Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

June 20, 2023 – June 25, 2023

Show Time: 8 p.m.
Gates Time: 7 p.m.

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. 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 cutting-edge 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. 

With lyrics and music by Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar, and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, 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. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Gethsemane,” and “Superstar.”  

Parking

• Grass parking is $7 if purchased in advance or $10 upon arrival.
• Paved parking is $12 if purchased in advance or $15 upon arrival.

Starlight is a cashless venue. Credit cards are accepted at all parking entrances.

Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera that tells a modern version of the biblical story of Jesus leading up to his crucifixion. With a particular focus on Judas and Jesus’s relationship, as well as Jesus’s relationship with Mary Magdalene, the music is unique among other biblical retellings and contains the following content: 

  • Crucifixion and Death 
  • Mention of a sex worker  
  • Alcohol Use 
  • Poverty 
  • Suicide  
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