Win Tickets ($40): Jesus Christ Superstar @ Post5 Theatre Co | Music by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Story of Jesus from Judas’ Point of View

We are giving away a pair of tickets to on July 22. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, July 22.


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Thursdays – Sundays, July 21-August 20, 2016
8 p.m. | $20 | Violent Content, not recommended for Children

Post5 Theatre Co
1666 SE Lambert St, Portland, Oregon 97202

Jesus Christ Superstar, the spectacular musical by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, will open July 21st at Post 5 Theatre in Sellwood. It’s been over twenty years since this show has been produced theatrically with a professional cast in Portland. This production will be like none you’ve ever seen. With musical direction by Matt Insley, this show features the talents of Ernie Lijoi, Ithica Tell, Jessica Tidd, and many more. Following the critically acclaimed and audience revered The Rape of Lucrece, this is yet another collaboration between Streeter, Insley, and Tidd.

Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera that tells the story of Jesus from Judas’ point of view. This production will explore the relationship between Jesus and Mary in a way never before depicted. Energetic, powerful, and a rockin’ musical, it has at its center a religious leader who is a social and political rebel. Jesus Christ’s meteoric rise in renown provides, as the title suggests, a parallel to contemporary celebrity worship. Jesus begins to believe the hype. As Christ’s teachings are embraced, Judas increasingly questions the enlightened motives of this new prophet, resulting in betrayal. Christ’s final days are dramatized with emotional intensity, thought-provoking edge, and explosive theatricality. Propelled by a stirring score, by turns driving and majestic, satirical and tender, Jesus Christ Superstar illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart. This will be an inspiring and compelling evening of theater. The show has violent content and is not recommended for children.

The show runs Thursdays through Sundays from July 21st to August 20th at Post5 Theater in Sellwood. All performances are at 8PM. The show runs about two hours including a fifteen-minute intermission.

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38 Responses to Win Tickets ($40): Jesus Christ Superstar @ Post5 Theatre Co | Music by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Story of Jesus from Judas’ Point of View

  1. Linda S July 18, 2016 at 3:14 pm #

    This would be fun

  2. Debbie Lusk July 18, 2016 at 4:20 pm #

    Wow. First boho comes back and then this?? My era, my teenage years… It’s all coming back to me. Ha. I’ll be 55 on Thursday, July 21st so yes, I’d like to win these tickets.

  3. Jack July 18, 2016 at 4:41 pm #

    This would be great, would love to win!

  4. Laura H July 18, 2016 at 6:33 pm #

    Just moved here and this would be a great introduction to this amazing city!

  5. Molli Vandehey July 18, 2016 at 8:17 pm #

    this is one of my FAVORITE shows and its right near my house… this would be amazing!

  6. Keri Jones July 18, 2016 at 10:26 pm #

    Saw this years ago in Spokane and loved it. Wish I could share the experience with my daughter.

  7. Kat Lilore July 19, 2016 at 12:40 am #

    I’ve never seen it but my husband’s a giant fan, and I’ve now heard the soundtrack myriad times so would love to put the action to the wonderful sounds!

  8. Chris Webb July 19, 2016 at 9:36 am #

    I have not had the chance to visit the Post5 Theater yet and would love to go!

  9. Lucy July 19, 2016 at 12:43 pm #

    I’ve never seen this, and I would love to go.

  10. Shannon July 19, 2016 at 12:46 pm #

    I’ve always wanted to go to this show- looks entertaining and creative!

  11. NB July 19, 2016 at 12:46 pm #

    I want to go because I have never seen JC Superstar!

  12. Palaiologos Palaiologou July 19, 2016 at 12:47 pm #

    I want to go.

  13. Edie July 19, 2016 at 1:45 pm #

    Missed this the first time around — would love to see it now.

  14. Aleks July 19, 2016 at 1:54 pm #

    I have never seen this play. Woul love to se it.

  15. Brett A. July 19, 2016 at 2:37 pm #

    My mother would KILL for this!

    (I want to live!)

  16. Kadi S July 19, 2016 at 3:02 pm #

    I’ve never seen this show live, but would love to!

  17. Roxy July 19, 2016 at 4:06 pm #

    I am a philistine, and I’ve never been to the theatre, please help me help myself be cultured… I beg of you! <3

  18. Carol July 19, 2016 at 5:33 pm #

    For Christ’s sake pick me!! I had a Big time crush on the actor who played Christ in the musical growing up. I will pray every night that I win tickets and say a million Hail Marys.

  19. Naomi Broome July 19, 2016 at 6:48 pm #

    Winning tix to this would be hubby’s dream come true, and would provide me with enough plot context that he would no longer have to explain each song to me as we listen to the sound track as we puzzle. Pretty please let’s stop the plot-splaining!

  20. Veronica F. July 19, 2016 at 10:10 pm #

    My favorite rockin’ thing to do on a Friday night

  21. panda July 19, 2016 at 10:14 pm #

    everything’s alright

  22. Roger July 19, 2016 at 10:17 pm #

    What’s the buzz? Tell me what’s a’happenin’!

  23. Kyle Broome July 19, 2016 at 10:32 pm #

    I don’t know how to love him…

  24. L Wiley July 20, 2016 at 6:53 am #

    Totally loved this production when it was in Portland MANY years ago. Bought the sound track and listen to it even now. Was never raised with religion and found this show enlightening, educational and entertaining! Would LOVE to see it!

  25. Alex July 20, 2016 at 4:53 pm #

    because it sounds lovely

  26. Diana July 20, 2016 at 6:23 pm #

    Would LOVE to go. This show is so much fun.

  27. melinda July 21, 2016 at 11:07 am #

    When I was 17, this show was “cancelled” in Memphis, The big city in the Bible Belt was not about to let this happen. I love the music and would love to see the production.

  28. Lex Jimenez July 21, 2016 at 12:08 pm #

    Pick me pick me!!! I would love to take my wife to see this!!

  29. Kimi July 21, 2016 at 3:16 pm #

    I love JCS!

  30. Amy harris July 21, 2016 at 3:26 pm #

    I would love to see this again. I think it’s been over 30 yrs since I last did!

  31. Lynn Elsdon July 21, 2016 at 3:29 pm #

    A beautiful musical!

  32. Ditty Nicolaides July 21, 2016 at 3:43 pm #

    I play this album every Easter. Would LOVE to see it live!

  33. Carol Allen July 21, 2016 at 5:55 pm #

    Donald Trump as God…..

  34. JoVonne Mason July 22, 2016 at 12:10 am #

    I would love to see this production! I remember my parents changing their minds & not permitting me to see the original decades ago. These tickets would definitely make up for that!

  35. Mark Holan July 22, 2016 at 8:35 am #

    This is my all time favorite production. I still own the original cast recording with Ian Gillian and Murray Head. I got to see it here in 2003 or 2004 when it went on tour. Also, my hometown playhouse put it on and I was very lucky to be cast as King Herod. My wife would truly love to see this live as I talk about this show quite often

  36. Judy Wiebe July 22, 2016 at 9:22 am #

    Saw it 20 years ago in Portland and I am dying to see the changes time will make.

  37. Rusty L August 18, 2016 at 3:17 pm #

    Oh… This has been on my must see list for a while!

  38. Jeannette Phegley August 18, 2016 at 11:09 pm #

    Saw the movie about 50 times since it came out in the 70’s and know all the songs. I love love love “Jesus Christ Superstar”.

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