Jesus Christ Superstar Extends at Signature Theatre
Signature Theatre has announced an extension for its current production of Jesus Christ Superstar, now scheduled to run an extra week through July 9.
Joe Calarco directs the rock musical, featuring lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, with a new immersive staging in Signature's MAX Theatre. Choreography is by Karma Camp and musical direction by William Yanesh.
The production stars Nicholas Edwards (Spamilton) as Jesus of Nazareth, Ari McKay Wilford (Once) as Judas Iscariot, and Natascia Diaz (West Side Story) as Mary Magdalene. They are joined in the cast by Sherri L. Edelen (Midwestern Gothic) as King Herod, Sam Ludwig (Midwestern Gothic) as Annas, Michael J. Mainwaring (Smokey Joe's Café) as Peter, Awa Sal Secka (Caroline, or Change) as Simon Zealotes, Thomas Adrian Simpson (Company) as Caiaphas, and Bobby Smith as Pontius Pilate (Midwestern Gothic).
The ensemble is rounded out by Vincent Kempski (Miss Saigon), David Landstrom (Avenue Q), Calvin McCullough (A Christmas Carol), Solomon Parker III (Dogfight), Jobari Parker-Namdar (Anyone Can Whistle), Chris Sizemore (Titanic), Harrison Smith (Parade), Korinn Walfall (Caroline, or Change), and Kara Tameika Watkins (Jelly's Last Jam).