NEWS: Full Casting for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s Jesus Christ Superstar Announced

The recently announced concert performances will take place at the theatre from the 14th August.

Full casting has today been announced for the upcoming concert performances of Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Timothy Sheader.

The 90 minute production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is set to star Declan Bennett and Pepe Nufrio will share the part of Jesus, with Ricardo Afonso and Tyrone Huntley as Judas. They are joined by Maimuna Memon and Anoushka Lucas as Mary, David Thaxton (Pilate), Shaq Taylor (Herod), Ivan De Freitas (Caiaphas), Nathan Amzi (Annas), Phil King (Peter), Cedric Neal (Simon), and Genesis Lynea, Rosa O’Reilly, Elliotte Williams-N’Dure as the Soul Singers. Completing the cast are Daniel Bailey, Dale Evans, Rosie Fletcher, Josh Hawkins, Stevie Hutchinson, Billy Nevers, Charlotte Riby, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda, Barnaby Thompson and Tara Young. Many of the roles will be shared with different performers taking on different dates. 

The measures that the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have put in place for those heading to a performance include: having temperature taken on arrival, wearing a facial covering and maintain a social distance of 2 metres if possible. For more information click here.

Meanwhile, the creative team for the concert performances include: Will Burton CDG and David Grindrod CDG (casting), Lee Curran (lighting design), Tom Deering (musical supervisor), Barbara Houseman (associate director, voice and text), Drew McOnie (choreography), Nick Lidster for Autograph (sound design), Tom Scutt (design), Timothy Sheader (director), Kate Waters (fight director) and Denzel Westley-Sanderson (co-director).

Jesus Christ Superstar will run at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre from the 14th August until the 27th September.

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