From Spider-Man to Leap of Faith, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Musicals

By Playbill Staff
09 Mar 2012

Show: Godspell
Theatre: Circle in the Square Theatre
Preview: Oct. 13, 2011
Opening: Nov. 7, 2011
Closing: Open-ended
Creators: Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Book by John-Michael Tebelak. Vocal arrangements by Michael Holland. Direction by Daniel Goldstein.
Original Principal Cast: Hunter Parrish as Jesus and Wallace Smith as Judas / John, with Uzo Aduba, Nick Blaemire, Celisse Henderson, Morgan James, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, George Salazar and Anna Maria Perez de Tagle.
Synopsis: Godspell features the songs "Day by Day," "Turn Back, O Man," "Learn Your Lessons Well, "Prepare Ye the Way," "Light of the World" and many more. The musical, the producers say, uses "improvisation and contemporary themes to illustrate the parables, [bringing] these lessons to life through the grand tradition of musical theatre."

Check out production photos from the show.

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