Celebrating 45 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seminal musical first hit the stage, Jesus Christ Superstar opens at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre on 15 July.
As previously announced, Declan Bennett plays the role of Jesus. Declan was the original lead in the London cast of Once (Phoenix), and has also appeared in Boy George’s musical Taboo (Venue Theatre), RENT (US tour and Broadway), American Idiot (Broadway) as well as on BBC’s EastEnders as Charlie Cotton.
In further casting news, Tyrone Huntley will play Judas, with Anoushka Lucas as Mary Magdelene, Olivier Award winner David Thaxton as Pilate, Cavin Cornwall as Caiaphas, Peter Caulfield as Herod, Phil King as Peter, Joel Harper-Jackson as Simon Zealotes and Sean Kingsley as Annas.
Also joining the company are Ashley Andrews, Will Barratt, Billy Cullum, Joshua Dever, Omari Douglas, Simon Hardwick, Raquel Jones, Bobbie Little, Sinead Long, Gloria Obianyo, Joseph Prouse, Charlotte Riby, Cameron Sharp, Barnaby Thompson and Rhys Whitfield. The Soul Girls will be played by Genesis Lynea, Rosa O’Reilly and Shanay Holmes.
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