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Summer 2019

There are several interpreted theatrical performances scheduled so far for summer 2019. If more are added, this page will be updated. You ca...

Monday, May 13, 2019

"Jesus Christ Superstar" Interpreted 5/18 at 7:00 pm

Portland Community College presents
an interpreted performance of


music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
lyrics by Tim Rice


DATE & TIME: Saturday May 18th at 7:00 pm
LOCATION: PCC Sylvania Performing Arts Center
                      12000 SW 49th Ave. Portland, OR 97219
TICKETS:  available at the door or online
                    $20 General admission
                    $15 PCC staff, students, veterans, seniors
                    $12.50 Groups of 10 or more
INTERPRETERS: Marie Groshans and Dylan Mata-Lovato


"Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of biblical Jesus in the final days leading up to his crucifixion. A rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the musical has no spoken dialogue and is sometimes considered a modern rock-opera. Loosely based on the Gospels, Superstar focuses on the personal conflicts between Jesus, his disciples, the people of Israel, and the leadership of Rome. Special attention is played to the relationship between Judas Iscariot and Jesus, as well as Jesus relationship with Mary Magdalene. The musical is unique among biblical retellings in that it focuses on both Judas struggle making the decision to betray Jesus and Jesus human psychology, fear, and anger in understanding and accepting his role as both leader and martyr. The show is a product of its era, permeated with 1970s rock, gospel, folk and funk themes, modern language and colloquialisms, and high-energy dance numbers."

Ages: we suggest that children under 12 be accompanied by adults.

Running time: roughly 2 1/2 hours, including intermission.

Accessibility needs: if you have accessibility needs (for reserving seats for wheelchairs and their guests, require hearing devices, or other accessibility needs), please call 971-722-4949 and leave your name and number and our volunteer box office staff will get back to you as soon as we’re able.

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