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Jesus Christ Superstar

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics: Tim Rice

Productions

Mark Hellinger Theatre NY, 1971
Palace Theatre, 1972 - ~1980
Dominion Theatre, 1991
Australian Tour, 1992
US Tour, 1992 - ~1997
Lyceum Theatre, 1996 - 1997
Broadway, 2012
UK Arena Tour, 2012
Harrogate Theatre, 2005
UK Tour,2015

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Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York
October 1971 - ? (720 performances)

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownYvonne Elliman
UnknownJeff Fenholt

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Palace Theatre
First Performance: 9th August 1972 (ran for 8 years)
Director: Jim Sharman. Executive Producer: Bob Swash.
Scenic Designs: Brian Thomson. Costume Designer: Gabriella Falk. Lighting: Jules FIsher.
Musical Director: Anthony Bowles. Orchestrations: Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Sound: David Collison. Movement Consultant: Rufus Collins.
New York Production Conceived for the Stage and Directed by Tom O'Horgan.
Production Supervisor: Neville C. Thompson.

Cast Lists
1972/Opening cast
Circa 1973
August 1978

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1972/Opening cast
CharacterPlayed By
JesusPaul Nicholas
MaryDana Gillespie

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Cast circa 1973
CharacterPlayed By
Jesus of NazarethRichard Barnes
Judas IscariotStephen Tate
Mary MagdaleneDana Gillespie
Pontius PilateJohn Parker
King HerodJonathan Kramer
Caiaphas, High PriestGeorge Harris
PeterDerek Damon
Simon ZealotesJohn Kerruish
Annas, High PriestJimmy Cassidy

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August 1978 ed. programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
JesusRobert Farrant
JudasMike Mulloy
Peter/CrowdNicky Hamilton
Simon Zealotes/Crowd
Principal Understudy Judas
John Mulcahy-Morgan
Apostle/Leper/CrowdGary Aflalo
Apostle/CrowdLyndon Brown
Apostle/CrowdDes Flannery
Apostle/CrowdJack Green
Apostle/Leper/Crowd
Principal Understudy Jesus (1st)
Philip Hatton
Apostle/CrowdPeter Karrie
Apostle/Crowd
Principal Understudy Jesus (2nd)
Jon Kerruish
Apostle/CrowdRoss Macfarlane
Apostle/Soldier/CrowdIain Parkinson
Apostle/Soldier/CrowdRichard Roman
MaryMandi Wilson
Priest 1/Leper/Reporter/Herod's Court/CrowdJohnny Worthy
Priest 2/Reporter/Herod's Court/CrowdGary Martin
Priest 3/Leper/Old Man/CrowdAlan McMahon
Annas/CrowdFrancis Thomson
Caiaphas/CrowdNelson Perry
Zealotes Trio/Leper/Herod's Court/Superstar Trio/CrowdBeryl Corsan
Zealotes Trio/Herod's Court/Superstar Trio/CrowdLorenza Johnson
Zealotes Trio/Superstar Trio/CrowdKathy Manuell
PilateMichael Sanderson
Leper/Reporter/Herod's Court/CrowdJay Byrd
Leper/CrowdJoycea Gobern
Leper/Reporter/CrowdHelen Sava
Leper/Reporter/Herod's Court/CrowdJini Steel
Reporter/CrowdSue Avory
Reporter/CrowdJackie Challenor
Reporter/CrowdAnwen Rees
HerodBarry James
CrowdStuart Lock
CrowdMae McKenna
CrowdKevin Qaurmby
The Orchestra
Lead GuitarJohn Girvan
Rhythm GuitarDavid Whyte
Bass GuitarColin Bilham
DrumsJohn Lingwood
Organ/SynthesizerDavid Cullen
Piano/Electric PianoPeter Martin
ViolinsRichard Bureau (leader), Geoffrey Grey, Charles Verney, Daphne Wakeham, Mickey Bogen, Garth Morton, Joe Morrison, Charles Meinardi
ViolasMyrna Edwards, Patricia Mayes
CelliMartin Robinson, Sue Sutherley
BassDennis Bowden
Flute/PiccoloJim Gregory, Brian Warren
OboeStephen Nagy
ClarinetBill Green
HornsTed Chance, Chris Larkin
TrumpetsPeter Own, Norman Archibald
TromboneColin Sheen
Trombone/TubaPhil Brown
PercussionFred Stancliffe
ConductorsDavid Caddick, David Cullen
Ballet MasterStuart Lock

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Dominion Theatre
1991
Kabuki version, part of London's Japan Festival.

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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Australian Tour
1992 (84 nights/16 weeks)

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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20th Anniversary US Tour
1992 - circa 1997 (nearly 5 years)

Opening Cast
CharacterPlayed By
JesusTed Neeley
JudasKarl Anderson

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Lyceum Theatre
First performance: 19th November 1996
Last performance: 1997 (16 months)
Director: Gale Edwards. Design: John Napier.
Lighting Design: David Hersey. Orchestrations: Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Musical Director: Simon Lee. Associate Costume Designer: Sue Willmington.
Sound Design: Richard Ryan. Musical Supervisor: Mike Dixon.
Choreographer: Aletta Collins.

