Godspell
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Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak - Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
SHOW TIMES: Wednesday, May 22nd
- Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Wed & Thurs 7:30pm / Fri & Sat 8:00pm
Wed & Sun 2:00pm

Godspell is the first major musical theater hit from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, and Children of Eden). Loosely based around the Gospel of St. Matthew, the show follows a company of characters who unite to become a community through teachings of love, kindness, and acceptance.

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.”

Saturday matinees added:  Saturday, June 1st and June 15th.

 

 

 

Director:  Jacqueline Hubbard

Choreographer:

Musical Director:

Stage Manager:  James Joseph Clark*

Scenic Designer:

Lighting Designer:  Marcus Abbott

Sound Designer:  Tate Burmeister

Costume Designer:  Cully Long

* member of Actors Equity

Join us for an opening night reception following the 8:00pm performance on Friday, May 24th. Light refreshments will be served.

 

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John-Michael Tebelak wrote the first version of "Godspell" as his master's thesis at Carnegie Mellon University. The show then moved to the off-off-Broadway theater La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village of Manhattan. It was then re-scored for an off-Broadway production in 1971, which became a long-running success and has since been produced by multiple touring companies and in many revivals including one on Broadway in 2011.