Full casting announced for Jesus Christ Superstar
The revival production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical opens in July
The Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park have announced the cast that will be joining Declan Bennett in the upcoming revival of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Joining Bennett as Jesus will be Tyrone Huntley as Judas, Anoushka Lucas as Mary Magdelene, David Thaxton as Pilate, Cavin Cornwall as Caiaphas, Peter Caulfield as Herod, Phil King as Peter, Joel Harper-Jackson as Simon Zealotes and Sean Kingsley as Annas.
Also joining the company are Ashley Andrews, Will Barratt, Billy Cullum, Joshua Dever, Omari Douglas, Simon Hardwick, Raquel Jones, Bobbie Little, Sinead Long, Gloria Obianyo, Joseph Prouse, Charlotte Riby, Cameron Sharp, Barnaby Thompson, Rhys Whitfield, and The Soul Girls will be played by Genesis Lynea, Rosa O'Reilly and Shanay Holmes.
The show is running 45 years after the musical was first staged and will be directed by Timothy Sheader. The score includes "I Don't Know How to Love Him", "Gethsemane" and "Superstar".
Jesus Christ Superstar runs at the Open Air Theatre Regent's Park from 21 July to 27 August.