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Final casting announced for Jesus Christ Superstar at the Barbican

Casting news

FINAL casting has been announced for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s acclaimed production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, which transfers to the Barbican Theatre for a limited 60 performances – from July 4 to August 24, 2019.

Joining previously announced Robert Tripolino (as Jesus), Ricardo Afonso (Judas), Sallay Garnett (Mary), Matt Cardle (Pilate), Cavin Cornwall (Caiaphas) and Nathan Amzi (Annas) are Samuel Buttery as Herod, Tim Newman who reprises his performance as Simon, and Matthew Harvey as Peter.

Samuel Buttery most recently appeared in Fat Blokes (Southbank Centre/HOME/UK/Ireland Tour. His previous credits include: Christmas Farce (West Avenue Theatre Company); as Ugly Sister in Cinderella (Qdos Pantomimes); Buttery Brown Monk (Leicester Square Theatre); as Buttons in Cinderella (Lyric Hammersmith) and The Tale of Mr Tumble (Manchester International Festival).

Buttery has also appeared in the film Child 44.

Completing the cast are: Daniel Bailey, Bernadette Bangura, Robert Bannon, Cyrus Brandon, Melanie Bright, Georgia Carling, Dale Evans, Rosie Fletcher, Luke Hall, Simon Hardwick, Zac Hawkins, Dayle Hodge, Stevie Hutchinson, Cleopatra Joseph, Rachel Moran, Billy Nevers, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda and Elliotte Williams-N’Dure.

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