By Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Ashfield Musical Society. Concord RSL. Nov 2 – 11, 2012.
Did you first experience Jesus Christ Superstar in the 1970s as a rock concept album or a large-scale, spectacular rock opera?
Well, it also works as a relatively intimate piece (I’d only previously seen amateur productions in large venues).
Director Dennis Clements’ simple set, using gleaming tubular construction scaffolding, creates effective levels and entrances on a very tight stage, keeping props to a minimum.