
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar opened in London at The Palace Theatre on 9th August 1972. Paul Nicholas played the role of Jesus, with Stephen Tate as Judas and Dana Gillespie as Mary Magdalene.
What’s the deal with Jesus Christ Superstar?
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR allows people to see Jesus as a human being, like themselves, who has to go through the trials of humanity. The audiences see Jesus as perfect, but able to feel the hurt of every event leading to His betrayal and death. The messages of this show resonate with all who see it.