This summer, feel all the power and the glory of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar in the most awe-inspiring North American arena tour ever staged, experiencing the rock music phenomenon that has entertained audiences worldwide for 40 years.
Brandon Boyd, Grammy®-nominated lead vocalist of rock band Incubus, is confirmed for the role of Judas Iscariot, Grammy®-nominated singer and former *NSYNC member, JC Chasez will play Pontius Pilate, Grammy® Award-winner and former member of Destiny’s Child, Michelle Williams, will take the female lead as Mary Magdalene, English frontman of Public Image Ltd (PiL) and Sex Pistols member, John (Rotten) Lydon will play King Herod, and introducing British actor and singer, Ben Forster, who won the UK’s ITV Superstar competition in 2012, and played the lead role in the UK and Australian arena tours of Jesus Christ Superstar, who will reprise his role as Jesus.
Set in the present day and updated for a 21st-century audience, Jesus Christ Superstar is a live two-hour rock concert with over 50 cast and musicians performing a dramatization of the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
Told from the point of view of Jesus’s friend Judas Iscariot, the original story from the Bible is reflected through our modern society to bring the Gospels to life using contemporary costumes plus arena-scale lighting and video effects that demonstrate the eternal power of this timeless story.
This North American tour of more than 50 cities will kick off in New Orleans’ Lakefront Arena on June 9, to then spread the word to Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and many more venues, before bringing the house down at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Arena on August 17.--- Read more at UnRatedMagazine.com |