25 October 2012
Following a triumphant arena tour in the UK and Ireland, Universal Pictures is delighted to announce that 'Jesus Christ Superstar' will be shown in selected cinemas in the US and Australia prior to a UK DVD and Blu-Ray release on November 19th. Both the DVD and Blu-ray are now available for pre-order from Amazon.
'Jesus Christ Superstar' will be broadcast in more than 575 U.S. cinemas nationwide on Monday, Oct. 29 and again on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. local time and to 60 Australian screens from November 8th for one week only. In the US, 'Jesus Christ Superstar UK Rock Spectacular' tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com, in Australia tickets can be purchased through www.jesuschristsuperstarmovie.com.au as well as from the participating theater box offices.
UPDATE 29th Oct 2012: We're sorry to report that Fathom Events have just announced: "Jesus Christ Superstar fans – due to circumstances beyond our control-the event scheduled for tonight & Thurs 11/1 has been cancelled". Further information can be found on their site. At this time we do not know yet if these screenings will be rescheduled, but if they are we'll let you know as soon as we do.
Broadwayworld.com spoke to Melanie about starring in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' as Mary Magdalene, you can watch the full video here:
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