Jesus Christ Superstar

Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber

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zoomed in image of a man's chest with a vest on. One hand grips a mic and the image is full of glitter

Winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, this ‘adrenaline-pumping’ (New York Times) production is back 

Following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 'gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical' (Guardian) returns to London for a limited season.

Originally written as a rock opera album, Jesus Christ Superstar made its explosive debut on the Broadway stage in 1971. The show transferred to the West End the following year where it ran for eight years and went on to become one of the most enduring musicals of its time.

Its rock musicians, contemporary design and thrilling choreography make this energetic and emotionally charged production unforgettable.

Duration: 1 hour 55 mins Running times: Act 1: 50 minutes | Interval: 20 minutes | Act 2: 45 minutes 
Age Guidance: 10+ This sung-through musical centres on the final days of the life of Jesus. It contains some violence and an onstage depiction of the crucifixion.

Tue 16 Jul
Pre-show set tour and talk for members

Tue 23 Jul 
Post-show talk

Free to same-day ticket holders

Tue 6 Aug
Captioned performance

Tue 13 Aug
Audio-described performance with Touch Tour (6.30pm)

Please note that all performances are at the Barbican Theatre.

Latecomers not admitted until interval. No re-admittance during performance

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Reduced price preview performances 4–8 Jul: 
£3 off top three ticket prices (£12–59.50*)

Members and Members Plus enjoy 20% off the top three ticket prices for this show.

No booking fee. Not available for Saturday evening performances after 9 Jul. Discounted tickets subject to availability.

Become a member.

£10 (Preview performances on 4-8 Jul only)

Aged 14–25? Join Young Barbican for free.

No booking fee. Subject to availability.

Under 18
Save 50%. Proof of age required on collection.

Students are entitled to half-price tickets in advance for Wednesday evenings. Proof of eligibility required on collection.

£16.50 per ticket (Performances on 4-19 July only). Call the Groups line on 020 7382 7211 to book. 1 free teacher’s ticket is available for every 10 students.

Visitors with access requirements who have joined our Access Membership scheme may be eligible for reductions on tickets. Call the Box Office on 020 7638 8891. For Minicom facilities, call 07710 854 085.

Groups (10+)
Save 20%. Call the Groups line on 020 7382 7211.

Discounts are not available on lowest price tickets and are subject to availability. Discounts do not apply to associated talks, films or workshops. They cannot be combined to make greater savings.

*Excludes £3 booking fee
On sale dates
‘A mass delirium of amplified agony and ecstasy‘
Dominic Cavendish, The Daily Telegraph
‘A hosanna-worthy production…the most millennial-friendly JCS ever‘
Chicago Tribune
‘The most thrilling revival yet‘
Simon Button, Attitude
‘an almighty revelation‘
The Daily Telegraph
Ben Brantley, The New York Times
‘Magnificent…vivid and compelling‘
Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard
‘This cracking revival brings Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical to a new generation‘
Sarah Hemming, The Financial Times
‘Its score, careening from bombastic, grinding guitar freak-outs and lung-busting ballads to lilting melodies and rousing chorales, is thrilling‘
Sam Marlowe, The Times
‘Wit, lyricism and satirical bite abound in this dramatic revival‘
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
Baz Bamigboye, Daily Mail
‘The resurrection of the rock opera is cause for celebration‘
Maxie Szalwinska, The Sunday Times

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Enjoy priority booking for Jesus Christ Superstar, discounted tickets & no booking fees and get closer with a pre-show set tour and talk

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