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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

April 16 - 17, 2024

at the

Peoria Civic Center Theater

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’.

Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024: 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024: 7:00 p.m.

 

RUNNING TIME: TBA

The performance will begin promptly at the advertised curtain time. Latecomers will be held outside of the theater until the tour approved entrance time.

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“A gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical.”
The Guardian

“A lush, glorious sound the likes of which you’ve never heard before. This is not your grandmother’s ‘Superstar.’
Chicago Sun Times

“Hallelujah! An almighty revelation.”
The Daily Telegraph

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