***** Highly Recommended ***** I have loved the music of “Jesus Christ Superstar” since I first heard the album back in the’70s. I loved it so much I got a babysitter so I could see the first touring production in 1971! In fact, any time “JCS” is playing in the greater Chicago area, I’m there! There’s no doubt that the Lyric Opera’s production is talent-filled and absolutely spectacular. Unfortunately, the music sometimes overpowered the singers. 4 Spotlights
“Jesus Christ Superstar” runs through May 20th at the Lyric Opera, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Best parking options: The Poetry Garage, 201 West Madison, is the cheapest at $12 in advance at www.thepoetrygarage.com, but it impossible to exit quickly. The Franklin-Washington Self Park is a little more expensive, but a lot easier to exit. Valet parking is also available for $30. Running time is 1 hour, 55 minutes, with an intermission. Tickets range from $44-$219. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.
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