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Cast Lists
November-December 1996
August 1997

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Opening Cast/November 1966 & December 1996 (8.96 ed.) programme
CharacterPlayed By
Jesus of NazarethSteve Balsamo
Judas IscariotZubin Varla
Mary MagdaleneJoanna Ampil
Pontius PilateDavid Burt
King HerodNick Holder
Simon Zealotes
Understudy Jesus of Nazareth
Glenn Carter
CaiaphasPeter Gallagher
Annas
Understudy King Herod
Martin Callaghan
PeterPaul Hawkyard
JohnJonathan Hart
JamesGeorgie Hayes
Apostle/SwingAdriano Agostino
Apostle/EnsembleGrant Anthony
Apostle/SwingPeter Bishop
Apostle/EnsembleWilliam Byrne
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy Simon Zealotes
Mark Carroll
Apostle/EnsemblePerry Douglin
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy Judas Iscariot
Thom Graham
Apostle/EnsembleFred Johanson
Apostle/EnsembleDonovan Lawrence
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy Annas
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy Peter
Ian Pirie
Apostle/EnsembleMichael Small
Apostle/EnsembleZeph
Priest 1/Ensemble
Understudy Caiaphas
Steve Fortune
Priest 2/Ensemble
Understudy Pontius Pilate
Paul Hegarty
Priest 3/EnsemblePhilip Ferentinos
Soul Girl/EnsembleJacqui Boatswain
Soul Girl/EnsembleKrysten Cummings
Soul Girl/EnsembleAndrea Francis
Soul Girl/EnsembleFemi Omoniyi-Taylor
Woman/EnsembleAmanda Chennell
Woman/EnsembleAmanda Dainty
Woman/EnsembleNina French
Woman/Swing
understudy Mary Magdalene
Cristianne Slade
Woman/EnsembleJocelyn Vodovoz
The Orchestra
Keyboard 1/Assistant MDJohn Smith
Keyboard 2Paul Maguire
PianoPete Adams
Wind Synthesiser/FluteAnders Bostrom
Wind Synthesiser/Tenor SaxScott Garland
HornStephanie Rees, Phil Woods
TrumpetJohn Barclay, Mike Loveatt, Pat White
TrombonePete Beachill, Gordon Campbell
Bass TromboneDave Stewart
GuitarPaul Dunne, Fridrik Karlsson
Bass GuitarSteve Pearce
Drum KitRalph Salmins
PercussionJulian Poole

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August 1997 (8.97) ed. programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
Jesus Of NazarethGlenn Carter
Judas IscariotRamon Tikaram
Mary MagdaleneJoanna Ampil
Pontius PilateJames Graeme
King HerodMartin Callaghan
Apostle/SwingPeter Bishop
Woman/SwingSally Bourne
Apostle/EnsembleSteve Bradford
James
Understudy Jesus of Nazareth (1st), Peter (2nd)
William Byrne
Simon Zealotes
Understudy Judas Iscariot (1st)
Mark Carroll
Woman/EnsembleAmanda Dainty
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy King Herod (2nd), Annas (1st)
Hadrian Delacey
Apostle/EnsemblePerry Douglin
John
Understudy Peter (1st)
Gary Forbes
Priest/Ensemble
Understudy Caiaphas (1st)
Steve Fortune
CaiaphasPeter Gallagher
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy Simon Zealotes (2nd)
Sam Gough
Soul Girl/EnsembleVeronica Hart
PeterPaul Hawkyard
Priest 2/Ensemble
Understudy Pontius Pilate (1st)
Paul Hegarty
Woman/EnsembleJulia Howson
Apostle/EnsembleDrew Jaymson
Woman/EnsembleNiki Kitt
Apostle/EnsembleThor Kristinsson
Swing/EnsembleMichael Magee
Soul Girl/EnsembleLouise Clare Marshall
AnnasAdrian Lewis Morgan
Priest 3/Ensemble
Understudy Pontius Pilate (2nd), Annas (2nd)
Martin Posnett
Woman/EnsembleC. Jay Ranger
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy King Herod (1st), Caiaphas (2nd)
John-Simon Rawlings
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy Jesus of Nazareth (2nd)
Lee Rhodes
Soul Girl/Ensemble
Understudy Mary Magdalene (1st)
Golda Rosheuvel
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy Judas Iscariot (2nd)
Robert Sena
Woman/Ensemble
Understudy Mary Magdalene (2nd)
Cristianne Slade
Apostle/EnsembleMichael Small
Apostle/Ensemble
Understudy Simon Zealotes (1st)
Michael Strassen
The Orchestra
Keyboard/Assistant MDJohn Smith
Keyboard 2Kennedy Aitchison
PianoPete Adams
Wind Synthesiser/FluteJeff Daly
Wind Synthesiser/Tenor SaxScott Garland
HornStephanie Rees
HornPhil Woods
TrumpetJohn Barclay
TrumpetMike Lovatt
TrumpetPat White
TrombonePete Beachill
TromboneGordon Campbell
Bass TromboneDave Stewart
GuitarPaul Dunne
GuitarFridrik Karlsson
Bass GuitarSteve Pearce
Drum KitRalph Salmins
PercussionJulian Poole

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Broadway
2012
Transfer of Des McAnuff's Stratford production.

