First Look at Heath Saunders, Ryan Shaw, and Jo Lampert in Jesus Christ Superstar at Lyric Opera

Production Photos   First Look at Heath Saunders, Ryan Shaw, and Jo Lampert in Jesus Christ Superstar at Lyric Opera
 
The Olivier-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production makes its U.S. debut April 27.
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Jo Lampert and Heath Saunders Todd Rosenberg Photography

The U.S. premiere of the Olivier Award-winning 2016 London revival of Jesus Christ Superstar will run April 27–May 20 at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) stars as Jesus, alongside Ryan Shaw (Motown) as Judas, Jo Lampert (Joan of Arc: Into the Fire) as Mary Magdalene, Michael Cunio (Jersey Boys) as Pontius Pilate, Mykal Kilgore (Dear Evan Hansen) as Simon Zealotes, rock musician Shaun Fleming as Herod, Joseph Anthony Byrd (Kinky Boots) as Anas, Cavin Cornwall (Les Misérables) as Caiaphas, and Andrew Mueller (Peter and the Starcatcher) as Peter.

Directed by Timothy Sheader, this new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s landmark biblical rock musical premiered at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in a sold-out 2016 run.

Flip through the first look photos below:

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