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

Jesus Christ Superstar tickets from £75.00

Tickets from £75.00

About the show

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.

Jesus Christ Superstar features Matt Cardle (Strictly Ballroom) as Pilate and Robert Tripolino (Rags the Musical) as Jesus. Sallay Garnett plays Mary and Ricardo Afonso plays Judas, alongside Nathan Amzi and Cavin Cornwall as Annas and Caiaphas.

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.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 10+

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Dates and times

Running time: 1 hours 55 mins (including 20-min interval)
Opened: 04 Jul 2019
Booking from: 19 Aug 2019
Booking until: 24 Aug 2019

Next available performances

Thursday 22 Aug 20192:15pm7:45pm

Location and map

Barbican Theatre
Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS

155 Reviews Add review

This is an ingenious and modern production of Jesus Christ Superstar. I really enjoyed the staging and lighting effects. There were... More

LondonLass 5"1, 227 reviews, 14 helpful votes

The dancing and singing were really good, some massive vocals. The show itself was a little confusing sometimes, my wife asked a couple... More

markspears 5"07, 49 reviews, 1 helpful vote

Loved this show! Probably the best version of JCS I’ve seen on stage. Designed as a rock concert as it should be, the set was great,... More

theatrekid88 5", 68 reviews, 4 helpful votes

A welcome return for Jesus Christ Superstar and it works very well in the Barbican Theatre. Praise must be given to the actor playing... More

joc78 5"4, 380 reviews, 4 helpful votes

I've seen this production in Regent's Park, and I prefer previous productions, where it was more orchestral and without the microphones,... More

catherinebelhouna 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Brilliant show, brought cleverly up to date for today's audiences. Having seen the original many, many years ago, this compared very... More

alisonb 5'8", 27 reviews, 0 helpful votes

It was a very professional and high quality production with an excellent ensemble. Matt Cardle was superb as Pontus Pilate and Ricardo... More

finlayg 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Absolutely incredible from start to finish. A spectacular and powerful performance of one of my favourite shows.

jimd3 5' 10", 3 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Excellent show. The whole production is amazing. The artist's are outstanding. The production, movement and orchestra are outstanding,... More

miffyf 1 review, 0 helpful votes