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'Jesus Christ Superstar' Returns to Broadway

Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera begins previews in March

October 5, 2011 10:05 AM ET
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Clint Holmes performs in a previous performance of Andrew Lloyd Weber's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' in Los Angeles.
Photo by Ron Wolfson/WireImage

Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will return to Broadway early next year. The revival of the 1971 musical by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival will begin previews on March 1st at the Neil Simon Theater after a brief run at the La Jolla Playhouse later this year.

Photos: Random Notes

Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group and Dodger Properties will produce the show, which will be directed by Jersey Boys director Des McAnuff. The production will follow the upcoming Broadway revival of Godspell, another religion-themed rock musical from the Seventies.

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