Following its overwhelming sell-out success in 2016, Jesus Christ Superstar returns this summer (11 August – 16 September), giving audiences one final chance to see the production in its original home. With direction by Timothy Sheader, design by Tom Scutt, choreography by Drew McOnie, musical … [Read more...]
Jesus Christ Superstar Tickets Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Following its overwhelming sell-out success in 2016, Jesus Christ Superstar returns for just 41 performances in 2017 (11 August – 16 September 2017) at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, giving audiences one final chance to see the production in its original home.
With direction by Timothy Sheader, design by Tom Scutt, choreography by Drew McOnie, musical direction by Tom Deering, lighting design by Lee Curran and sound design by Nick Lidster for Autograph, the production won the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical in the Evening Standard Awards and has received 15 nominations in the BroadwayWorld Awards, including Theatrical Event of the Year.
- Declan Bennett, David Thaxton, Peter Caulfield and Evening Standard Award-winner T Tyrone Huntley reprise their roles of Jesus, Pilate, Herod and Judas
- Maimuna Memon takes the role of Mary
- Phillip Browne plays Caiaphas with Sean Kingsley reprising his performance as Annas
- Tim Newman plays Simon Zealotes with Phil King reprising his performance as Peter
Maimuna Memon takes the role of Mary. Previous credits include Winnie and Wilbur (Birmingham Rep), Lazarus (King’s Cross Theatre), The Busker’s Opera (Park Theatre) and Into The Woods (Royal Exchange Manchester).
Phillip Browne and Sean Kingsley play Caiaphas and Annas. Phillip’s previous credits include Ain’t Misbehaving (Sheffield Crucible), Anything Goes (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Piaf (Donmar) and Ragtime (Piccadilly), and he also appeared in the 2012 film Batman, The Dark Knight Rises. Sean, who recently appeared in The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic), reprises his 2016 performance as Annas. His previous credits include Jersey Boys (UK Tour), We Will Rock You (European Tour), Little Shop of Horrors (Birmingham Rep) and Mamma Mia! (International Tour).
Tim Newman and Phil King play Simon Zealotes and Peter. Tim’s credits include Memphis (Shaftesbury), Mamma Mia! (International Tour), Grease (Piccadilly), Footloose (Novello) and All The Fun of the Fair (Garrick/UK Tour) for which he received a WhatsOnStage Award nomination. Phil, who reprises his performance as Peter, composed the music for, and appeared in, To Kill a Mockingbird at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. His previous credits also include Jane Eyre (Bristol Old Vic/National) and, as a musician, he plays festivals and fayres across the UK, as well as Paris, Berlin, Barcelona and New York.
Previous cast members returning to the production are Josh Dever, Rhys Whitfield, Charlotte Riby and Sinead Long. They are joined by Mark Dugdale, Ivan De Freitas, Stevie Hutchinson, Javar Parker, Nuno Queimado, Cleve September, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda, Kirstie Skivington, Christopher Tendai, Tara Young, and Dale White. The Soul Girls are played by Kayleigh McKnight, Lauran Rae and Nicholle Cherrie.
Photograph: Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Jesus Christ Superstar
Lyrics by Tim Rice Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Director Timothy Sheader
Designer Tom Scutt
Choreographer Drew McOnie
Musical Director Tom Deering
Lighting Designer Lee Curran
Sound Designer Nick Lidster for Autograph
Fight Director Kate Waters
Season Associate Director (Voice & Text) Barbara Houseman
Casting Director Will Burton CDG & David Grindrod CDG
Friday 11th August – Saturday 16th September 2017
Monday – Saturday @ 7.45pm (gates 6.15pm)
Thursday & Saturday @ 2.15pm (gates 1.15pm)
No matinee 12 or 17 August 2017
By Special Arrangement with The Really Useful Group
Following its overwhelming sell-out success in 2016, Jesus Christ Superstar returns for just 41 performances in 2017 (11 August – 16 September 2017) at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, giving audiences one final chance to see the production in its original home. With direction by Timothy Sheader, … [Read more...]
Despite so many productions of Jesus Christ Superstar since its 1971 Broadway debut run, there were still a fair number of people at the performance I attended at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre that had never seen it before. Others had seen different productions in different … [Read more...]
First images have been released from rehearsals at Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. The show stars Declan Bennett who plays the role of Jesus. Declan was the original lead in the London cast of Once (Phoenix), and has also appeared in Boy George’s musical Taboo (Venue … [Read more...]
Jesus Christ Superstar 2017 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Lyrics by TIM RICE Music by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER Following its overwhelming sell-out success in 2016, Jesus Christ Superstar is back! See it, or see it again, in its original home ahead of a hotly anticipated transfer. Jesus Christ … [Read more...]