(Derek Scally’s article appeared in the Irish Times, 4/5.)

Kitsch turned up to 11: the second coming of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Canadian musician Peaches has made the hit 1970s rock musical palatable to a hip young Berlin audience, writes DEREK SCALLY, who attends opening night

WHEN Jesus Christ Superstar premiered on Broadway in 1971, outraged Christian groups picketed the Mark Hellinger Theatre demanding the curtain come down for good on the show.


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