Monday, June 6

Full cast announced for Jesus Christ Superstar

As already  announced, Declan Bennett will play the role of Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar at  Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. .Declan was the original lead in the London cast of Once (Phoenix), and has also appeared in Boy George’s musical Taboo (Venue Theatre), RENT (US tour and Broadway), American Idiot (Broadway) as well as on BBC’s EastEnders as Charlie Cotton.

The following casting has just been confirmed:  Tyrone Huntley will play Judas, with Anoushka Lucas as Mary Magdelene, David Thaxton as Pilate, Cavin Cornwall as Caiaphas, Peter Caulfield as Herod, Phil King as Peter, Joel Harper-Jackson as Simon Zealotes and Sean Kingsley as Annas.

Tyrone Huntley can currently be seen in The Book of Mormon (BroadwayWorld Award nomination), having previously appeared in Memphis and in our 2014 production of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. He appears in Dreamgirls later this year.

Anoushka Lucas
is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and singer. She regularly performs at Ronnie Scott’s, won the Jazz FM Love Supreme competition in 2013, and recently collaborated with Ché Walker on The Etienne Sisters (Theatre Royal, Stratford East).

David Thaxton won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for Passion (Donmar) and has appeared as Javert in Les Misérables (Queens), Raoul in Love Never Dies (Adelphi) and as Maximillian in Candida (Menier).

Also joining the Company are Ashley Andrews, Will Barratt, Billy Cullum, Joshua Dever, Omari Douglas, Simon Hardwick, Raquel Jones, Bobbie Little, Sinead Long, Gloria Obianyo, Joseph Prouse, Charlotte Riby, Cameron Sharp, Barnaby Thompson, Rhys Whitfield, and The Soul Girls will be played by Genesis Lynea, Rosa O’Reilly and Shanay Holmes.

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