Jesus Christ Superstar

Musicals and Opera (musical theatre)

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Jesus Christ Superstar is back and will once again be rocking the main stage at the Rose Theatre. With lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. This is an amateur production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Limited.

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Sarah Tuckwood about 16 hours ago

Wow! An amazing piece of musical theatre brought bang up to date. Judas, Jesus and Mary are outstanding. Colum Findlay embodies the role of Judas and the audience shares his every emotion. A professional slick production filled with energy. One not to be missed!

Kevin about 24 hours ago

I am a big fan of JCSS and for me this was a hugely enjoyable show. The energy and enthusiasm were palpable and it was better than at least one “professional” production that I have seen.

Special shout out has to go to the Pharisees who took sinister to the next level. Truly outstanding. But well done to everyone.

Only slight criticism is that at times the singers couldn’t be heard above the band. Maybe it’s a particularly challenging venue but unfortunately it did detract from an otherwise excellent performance.

Janette Hannah 1 day ago

A superb show. Great performances from all but Judas outshone the rest with Mary Magdalene a close second. Well done to all.

Paul MacDonald 1 day ago

As with some of the other reviewers, I enjoyed this show overall but there were some moments where I felt the immersion was lost. This is a show which can easily become cheesy and pantoesque and parts of this felt that way. There were some very good moments though, Mary's "I don't know how to love him" being a stand out for me.

Stella 1 day ago

I listen to this musical on Spotify all the time! I've watched twice of it, and I've just bought one more ticket again! An impressive show. Judas and Mary, and the band are outstanding.

Nancy Tines 1 day ago

JCSS has not to be missed. The young man who played Judas really did steal the show. His passion for his craft was very evident in his performance. What a voice! And not forgetting the rest of the cast. They were amazing.

Stewart 3 days ago

This show is a outstandingly mixed production.

Judas was great standing head and shoulders above many professional performers to take on the part! Jesus was a very modern take on the questioning leader while Mary brought a lot of warmth and strong emotions to each of her scenes.
The energy sparking off stage with the dancing from the chorus was astonishing, you could feel the love and care put in by each of them even at the back of the theatre.

It is a pity then the childish and sometimes under rehearsed moves did not match this enthusiasm, particularly in Herod's song which unfortunately while funny was a let down in comparison to other leads in the company such as the main trio and the priests.

The band were at times much too loud to hear the cast which is a shame as it is a great score and they do bring the rock and roll needed for the show, but could do with some more balance in the sound.

Lindy 4 days ago

We have seen this company many times, and are always impressed. Today's JCSS was great, but frustrating. Individual performances were outstanding - Mary and Judas were absolute stand outs - Jesus was a bit too laid back for our liking, but we got the feeling that he had been directed this way... it didn't gel. Not all the main parts were strong, and it felt somehow unrehearsed. The chorus were full of energy, but there were quite a few blunders and people forgetting words. The worst thing was the imbalance between the sound of the live music and the singing. The music was way, way too loud, and at some points we really couldn't hear the singing - which was such a shame as they were really putting their hearts and souls into it. Everyone was talking about it on the way out - it's hard to believe that the production team haven't done something about it up to now. The stars of the show just about carried it, but they shouldn't have to work so hard to shine - and they are being badly let down by the set up. If you do go to see this, sit right at the back as far away from the musicians as possible.

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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 1 day ago

Jesus Christ Superstar, along with perhaps Sunset Boulevard, is one of the most difficult Lloyd-Webber rock operas to stage, and it’s an act of either extreme courage or foolhardiness on the part of Captivate Theatre to mount a production of this show with an amateur cast. Particularly on what looks...

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