The cast of the upcoming Broadway engagement of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar performed for a small audience of exuberant fans at
The Crypt at The Church of the Intercession in Manhattan on Feb 17.
Most of the original 2011 Stratford Shakespeare Festival cast of Jesus Christ Superstar will repeat their work in the Broadway engagement of the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera, to begin previews March 1, at the Neil Simon Theatre. Playbill met the cast and creative team on Feb. 14. Read the Playbill.com story.
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