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The Grove Theatre
276 E. 9th Street Upland, CA 91786
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3.1 / 5 Rated by 12 members
Review from Greg Willison
22 events 7 reviews

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

reviewed Apr 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Dennis Duyan
11 events 4 reviews

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

reviewed Apr 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Hcouture
12 events 3 reviews

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

reviewed Apr 16 2011 report as inappropriate
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Learn more about Godspeed.


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.

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