2 Acts, Book Musical, Rated PG
Revised Version (2012)
A masterful retelling of the original sensation, injected with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.
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. 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," "Turn Back, O Man" and "By My Side."
A small 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,
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Another one-act version of Passionella was written by Stephen Sondheim and directed by Mike Nichols four years before Mr. Nichols directed The Apple Tree.