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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.

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

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11th May 2020

Following the continued uncertainty as to when theatres will be able to re-open due to Covid-19, it has become necessary for us to postpone our entire 2020 season until 2021.

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20th Apr 2020

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15th Apr 2020

Following the extension of London theatre closures and continued government restrictions, we are sad to confirm that our production of Romeo and Juliet – which was to have started rehearsals in May – has been postponed until 2021.

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