Venue Details

766 Star Starred
The Grove Theatre
276 E. 9th Street Upland, CA 91786
909-920-4343
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Lisbeth Needham Cervantes
Afterwards ate across the street, good Mexican food, - 10% off with theater ticket
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connie vines
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Reviews & Ratings

12 ratings
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18 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

This show has amazing potential. All the vocalists and the band were top notch. The songs were very powerful and well written. In reading the other reviews I agree the band was mixed a little loud and because of this the lyrics of the songs were...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 16 2011

Although I was aware that there would be a little spin on the Life of Jesus in this "rock opera" I did not enjoy the dance antics of John the Baptist or the ghoulish style of the Pharisees. I would have most likely enjoyed the music if I could...continued

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Dennis Duyan
8 events
3 reviews
76 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

If you love Jesus & rock music, I can't recommend Godspeed enough! The band knocked it out of the park and the vocalists could really wail! Musically this is easily the best original show I've seen in a while. That said, I agree whole heartedly...continued

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Description

The Grove Theatre is proud to announce the world premiere of Godspeed, an original play by Sammy Oriti. Godspeed is a high-end Hybrid, theatrical/concert event accurately based on the life of Jesus. It is a contemporary rock opera composed lyrically from scripture, and does not deviate from the text.  _Godspeed _features a live band, and stars John Bisaha, a singer/songwriter who has performed throughout Japan, Korea, France, the Philippines and across the US. John worked alongside, and opened up for such artists as Heart, Cheap Trick, Robin Trower, Blue Oyster Cult and several other notable acts. He also recorded several albums with Disney, most notably the _D2 _soundtrack.