Why was Jesus Christ Superstar Cancelled?
Following news Friday night that the star-studded, multimillion-dollar production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour had been abruptly canceled, the tour’s promoter, Michael Cohl, has explained that as suspected, the ax fell because ticket sales weren’t cutting it.
Who first sang Jesus Christ Superstar?
On the original album, the part of Jesus was sung by Ian Gillan, with Murray Head as Judas, Michael d’Abo as King Herod, Yvonne Elliman as Mary Magdalene, and Barry Dennen as Pilate.
Did John Legend produce Jesus Christ Superstar?
Legend, who also served as an executive producer on Superstar, doesn’t see himself getting any special nominations for his performance, as there isn’t really a designated Emmys category for live-musical stars (were he to land an acting nod, it would likely be as best actor in a limited series or movie).
Who owns the rights to Jesus Christ Superstar?
Producer. The Really Useful Group is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatre producing and rights licensing company and controls the theatrical rights for all of Andrew’s works, including The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Sunset Boulevard and School of Rock – The Musical.
Who is Tim Minchin in Jesus superstar?
Tim Minchin, the comedian who composed the musical Matilda, is to play Judas Iscariot in a revival of Jesus Christ Superstar at the 02 arena this summer.