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National Tour News North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar to Welcome New Cast Members

The Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical will play over 45 cities during the 2022-23 season.

Company of Jesus Christ Superstar Matthew Murphy/Evan Zimmerman for Murphy Made

The 50th anniversary North American tour of the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar will welcome new cast members when it begins its 2022-23 season October 8 at the River Center for the Performing Arts in Columbus, Georgia.

The tour will subsequently play over 45 cities, including Los Angeles, Houston, Detroit, Philadelphia, Calgary, Vancouver, and more.

Jack Hopewell will star as Jesus, joined by Elvie Ellis as Judas, Faith Jones as Mary, Isaac Ryckeghem as Caiaphas, Nicholas Hambruch as Pilate, and Kodiak Thompson as Annas.

The ensemble includes Ethan Hardy Benson, Joshua Bess, Jordan Wesley Brown, Jahlil M. Burke, Cooper Clack, Kalei Cotecson, Lydia Eku, Savannah Fisher, Domanick Anton Hubbard, Haley Huelsman, Jeremy Makana Hurr, Brett Hennessey Jones, Lena Matthews, Hosea Mundi, Caroline Perry, L'Oréal Roaché, Colin Robertson, Darren James Robinson, Erich W. Schleck, and Lauren Soto.

Timothy Sheader directs with choreography by Drew McOnie. The production also has costume design by Tony nominee Tom Scutt, with a set based on original designs by Scutt, lighting design by Lee Curran, sound design by Keith Caggiano, music supervision by David Holcenberg, and music direction by Mark Binns.

The Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production of Jesus Christ Superstar won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, selling out consecutive engagements in 2016 and 2017. The production played a West End engagement at the Barbican in 2019 before returning to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in concert version during summer 2020.

The tour is produced by Work Light Productions. For the current itinerary, click here.

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