Jesus Christ Superstar at Barbican Theatre tickets
Jesus Christ Superstar at Barbican Theatre tickets

Jesus Christ Superstar tickets from £32.40

Tickets from £32.40

Overview

Andrew Lloyd Webber's enduring masterpiece Jesus Christ Superstar plays at the Barbican Theatre for a limited set of 60 shows. The news follows a successful season at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in 2016 and another in 2017. Following Jesus during the last seven days of his life, the musical features a famous soundtrack that includes the songs "I Don't Know How to Love Him" and the eponymous "Jesus Christ Superstar". Timothy Sheader directs this latest incarnation, which takes place on the Barbican’s suitably sprawling stage.

This production of Jesus Christ Superstar won the Evening Standard Award for best musical as well as the Olivier Award for best musical revival. The Standard described it as, "some of the most stylish direction seen all year" while The Guardian praised its "wit, lyricism and satirical bite".

Andrew Lloyd Webber has composed 13 musicals as well as two film scores, a Latin Requiem Mass and more. He was knighted in 1992 and has received six Tonys, an Academy Award and seven Olivier Awards, besides many other accolades.

The show's lyrics are the work of lyricist Tim Rice, a long-time collaborator of Lloyd Webber’s. He was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II and is the recipient of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award, among others.

Timothy Sheader is artistic director at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre but he has directed shows across the globe, including Barnum at Chichester Festival Theatre and My Fair Lady at the Aarhus Teater in Denmark.

Choreography comes from Drew McOnie and musical direction is courtesy of Tom Deering.

The Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre cast of Jesus Christ Superstar featured Declan Bennett as Jesus, Tyrone Huntley as Judas and David Thaxton as Pilate. Casting for the Barbican run is yet to be announced.

The show takes one of the most iconic stories in history and presents it with all the drama, mass appeal and melodiousness of the best Lloyd Webber-Rice works. Don't miss this critically acclaimed production when it plays at the Barbican Theatre from 4 July 2019 until 24 August 2019.

Recommended for

Fans of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musicals (think Evita, Cats and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) won’t want to miss the chance to see Jesus Christ Superstar on stage.

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Dates and times

Opening: 04 Jul 2019
Booking from: 04 Jul 2019
Booking until: 24 Aug 2019

Next available performances

DateMatineeEvening
Thursday 04 Jul 2019--7:45pm
Friday 05 Jul 2019--7:45pm
Saturday 06 Jul 20192:15pm7:45pm
Monday 08 Jul 2019--7:45pm
Wednesday 10 Jul 2019--7:45pm
Thursday 11 Jul 20192:15pm7:45pm
Friday 12 Jul 2019--7:45pm

Location and map

Barbican Theatre
Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS

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