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

Full 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 to 23 September 2023.

As previously announced, the cast will be led by Ian McIntosh as Jesus, Shem Omari James as Judas, and Hannah Richardson as Mary. They are joined by Ryan O’Donnell as Pilate, Jad Habchi as Caiaphas, and Matt Bateman as Annas.

Julian Clary will play the role of Herod during the initial 2023 dates including Manchester (11 – 23 September), Newcastle (26-30 September), Aberdeen (10 – 14 October), Glasgow (16 – 21 October) and Liverpool (23– 28 October). Casting for other venues is to be announced.

Further cast will include Jasmine Jules Andrews (Ensemble), Pàje Campbell (Ensemble), Louise Francis (Ensemble/Soul Singer), Francis Foreman (Ensemble/Priest), Megan Bryony G (Ensemble/Mob Leader), Joshua Hawkins (Ensemble/Peter), Darius J James (Ensemble/Priest), Cassandra Lee (Ensemble/Soul Singer), Stephen Lewis-Johnston (Ensemble), Charlie McCullagh (Ensemble/Alternate Jesus), Jago Mottart (Ensemble), Mia Musakambeva (Ensemble/Soul Singer), Timothy Roberts (Ensemble/Priest), Luke Street (Ensemble/Simon/ Alternate Judas), Timo Tatzber (Ensemble/Herod) and Jordan Michael Todd (Ensemble).

Completing the company will be Carla Bertran (Swing/Dance Captain), Daniel Bowskill (Swing/Fight Captain), Myla Carman (On-Stage Swing) and Christopher Tendai (Swing/Resident Choreographer).

Featuring lyrics and music by Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR was reimagined by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, where the production 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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