A scene from Jesus Christ Superstar
(© David Hou/Stratford Shakspeare Festival)
A scene from Jesus Christ Superstar
(© David Hou/Stratford Shakspeare Festival)
Full casting has been announced for the Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar, which will play Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre, with previews beginning March 1. Des McAnuff will direct the show, which opens officially on March 22.

The cast will feature Paul Nolan as Jesus Christ, Josh Young as Judas Iscariot, Chilina Kennedy as Mary Magdalene, Tom Hewitt as Pontius Pilate, Bruce Dow as King Herod, Marcus Nance as Caiaphas, and Aaron Walpole as Annas.

The company will include Matt Alfano as Thaddeus, Mary Antonini as Elizabeth, Karen Burthwright as Ruth, Jacqueline Burtney as Mary (Martha's Sister), Mark Cassius as Matthew, Ryan Gifford as Bartholomew, Kaylee Harwood as Sarah, Jeremy Kushnier as James the Lesser/Priest, Mike Nadajewski as Peter, Melissa O'Neil as Martha/Maid by the Fire, Laurin Padolina as Rachel, Katrina Reynolds as Esther, Jaz Sealey as Thomas, Jason Sermonia as John, Julius Sermonia as James, Lee Siegel as Simon Zealotes, Jonathan Winsby as Phillip, Sandy Winsby as Andrew, and Krista Leis and Matthew Rossoff as swings.

The creative team includes choreographer Lisa Shriver, musical director Rick Fox, set designer Robert Brill, costume designer Paul Tazewell, lighting designer Howell Binkley, sound designer Steve Canyon Kennedy, and video designer Sean Nieuwenhuis.

The production previously played at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and is at the the La Jolla Playhouse through December 31.

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