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Godspell

Godspell

by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak

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Godspell

Godspell




A Stephen Schwartz musical consisting of parables based on the Gospel according to St Matthew.


Story:

A group of high school kids meet on a playground to reenact the last days of Jesus Christ's life.


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Composer

Composer and Lyricist
Stephen Schwartz

Librettist

Librettist
John-Michael Tebelak



  • Premiere
  • 2011
  • 1973 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Broadhurst Theatre, Plymouth Theatre, Ambassador Theatre
Opening Night
Jun 22, 1976
Total Performances
527
Original Cast
Lamar Alford, Laurie Faso, Lois Foraker, Robin Lamont, Elizabeth Lathram, Bobby Lee, Tom Rolfing, Don Scardino, Marley Sims, Valerie Williams
Director
John-Michael Tebelak
Producer
Edgar Lansbury, Stuart Duncan, Joseph Beruh and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Musical Director
Steve Reinhardt
Costume Design
Susan Tsu
Lighting Design
Spencer Mosse
Sound Design
Robert Minor

2011 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Circle in the Square Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 7, 2011
Total Performances
264
Original Cast
Hunter Parrish, Wallace Smith, Telly Leung, Morgan James, Uzo Aduba, Nick Blaemire, Lindsay Mendez, Celisse Henderson
Director
Daniel Goldstein
Choreographer
Christopher Gattelli
Producer
Ken Davenport, Hunter Arnold, Broadway Across America, Luigi Caiola, Rose Caiola, Edgar Lansbury, Michael McClernon, The Tolchin Family, Guillermo Wiechers & Juan Torres and The People of Godspell
Musical Director
Charlie Alterman
Orchestrations
Michael Holland
Scenic Design
David Korins
Costume Design
Miranda Hoffman
Lighting Design
David Weiner
Sound Design
Andrew Keister
Projection Design
Daniel Brodie

1973 Film Version

Movie Name
Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
David Greene
Screenplay
David Greene, John-Michael Tebelak
Starring
Victor Garber, Katie Hanley, David Haskell, Merrell Jackson, Joanne Jonas, Robin Lamont, Gilmer McCormick, Jeffrey Mylett, Jerry Sroka, Lynne Thigpen






CDs

CD
Original Off-Off-Broadway Cast Album

CD
2000 Off-Broadway Cast Album

CD
2001 National Touring Cast Album

CD
2012 Broadway Revival Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack

CD
1993 London Studio Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections

Sheetmusic
Vocal Score


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD


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Merchandise




1977 Tony Award Nominations

Best Original Score

1977 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Most Promising Composer
Most Promising Lyricist
Most Promising Costume Design
Most Promising Director

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