1 Act, Book Musical, Pop / Rock, Rated G
Broadway Junior Version
Prepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew. (60 Minute Version for Young Performers)
The original Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time
Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin,
Children Of Eden); and
it took the world by storm and has now been adapted as Godspell
JR.. Led by the international hit, "Day By
Day," Godspell features a parade of beloved songs including "Prepare Ye
The Way Of The
Lord," "Learn Your Lessons Well," "All For The Best," "All Good
Gifts" and "By My Side."
A group of
people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety
storytelling techniques, and hefty dose of comic timing. An eclectic
blend of songs ranging in style from pop to vaudeville is employed as
the story of
Jesus's life dances across the stage. Dissolving hauntingly into the
Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Jesus's messages of kindness,
tolerance, and love
come vibrantly to life.
Boasting a score with chart topping songs, a book by a visionary
playwright (John-Michael Tebelak), and a feature film, Godspell
JR. is a
continues to touch audiences. Godspell
JR. can be performed virtually anywhere with the simplest
of sets, costumes, lights, and music and is sure to be a
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Mary Martin and Robert Preston starred in the original broadway production of I Do! I Do! Their “straight play” counterparts in The Fourposter had been real life married couple Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn.