Thursday 26th April 2018 - Saturday 28th April 2018
Jesus Christ Superstar
Limerick Musical Society
Join the award winning Limerick Musical Society for their spring production, Jesus Christ Superstar, which runs for 3 nights only!
Considered one of the greatest Rock Operas ever created, it highlights the political and personal struggles between Jesus and Judas during the last 5 days of Jesus’ life, and features a brilliant score including the hits “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”, “Heaven on Their Minds”, the very moving “Gethsemane” and of course the famous title track.
A superb line-up of talent has been assembled: Kevin Prout (Jesus Christ); Paul Shesgreen (Judas Iscariot); Kim Burke (Mary Magdalene); Nigel Dugdale (Herod); Aidan O’Connell (Pontius Pilate); Ger Tracey, James Malone, Radim Zedka & Patrick Woulfe (High Priests), along with a fantastic chorus line who can sing and dance like superstars!
Set in current times, as recommended by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Director Des Henn and his production team – Musical Director, Maire Keary Scanlon / Choreographer, Niamh Twomey / Set Construction, Tom Lynch & Made for Stage / Lighting – Joe Betts / Costumes – Jacinta Florish / Stage Manager – Mike O’Regan – have embarked on creating a unique staging of this iconic musical. A distinctive and imaginative set, superb leads, a strong supporting cast, a talented orchestra, super choreography, costuming and all the elements of current day survival make this a production not to be missed.
Limerick Musical Society has established itself as being one of the leading amateur musical theatre companies in Ireland. It has had the pleasure of performing regularly to sell out audiences in the University Concert Hall, and has been acknowledged for its substantial contribution to the arts and culture of Limerick.
Throughout its 17 year history, the society has produced a spectacular variety of shows ranging from the traditional Gilbert and Sullivan to the modern offerings of Evita, Chess, and Witches of Eastwick. In recognition of the high standards achieved, the society has also been awarded numerous national laurels from the Association of Irish Musical Societies.
Presented by Limerick Musical Society.