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6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
April 4-6, 11-13, 2019
Main Sanctuary. Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Church School of the Arts presents Godspell, the first major musical theatre offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden). With book by John-Michael Tebelak and Music by Schwartz, Godspell first opened off-Broadway in 1971 and quickly became an international sensation. Based on The Gospel According to Matthew, the play follows Jesus Christ as he recruits a group of followers and teaches them various lessons. His messages of kindness, tolerance and love come vibrantly to life, culminating in the Last Supper and Crucifixion. Premier party and opening night is April 4. Party at 6:30 p.m., performance at 7:30 p.m.; Purchase tickets
Special Event: Thursday, April 4. Premiere Night and Party. Doors open at 6:30. Enjoy an hour of wine and hors d’oeuvres prior to the 7:30 performance. Tickets are $40. Adults only. Bottled water will also be provided.