Maria Maria

Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College
899 10th Ave, New York, NY 10019
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

A musical based on the story of Mary Magdalene. Winner of 4 Korean Musical Theater Awards, including Best Musical, Joa Musical Company, Chris Yongseok Choi and Jack M. Dalgleish in association with NYMF present the U.S. Premiere of the musical Maria Maria. This award-winning rock musical a la Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of Mary Magdalene and while based o­n the Biblical tale, offers an intriguing plot twist. Maria is a prostitute who leads a miserable life serving Roman soldiers. Wanting to escape her fate she makes a deal that will change her life. With the rising popularity of Jesus, his opponents make her an offer to seduce him. If successful her reward is a chance to go to Rome to redeem her life. Performed by a Korean cast in Korean (with supertitles).

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From Korea With Love - Sep 26, 2006

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