JCS Zone's own staff member Gibson DelGiudice had an exclusive interview with Devin McKinney, a published author on pop culture and archivist at Gettysburg College. Last year, he wrote Jesusmania!, a new book about a wildly successful (and illegal) amateur production presented at Gettysburg in spring 1971, which you can purchase by clicking here: goo.gl/YKkYmj
(buy fast; the current edition is a limited print run of 500 copies, signed and numbered by the author).
Here is a rare and recently surfaced recording of the first preview of the 2000 Broadway cast including the original Judas, Jason Pebworth who was replaced shortly after the first few previews due to heavy vocal problems.
Manoel Felciano replaced Jason Pebworth after only a few shows. He was supposed to eventually return to the role but never did. In the end it was Tony Vincent who took over the role.
This is one of the more obscure Superstar recordings from the early seventies. The exact year of release is uncertain (currently estimated at 1971 thanks to the help of CastAlbums.org), but Tim Rice reportedly once mentioned that it was one of the first recordings to appear outside the UK after the original concept album was released. ... See MoreSee Less
We hope you all like the change. Some things might feel different but don't worry, you'll get used to it in no-time. This necessary forum upgrade will make sure our community will be around for another good ten years! ... See MoreSee Less
To avoid any unnecessary confusion/lawsuits, it is worth stating here that this site is in no way officially connected to, or with, Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Really Useful Group, Tim Rice, or Jesus Christ Superstar(all links are to official websites). This is merely a well-intentioned attempt by devoted fans to connect with other devoted fans who are interested in the show.