Jesus Christ Superstar

(Te Auaha, 65 Dixon Street, Wellington)

Whitireia Musical Theatre presents the beloved Lloyd Webber/Rice smash hit rock-opera!

Haunting. Iconic. Timeless.

In a year marking the show’s 50th anniversary, we’re thrilled to announce our highly anticipated grand-scale production from Whitireia Musical Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar.
From concept-album beginnings, to weeks at the top of the Billboard pop charts and countless star-studded retellings on film and stage, this epic rock n roll re-imagining of the last days of Christ has maintained an eerily prescient relevance since its inception in 1970.

Stirring music and powerful lyrics from superstar creators Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice render prophets, political rebels, power-mongers and scapegoats with heart-breaking clarity; creating an operatic masterpiece that continues to inspire, move, and transport audiences and performers alike.

Director Leigh Evans and musical director Kate Marshall have created a Jesus Christ Superstar to excite both fans and newcomers. This vision firmly honours the show's 70's rock roots, speaks to its influences, and brings fresh perspectives to casting and staging. Powerhouse performers from last year's critically acclaimed sold-out production of Cry-Baby: The Musical and 2018's The Addams Family are joined by an astonishingly talented company from across the Musical Theatre student body to present a Jesus Christ Superstar worthy of joining the 50 year legacy of one of the genre’s greatest works.

Jesus Christ Superstar
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
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