Initial casting announced for 2023/24 UK tour of ‘JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR’

Initial casting has been announced for the 2023/24 UK tour of the Olivier Award-winning reimagined Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s celebrated musical, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, which opens at the Palace Theatre, Manchester from 11 September 2023.

Ian McIntosh (We Will Rock You, Follies, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – Olivier nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actor in a Musical) will play Jesus, Shem Omari James (Dreamgirls UK Tour) will play Judas and Hannah Richardson (Sting’s The Last Ship) plays Mary.

Further casting to be announced.

Featuring lyrics and music by Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, this production was reimagined by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre where it originated and is helmed by director Timothy Sheader and choreographer Drew McOnie.

Completing the creative team is design by Tom Scutt, lighting design by Lee Curran, sound design by Nick Lidster and music supervision by Tom Deering.

The 2023-2024 UK Tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is produced by David Ian for Crossroads Live and Work Light Productions. The original production was produced by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

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