Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

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Jesus Christ Superstar

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Closed March 26, 2017

An Absolute Miracle!

Broadway production review, Globe and Mail

Why See Jesus Christ Superstar?

The politically charged story of the Cruxifiction arrives!

Celebrating 46 years since its debut, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's controversial rock opera about the last days of the Messiah tours Southern California in 2017 ! True to its political roots when conceived in 1970, we follow the passions of Christ in rock-heavy, bombastic style, with power ballads to heavy anthems that accompany him, as he contends with the betrayal of Judas and evaluates his relationships with his apostles and the world around him, on the eve of his death at the hands of Pilate.

What to expect

Jesus' meteor-like rise in popularity thanks to his radical teachings, are akin to modern-day celebrity worship, making this a musical of the ages, and far from out of date. Controversially portrayed as a tragic antihero, Jesus' 12th disciple Judas becomes increasingly disillusioned with the prophet, worried that the true message of God is being corrupted by his leader's ever-growing celebrity. As a desperate attempt to save God's Word, he commits the ultimate betrayal. The struggles of both prophet and traitor are perfectly encapsulated within the hit songs I Don't Know How to Love Him, Everything's Alright, Heaven On Their Minds, and of course, the iconic title song, Superstar.

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Opening night: 23 March 2017


Suitable for ages 12+

Run time

Two hours 40 minutes, with one intermission

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Please note that the images shown are taken from the 2016 Broadway production


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