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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UK Arena Tour 2012
Including O2 and Birmingham.

CharacterPlayed By
JesusBen Forster
JudasTim Minchin
Mary MagdaleneMelanie Chisholm (Mel C)
HerodChris Moyles

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Harrogate Theatre
14th - 18th June 2005
Harrogate St. Andrew's Players
Creative Director/Choreographer: Lousie Denison. Musical Director: Jim Lunt

CharacterPlayed By
Judas IscariotAlex Hogg
Jesus ChristMick Britton
Mary MagdaleneJacqui Hogg
Alternating with AD
Mary MagdaleneAlex Darby
Alternating with JH
PriestDuncan Campbell
PriestPhilip Creed
PriestFrank Ward
CaiaphasRichard Emms
AnnasMike Bindon
Simon ZealotesAndrew Foxcroft
Pontius PilateNigel Dixon
PeterNed Sproston
Maid by the Fire/ChorusJanet Smith
King HerodDarren Roberts
ChorusLiz Campbell
ChorusEileen Dalingwater
ChorusLisa Hensby
ChorusJudi Hutchinson
ChorusMorna MacKenzie
ChorusJess Robinson
ChorusJanet Webster
DancerLorna Creed
DancerAlex Darby
DancerCharlotte Gale
DancerGemma Hayes
DancerHelen Hazelgrave
DancerJacqui Hogg
DancerMelissa Wooler
DisciplePaul Addy
DiscipleJohn Archibald
DiscipleAshley Johnson
DiscipleJames Nelson
DiscipleJoel Rimmer
DiscipleJoe Sauers
DiscipleShaun Stevenson
DiscipleKristian Tiffany
DiscipleRobert Wilson
GuardLuke Webber
GuardAlex Richardson
GuardAndrew Swarbrick
GuardDale Chadwick
GuardRichard Burnley
Orchestra
Conductor/KeyboardJim Lunt
KeyboardDavid Collins
KeyboardJames Jayawardena
GuitarMike MacSween
GuitarJeff Swift
BassBarry Rickarby
TrumpetJim Stretton
HornBob Shaw
ReedsKen Wilkinson
DrumsIan Wilson
PercussionIan Mathews

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UK Tour 2015
Monday 2nd - Saturday 7th November 2015, Birmingham Hippodrome
Directors: Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright.
Designer: Paul Farnsworth. Choreography: Carole Todd.
Musical Supervisor: Tom de Keyser. Lighting Designer: Nick Richings.
Sound Designer: Dan Samson.

November 2015/BH cast
CharacterPlayed By
Jesus ChristGlenn Carter
Judas IscariotTim Rogers
Mary MagdaleneRachel Adedeji
CaiaphasNeil Moors
AnnasAlistair Lee
Pontius PilateJohnathan Tweedie
King HerodTom Gilling
Peter/EnsembleEdward Handoll
Simon Zealotes/Ensemble
Undertsudy Jesus Christ
Kristofer Harding
Andrew/Ensemble
Understudy Simon Zealotes
Andy Barke
John/Ensemble
Understudy Judas Iscariot
Tim Oxbrow
Thomas/Ensemble (Swing)
Understudy King Herod
Richard J Hunt
Matthew/Ensemble
Understudy Annas
David Burilin
Thaddeus/Ensemble
Understudy Caiaphas
Marc Akinfolarin
Nathaniel/Ensemble
Understudy Pontius Pilate/Peter
Cellen Chugg Jones
James the Just/Ensemble (Swing)Michael Ward
Apostle Woman/Maid by the River/Ensemble
Understudy Mary Magdalene
Rebekah Lowings
Apostle Woman/EnsembleLizzie Ottley
Apostle Woman/Ensemble (Swing)Olive Robinson
Muscians
Musical Director/KeyboardsTim Whiting
Assistant Musical Director/KeyboardsRichard Morris
GuitarsBrian Streeter
GuitarsLiam Spencer Smith
Bass GuitarJonnie James
DrumsRob Parsons
PercussionJames Gorman
Children (provided by The Theatre Workshop)
Choir MasterLoula Greater
PrincipalSuzy Bleasdale
Team OnePhoenix Murphy, Nathaniel Dass, Savannah Dass, Jake Ashen, Harry Ashen, Layla Birch, Kylene Santos, Maddisson Hughes, Eleanor Shrewsbury, Yashila Lamaj, Gia Kattapuram, Tiani Davis-Byfield
Team TwoNiamh Ray, Nancy Rutter, Mollie Maddocks, Noah Allaway, Sky Vale, Theo Gilbert-Birch, Simran Rana, Joyce Fouda, Alexa Moore, Zain Shah, Tobias Martin Clarke, Ellis Mckenzie

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