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An album that inspired a revolution. A revelation that changed the world. A reinvention for this millennium.

Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) directs this mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar which comes to Mayflower Theatre for one week only! Starring Julian Clary as Herod (Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances only), Ian McIntosh (We Will Rock You, Follies, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) as Jesus, Shem Omari James (Dreamgirls UK Tour) as Judas and Hannah Richardson (Sting’s The Last Ship) as Mary. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this reimagined production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades.

Choreographed by Drew McOnie (King Kong, Northern Ballet’s Merlin), with music and lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.

Don’t miss your chance to see this ‘gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical.’ –The Guardian. Book Now!

Running Time

Approx. 1 hr 55 mins including an interval

Age Advice

Recommended for ages 10+


The show contains mature themes and depictions of violence, including of the crucifixion

This sung-through musical (which contains loud music) centres on the final days of the life of Jesus. It contains flashing lights and visual effects, pyrotechnics, including a small live flame effect.

Smoke and haze machines are used during the performance together with imitation blood and glitter on stage used by the performers.

The producers of this show cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to contracts, holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers’ control.


This event takes place at

Mayflower Theatre

Commercial Road, Southampton, SO15 1GE 

Street level access to our foyer & Box Office is through the main entrance on Commercial Road.

Looking out at the empty red Mayflower Theatre auditorium with the house lights up

Further Information


Executive Membership £6 off top two prices at all performances or 20% off two tickets on Mon 25 March 2024
Executive Plus Membership £6 off top two prices at all performances or 20% off four tickets on Mon 25 March 2024

Groups (10+) £5 off*
Groups (20+) £6 off plus one free ticket with every 20 purchased*

Schools and Young People’s Groups (10+) All tickets £19.50 on Mon-Thu performances only, plus one free supervisor with every 20 purchased. All additional supervisors are standard price**

Access Membership £5 off

*not available online – please call 02380 711811
**not available online – please email