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Jesus Christ Superstar Audition Information

Presented by Newbury Art Concepts


Chilliwack Cultural Centre


  • December 10th, 4:30pm to 8:30pm (Performance Room A)
  • December 11th, 1:30pm to 8:30pm (Rotary Hall)
  • December 12th, 4:30pm to 8:30pm (Performance Room A)

Principal Roles

Jesus Christ

Tenor (A2-G5)

Title role, leader of the twelve Apostles, a man, called the “Son of God” and the “King of the Jews”.

Judas Iscariot

Tenor (D3-G5)

Arguably the protagonist of the show. One of the twelve apostles of Jesus; concerned for the poor and the consequences of Jesus’ fame.

Mary Magdalene

Mezzo-soprano (F3-E♭5)

A female follower of Jesus who finds herself falling in love with him.

Pontius Pilate

BariTenor (A2-Bb4)

Governor of Judea who foresees the events of Jesus’ crucifixion from beginning to aftermath in a dream and finds himself being presented with that very situation.


Bass (C♯2-F4)

The main antagonist of the show. High priest who sees Jesus as a threat to the nation.


Tenor (G2-D5)

Fellow priest at the side of Caiaphas who is persuaded by Caiaphas into seeing Jesus as a threat.


Baritone (A2-G4)

One of Jesus’ twelve apostles; denies Jesus three times upon the night of Jesus’ arrest to save himself.


Tenor (G3-B4)

One of Jesus’ twelve apostles; urges Jesus to lead his followers into battle against the Romans.

King Herod

Tenor (C♯3-G4)

The King of Galilee; Jesus is brought to him for judgment after first being taken to Pilate.

Audition Information

Jesus Christ Superstar, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, is a rock opera based on the last 5 days of Christ’s life.

People wishing to audition should prepare a song influenced by rock music. Pianist and speaker system will be provided. Auditions will be heard on a first come, first served basis. 


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