Venue Details

139 Star Starred
Rosemont Theatre
Formerly Akoo Theatre at Rosemont 5400 N. River Road Rosemont, IL 60018
847-671-5100
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52 ratings
4.3 average rating
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5 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 30 2009

The show was excellent,
The venue was terrific
My friend and I had never seen before, and thought the performance was excellent.

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54 events
24 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 30 2009

Ted Neeley is a little long in the tooth for the role. It was like looking at Grandfather Jesus. He could still hit the high notes, but would have a problem singing the next few measures afterwards. The rest of the cast was a little uneven -...continued

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15 events
11 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 30 2009

I loved the songs but have to disagree with the other reviews....I think Ted Neeley was way too old for the role. I enjoyed the music and the other entertainers but felt he was too old and his voice and presence not strong enough to carry the...continued

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Website

http://www.rosemonttheatre.com/jesus_christ_superstar.php

Description

Jesus Christ Superstar, the first masterpiece from the legendary writing team of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, exploded onto the scene in 1971 changing the world of musical theatre forever. With a score of amazing songs – “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”, “Hosanna”, “Everything’s Alright”, “What’s the Buzz”, “Superstar”, and “Heaven on Their Mind”, this original groundbreaking production starring Ted Neeley in the title role and James Delisco as Judas is as relevant and timeless as ever.