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Review: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar is an impressive beauty of a rock opera. It successfully takes a Biblical phrase such as, “Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.” (Lamentations 3:41) to make it a revolutionary statement. With a fuse set by Director Joe Calarco, Jesus Christ […]

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Opera AACC (Anne Arundel Community College) by Andrew L. Baughman

The last local production of Jesus Christ Superstar I attended was Open Circle Theatre Company’s acclaimed 2004 production. It boasted a brilliantly original concept and some of the region’s most gifted actors; regrettably, however, it left me longing for a production with singers who could better handle the vocal requirements of the score. Thankfully, director/conductor […]

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Ben Lurye & Robert Bradley on Anne Arundel Community College’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

What’s a nice Jewish Boy playing Jesus Christ in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar at Anne Arundel Community College? Benjamin Lurye gives us the divine details. Ben: I joined this production in a somewhat unusual way–they had lost the actor who was originally cast to play Jesus, and I was recommended to Director Douglas Brandt Byerly by […]

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