Here's a look at the production, which plays La Jolla through Dec. 31:
The La Jolla Playhouse cast features Bruce Dow as King Herod, Chilina Kennedy as Mary Magdalene, Jeremy Kushnier (Footloose) as Pontius Pilate, Mike Nadajewski as Peter, Nolan as Jesus and Young as Judas, with Marcus Nance as Caiaphas, Lee Siegel as Simon Zealotes and Aaron Walpole as Annas.
McAnuff (Jersey Boys, The Who's Tommy) directs. Choreography is by Lisa Shriver.
This ground-breaking rock opera, according to LJP, "tells the story of the last week of Christ’s life. The zeal with which Christ’s followers are hailing him as the Son of God becomes a source of dismay to his disciple Judas Iscariot. Fearing that this tide of religious fervor will provoke brutal repression by the occupying Romans, Judas must make his fateful choice between faith and betrayal." The Stratford production, which closed Nov. 6, received glowing reviews across the board.
Tickets are available online at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or at (858) 550-1010.