“Jesus Christ Superstar in Concert” will be re-performed at Tokyu Theater Orb in July this year. In 2019, “Jesus Christ Superstar in Concert”, which was the first in Japan to perform in full-length with English lyrics, is a gorgeous casting featuring top stars in the musical world who are active all over the world. The tickets were sold out as soon as they were released. Due to the cancellation of some performances due to the typhoon, many fans requested replays. This replay will be held at the Tokyu Theater Orb in Tokyo and the Festival Hall in Osaka.[Image]The role of Ramin Karimloo Jesus, also known as the role of Phantom, made his first visit to Japan at the “New Year Musical Concert 2021” in January this year, and Michael K. Lee, who fascinated the audience with his outstanding expressiveness. .. The role of Judas will be played by Ramin Karimloo, who has appeared in numerous musicals such as “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables” and has many fans all over the world. Ramin said, “I’m very excited to be back in Japan to replay our’Jesus Christ Superstar in Concert’. It was a very difficult year for you and for our industry. I love it. Performing my work in my favorite country has always been something I’ve been looking forward to. I’m looking forward to collaborating with diverse and wonderful artists from all over the world, including Japan. “
The role of Simon is Hayato Kakizawa, and the role of Caiaphas is Hironobu Miyahara (LE VELVETS). Other casts will be announced on the official website as soon as they are decided.
“Jesus Christ Superstar” is a rock opera about the last seven days before Jesus Christ was crucified by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, who gave birth to “Cats” and “The Phantom of the Opera”. .. The lyrics are known for his tag team with Lloyd Webber, and Tim Rice, who is familiar with Disney works such as “Aladdin,” is still loved by many people even now, more than 50 years after the song was born. (Editorial department, Haruka Ichikawa)
“Jesus Christ Superstar in Concert” will be held from July to August 2021 Venue: Tokyo Tokyu Theater Orb, Osaka Festival Hall * Live music, English performance, Japanese subtitles