Jesus Christ Superstar Announces Student Rush Policy

News   Jesus Christ Superstar Announces Student Rush Policy
The acclaimed Stratford Theatre Festival production of Jesus Christ Superstar, which arrives on Broadway March 1, will offer $27 student rush tickets.

Josh Young as Judas
Josh Young as Judas Photo by David Hou

Individuals with a valid student ID will be able to purchase day-of tickets to see the Broadway revival at the Neil Simon Theatre box office. Tickets are cash-only.

Directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys, The Who's Tommy), Jesus Christ Superstar was a critical hit at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario, where it played an extended, sold-out run. It transfers to Broadway following an engagement at the La Jolla Playhouse. The production officially opens March 22.

The Broadway cast features Paul Nolan as Jesus Christ, Josh Young as Judas Iscariot, Chilina Kennedy as Mary Magdalene, Tom Hewitt as Pontius Pilate, Bruce Dow as King Herod, Marcus Nance as Caiaphas and Aaron Walpole as Annas.

Completing the cast are Matt Alfano as Thaddeus, Mary Antonini as Elizabeth, Karen Burthwright as Ruth, Jacqueline Burtney as Mary (Martha’s Sister), Mark Cassius as Matthew, Ryan Gifford as Bartholomew, Kaylee Harwood as Sarah, Jeremy Kushnier as James the Lesser/Priest, Mike Nadajewski as Peter, Melissa O’Neil as Martha/Maid by the Fire, Laurin Padolina as Rachel, Katrina Reynolds as Esther, Jaz Sealey as Thomas, Jason Sermonia as John, Julius Sermonia as James, Lee Siegel as Simon Zealotes, Jonathan Winsby as Phillip, Sandy Winsby as Andrew, and Krista Leis and Matthew Rossoff as swings.

Superstar has choreography by Lisa Shriver, musical direction by Rick Fox, set design by Robert Brill, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Steve Canyon Kennedy and video design by Sean Nieuwenhuis. Dodger Properties and the Really Useful Group produce the Broadway production.

Jesus Christ Superstar has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The sung-through rock work premiered on Broadway in 1971.

For tickets visit Ticketmaster, or phone (877) 250-2929.

The Neil Simon Theatre is located at 250 West 52nd Street.

Chilina Kennedy as Mary Magdalene and Paul Nolan as Jesus.
Chilina Kennedy as Mary Magdalene and Paul Nolan as Jesus. Photo by David Hou
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