At 63, Neeley is Jesus - again.Byline: The Register-Guard
A rock musical about the life of Jesus and a children's theater musical about the life of Charlie Brown are opening on area stages this week.
OPENING THIS WEEK
Jesus Christ Superstar
Tuesday through March 1
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Noun 1. Andrew Lloyd Webber - English composer of many successful musicals (some in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice) (born in 1948)
Baron Lloyd Webber of Sydmonton, Lloyd Webber rock 'n' roll rock 'n' roll: see rock music. musical about the last seven days of Jesus' life and his betrayal by Judas Iscariot was condemned by some Christians as sacrilegious sac·ri·le·gious
1. Grossly irreverent toward what is or is held to be sacred.
2. Having committed sacrilege.
sac when it first came out in the 1970s. These days, it's as likely as not to be put on by church groups.
In a bit of a second coming, Ted Neeley will play Jesus in this traveling production out of New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of . The 63-year-old actor had the same role in the 1973 movie version.
``Jesus Christ Superstar'' will have a three-day midweek run in Eugene. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and March 1 at the Hult Center, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street.
Tickets are $27.50 to $47.50 through the Hult box office, 682-5000, or at www.hultcenter.com.
You're a Good Man,
Wildish Community Theater
Friday through March 4
SPRINGFIELD - Spend a day in the life of Charlie Brown as interpreted in a production of the musical by Rose Children's Theatre.
Based on the popular comic strip by the late Charles Schultz, the show is directed by Debi Noel. It has a cast of 40 children from ages 8 to 15.
Charlie Brown is played by Spencer Hansen, 11; Sally Brown by Hannah Miller, 12; Lucy Van Pelt Lucy van Pelt is a fictional character in the syndicated comic strip Peanuts, written and drawn by Charles Schulz. She is the older sister of Linus and Rerun. Lucy is a crabby and cynical eight-year-old girl, and is often mean to the other characters in the strip, by Emma Sohlberg, 13; Linus Van Pelt Linus van Pelt is one of the characters in Charles M. Schulz's comic strip Peanuts. Probably the best friend of Charlie Brown, Linus is also the younger brother of Lucy Van Pelt and older brother of Rerun van Pelt. by Zach Esrig, 12; Schroeder by Chance Yager, 14; and Snoopy Snoopy
world’s most famous beagle. [Comics: “Peanuts” in Horn, 542]
See : Dogs
imaginative dog. [Comics: “Peanuts” in Horn, 542–543]
See : Illusion by Kaitlyn Sage, 15.
Showtimes are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, weekends through March 4. The Wildish Theater is at 630 Main St., Springfield.
Tickets are $10, $6 for 12 and younger, sold at all Euphoria Chocolate Company locations. For information, call 431-0444 or visit www.TheRCT.com.