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Autumn 2019: Jesus Christ Superstar

Dates: Tuesday 15th - Saturday 19th October 2019

Director: James Fortune
Musical Director: Amy Bryce
Movement Director: Matthew Howes

Further Info: Do check out James Fortune’s website, where you will already be able to see some key information about the show! https://www.jamesfortune.co.uk/jesus-christ-superstar/

Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of biblical Jesus in the final days leading up to his crucifixion. Written 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’s relationship with Mary Magdalene. The musical is unique among biblical retellings in that it focuses on both Judas’s struggle making the decision to betray Jesus and Jesus’s 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 1970’s rock, gospel, folk and funk themes, language and colloquialisms of the time, and high-energy dance numbers.

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Spring 2020: Crazy For You

Dates: Tuesday 28th April - Saturday 2nd May 2020

Director: Chris Malone
Musical Director: Dennis Hooker
Choreographer: Aimee Clark-Hooker and Hayley Dodsworth

Show Launch Date: 28th October 2019

Audition Date: 17th November 2019

Brimming full of Gershwin's glorious tunes and featuring top choreography, this ultimate feel-good musical is a treat not to miss. Mistaken identity, a town with no women and a troupe of follies dance girls mould together to produce a musical that really does have it all. Featuring a seemingly endless list of gorgeous standards; 'Slap That Bass', 'Someone To Watch Over Me', 'I Got Rhythm', 'Nice Work If You Can Get It’ and 'Shall We Dance' to name a few, this is a high-energy, high-kicking and gloriously glamorous show. Join Epsom Light Opera Company as they travel from New York to Deadrock and back again. You'd be crazy not to!

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Autumn 2020: Show to be announced

Dates: Tuesday 13th - Saturday 17th October 2020

Director: TBC
Musical Director: TBC
Choreographer: TBC

Show Launch Date: TBC - Approx May 2020

Audition Date: TBC - Approx May/June 20202

Keep you eye on this page for the Autumn 2020 show to be accounced!


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