Scott Cripps: Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Tour

Date - 22 May, 2013, All News Opening Nights Theatre
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The first leg of the highly anticipated international tour of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, begins this week in Australia. Scott joins Melanie C, Tim Minchin and competition winner Ben Forster in the cast of the Arena tour.

The show will begin in Perth and travel to Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane throughout June 2013.

Jesus Christ Superstar debuted on Broadway in October 1971 running for 720 performances, closing two years later after grossing over £2.8 million at the box office, and Andrew Lloyd Webber won the prestigious Drama Desk Award as Most Promising Composer for Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972. By 1980, after 3,358 performances, Jesus Christ Superstar had become the longest running musical in West End.

Overview

Scott Cripps is one the UK's foremost tappers and can be seen regularly jamming at Ronnie Scott's and 606 Club. He was the tap coach on Katie Mitchell's Waves for The National Theatre, and was the guest Tap Soloist at the legendary Will Gaines 80th Birthday Celebrations.

His stage credits include Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour in Australia and the UK, Will Parker in Oklahoma at Kilworth House, No 1 UK Tour's of High Society, Footloose, Whistle Down The Wind and in The West End Peter Pan, Pirates of Penzance and Doctor Doolittle.

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