Jesus Christ Superstar

Part of our 12th Annual Summer Film Fest!

Adapted from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Broadway rock opera, “Jesus Christ Superstar” recounts the last days of Jesus Christ (Ted Neeley) from the perspective of Judas Iscariot (Carl Anderson), his betrayer. As Jesus’ following increases, Judas begins to worry that Jesus is falling for his own hype, forgetting the principles of his teachings and growing too close to the prostitute Mary Magdalene (Yvonne Elliman). After Jesus has an outburst in a temple, Judas turns on him.

Directed by Norman Jewison. Starring Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, and Barry Dennen. 1973. Rated G. One hour, 46 minutes.

The Carolina Theatre’s 12th Annual Summer Film Festival is presented with the Deuterman Law Group.

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Summer Film Fest tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, teachers, seniors, military & first-responders. Prices include sales tax.

Please note: There is an additional $3.50 per ticket web fee for Internet purchases; call 336-333-2605 to avoid those charges. You can opt to have tickets mailed to you for a $1 post fee, or you can pick up tickets in will call for no additional charge. Tickets are also available at the door.