Jesus Christ Superstar

This event has been cancelled

Aug 24 - 29, 2021 Belk Theater

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The Jesus Christ Superstar engagement in Charlotte has been cancelled. We are very sorry to disappoint you, but we are looking to welcome Jesus Christ Superstar to Charlotte in a future season.

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR comes to North America. With music and lyrics by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas.

Originally staged by London's Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award-winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades.

Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes "I Don't Know How to Love Him," "Gethsemane" and "Superstar."

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