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Jesus Christ Superstar

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June 20 – 25, 2023
8 p.m.
Starlight Theatre in Swope Park

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for YouInto the Woods) and cutting-edge choreographer Drew McOnie (King KongStrictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring. 

With lyrics and music by Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar, and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Gethsemane,” and “Superstar.”

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Start:
June 20, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
End:
June 25, 2023 @ 10:00 pm
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Location:
Starlight Theatre

Venue

Starlight Theatre
4600 Starlight Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64132 United States
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Phone:
816-363-7827
Website:
https://www.kcstarlight.com/