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Jesus Christ Superstar

Lyrics by Tim Rice | Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber | Starring Matt Cardle

The multi award-winning production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar is back. 

Originally written as a rock opera album, Jesus Christ Superstar made its explosive debut on the Broadway stage in 1971. The show transferred to the West End the following year where it ran for eight years and went on to become one of the most enduring musicals of its time.

Following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre – where it won the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, and Evening Standard Award for Best Musical - this "gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical" (Guardian) comes to the Barbican for just 60 performances from 4 July 2019. 

Booking Information

Please note that Matt Cardle will not be performing on the following days:

Friday 12 July, Saturday 13 July (evening), Tuesday 30 July, Wednesday 31 July


Robert Tripolino and Ricardo Afonso play the iconic roles of Jesus and Judas, with Sallay Garnett as Mary. Matt Cardle plays the role of Pilate, with Cavin Cornwall and Nathan Amzi as Caiaphas and Annas.

Please note that Matt Cardle will not be performing on the following days: 

Friday 12 July
Saturday 13 July (evening)
Tuesday 30 July
Wednesday 31 July

Good To Know

Please note that latecomers will not be admitted until the interval. Also, should you need to leave the auditorium, re-admittance is not permitted during the performance


Barbican, London

Barbican - Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

Additional Details & FAQ

Cancellation Policy

No exchanges or refunds

Where Do I Go

Barbican, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS


4.6(50 reviews)
  • kevin parker

    Aug 27, 2019

    Enjoyed the show and seating area was very good. Just wished I got to see a bit more of the lovely matt cardle xxxx

  • Lynn

    Aug 25, 2019

    Completely blown away from the opening solo note to the dramatic silence at the end before the rupture of applause! Amazing vocals worthy of a soundtrack. Just fantastic!

  • Anonymous

    Aug 23, 2019

    Fantastic show! I think it's important to remind people where safety exits are in case of any emergencies on the night and people should be discouraged about the use of mobile phones & the taking of persistent selfies announcements should be made in auditorium at the beginning of the show that all mobile phones should be switched off to allow people to get the most out of the performance and really enjoy the night without any invasions/distractions!

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