With thirty pieces of silver and a kiss on the cheek, the ultimate act of betrayal is committed.
In 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar burst onto the worldwide stage and changed the face of musical theatre forever.
Through the eyes of the betrayer, Judas Iscariot, Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of the last days of the man he once loved and admired. Through Judas’ eyes, the very human soul beneath the divine icon is bared – troubled, doubting, loving and scared.
A blazing score from Andrew Lloyd Webber of The Phantom of the Opera, Evita and Cats fame combines with Tim Rice’s inventive and evocative lyrics to make a musical still as devastatingly powerful as the first time it hit the stage.
Nominated for eight Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards over its almost 50 year history, the greatest rock opera ever created shines a light on the power of the human spirit.
What would it take for you to betray the Son of God? And how would you feel if you did?
Never before has a simple kiss on the cheek meant so much.