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Superstar Opening 10
Jul

By Open Air Theatre

JCS Press Night Blog

Jesus Christ Superstar is back! With standing ovations at every preview, the production officially opened at the Barbican last night, 9 July. Celebrating with the Company was lyricist Tim Rice, along with guests including Ricky Wilson, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Zizi Strallen, Richard Fleeshman, Celinde Schonemaker, and Leigh Francis.

Also in attendance to support Robert Tripolino (Jesus), Ricardo Afonso (Judas), Sallay Garnett (Mary), Matt Cardle (Pilate) and Samuel Buttery (Herod), were our original cast members Declan Bennett, Tyrone Huntley, Maimuna Memon, David Thaxton and Peter  Caulfield.

View the First Night Gallery

Jesus Christ Superstar plays a limited season until 24 August at the Barbican, and heads on a North American tour from October

Book Tickets at the Barbican

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