The Really Useful Group and AEG Live have announced the return of the hugely successful UK arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary rock classic Jesus Christ Superstar! - and it will return to Capital FM Arena Nottingham on 10th March.
The show returns to the UK by popular demand, after receiving overwhelming praise during its inaugural UK run from both audiences and critics alike. The run was seen by over 150,000 thousand people, breaking previous audience records with 74,000 fans seeing the show in its opening weekend.
Award-winning Tim Minchin will return as ‘Judas Iscariot’, Spice Girl Melanie C as ‘Mary Magdalene’ and Chris Moyles as ‘King Herod’. Winner of ITV’s Superstar, Ben Forster, also returns in the title role of ‘Jesus’.
Andrew Lloyd Webber says: “The tour was the first-ever UK arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar and it surpassed our expectations. The response from audiences across the UK and Ireland was overwhelming and the show was everything I had hoped for. It’s great news that fans will have a final chance to see the show with the original arena tour cast of Tim Minchin, Mel C, Chris Moyles, Ben Forster and Alex Hanson.”
Celebrating over 40 years since it first opened in London’s West End, these final dates of Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour kick off at Capital FM Arena Nottingham on 1th0 March.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 7th December priced between £45 and £65 (plus booking fee).
Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 9am on Thursday 6 December with the code ‘HEROD’. Pre-sale tickets are subject to availability and are on a first come first served basis. If you wish to receive exclusive pre-sale news simply create an account and register your details on www.capitalfmarena.com ticking the box that mentions the Mailing List at the end of the form.
Tickets can be booked online at www.capitalfmarena.com, via the ticket hotline on 0843 373 3000 or in person at Ticketing & Customer Services, Bolero Square, Nottingham.