Centrestage Cymru Bring Jesus Christ Superstar To Newport’s Dolman Theatre

Centrestage Cymru return to the stage of Newport’s Dolman Theatre from October 20th – October 23rd, 2021, with their presentation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar.

50 Years of Jesus Christ Superstar

Centrestage Cymru’s presentation coincides with the 50th anniversary of Jesus Christ Superstar’s launching on Broadway on October 12th, 1971.

The musical illustrates the last days of Jesus through drama and song including Jesus’ confrontation with Judas Iscariot, his relationship with Mary Magdalene and Judas betrayal of Jesus at the last supper. Following Peter’s denial, Jesus is sent by the priests to see Herod before Pilate deals his final verdict on the fate of Jesus.

Jesus Christ Superstar has remained popular with audiences over the decades and features many well-known songs including Everything’s Alright, Hosanna and I Don’t Know How to Love Him.

Free Jesus Christ Superstar Tickets For NHS Aneurin Bevan Workers

Centrestage Cymru’s presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar comes ahead of the company’s tenth anniversary. The production will feature Luke Palfrey as Jesus, Andre-Paul Spring as Judas, Kevin Dyer as Peter, Chris Davies as Pilate, Keith Milward as Herod and Bethan Daniels as Mary Magdalene.

Jesus Christ Superstar is produced and directed by Sharon Higgins Bem with musical direction by Victoria Bryant.

  • Performances commence each evening at 7.15pm from October 20 to 23 2021 . Tickets are available via the Dolman Theatre website
  • Up to 100 free seats are also been offered for the Wednesday and Thursday performances of Jesus Christ Superstar to any NHS Aneurin Bevan workers. For further details email: info@sharonhigginsacademy.co.uk
  • Photographs by Sharon Higgins

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