Full Casting Announced for Jesus Christ Superstar

Full casting has been announced for Jesus Christ Superstar, which will visit Wales Millennium Centre from 29 January – 3 February 2024.

Tickets for Jesus Christ Superstar are on sale now at https://www.wmc.org.uk/en/whats-on/2024/jesus-christ-superstar.

Ian McIntosh (We Will Rock You, Follies, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical- Olivier nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actor in a Musical) will be starring as Jesus. Shem Omari James (Dreamgirls) will be playing Judas and Hannah Richardson (Sting’s The Last Ship) will play Mary.

They are joined by Ryan O’Donnell (Tine the Musical, Quadrophenia the Musical, Romeo & Juliet- RSC) who will be playing Pilate, Jad Habchi (Jesus Christ Superstar, Dirty Dancing) as Caiaphas and Matt Bateman (The Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd) as Annas.

Further cast will include Jasmine Jules Andrews (Ensemble), Pàje Campbell (Ensemble), Louise Francis (Ensemble/Soul Singer), Francis Foreman (Ensemble/Priest), Megan Bryony G (Ensemble/ Mob Leader), Joshua Hawkins (Ensemble/Peter), Darius J James (Ensemble/Priest), Cassandra Lee (Ensemble/Soul Singer), Stephen Lewis-Johnston (Ensemble), Charlie McCullagh (Ensemble/Alternate Jesus), Jago Mottart (Ensemble), Mia Musakambeva (Ensemble/Soul Singer), Timothy Roberts (Ensemble/Priest), Luke Street (Ensemble/Simon/Alternative Judas), Timo Tatzber (Ensemble/Herod) and Jordan Michael Todd (Ensemble).

Completing the company will be Carla Bertran (Swing/Dance Captain), Daniel Bowskill (Swing/Fight Captain), Myla Carman (On-Stage Swing) and Christopher Tendai (Swing/Resident Choreographer).

Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.

Featuring lyrics and music by Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, this production was reimagined by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre where it originated and is helmed by director Timothy Sheader and choreographer Drew McOnie. Completing the creative team is design by Tom Scutt, lighting design by Lee Curran, sound design by Nick Lidster and music supervision by Tom Deering.

The 2023-2024 UK Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar is produced by David Ian for Crossroads Live and Work Light Productions. The original production was produced by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.