Wednesday, 2 August 2017

FIRST LOOK: In Rehearsal with the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre


Following its overwhelming sell-out success in 2016, Jesus Christ Superstar returns this summer, giving audiences one final chance to see the production in its original home. With direction by Timothy Sheader, design by Tom Scutt, choreography by Drew McOnie and musical supervision by Tom Deering, the production won the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards and has received 3 nominations in the WhatsOnStage Awards, includingBest Musical Revival

Declan Bennett will return to the role of Jesus in the Open Air Theatre production. Also returning this summer are Tyrone Huntley with his award-winning performance as Judas, and David Thaxton and Peter Caulfield as Pilate and Herod.
















Previous cast members returning to the production are Josh DeverRhys WhitfieldCharlotte Riby and Sinead Long. They are joined by Mark DugdaleIvan De FreitasStevie HutchinsonJavar ParkerNuno QueimadoCleve SeptemberTinovimbanashe SibandaKirstie SkivingtonChristopher TendaiTara Young, and Dale White. The Soul Girls are played by Kayleigh McKnightLauran Rae and Nicholle Cherrie

With direction by Timothy Sheader, design by Tom Scutt, choreography by Drew McOnie, musical supervision by Tom Deering, lighting design by Lee Curran and sound design by Nick Lidster for Autograph, Jesus Christ Superstar was a sell-out in 2016 and, in addition the Olivier and Evening Standard Award-wins, also received a further five Olivier Award nominations, for Best Theatre Choreography, Best Lighting, Best Sound, Outstanding Achievement in Music, and Best Actor in a Musical (for Tyrone Huntley).
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