Jesus Christ Superstar musical is an all time classic rock musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Weber and lyrics by Tim Rice and Tony Rice. It was first released as a rock album musical with some songs performed only in part and other songs performed completely in song form. The first Broadway performance of the musical was in 1971 with the production, directed by Jack Swartzwelder and starring Michael Caine, John Tutturro, and John Candy. After the successful Broadway run, the musical was released onto the record as a full musical.
The story of the musical revolves around the life of Jesus Christ. It tells the story of what Christ did, and why He is important today. Through Jesus Christ Superstar, the audience will learn about the teachings of Christ. They will also be introduced to various Biblical characters such as angels, Moses, and Buddha. Through the music and dialogue, it will create the story.
The musical focuses on the life of Jesus. They have included the life of the twelve apostles in the story. Some of the stories include those of the virgin birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The story also includes many miracles that are said to have occurred during His life, such as turning water to wine and raising the dead. These are just a few of the events that were recorded in the Bible. If you want a musical that is great for children, then Jesus Christ Superstar Chicago is the musical for you.