In its staging of Jesus Christ Superstar, EPAC captured the retro spirit of the hippie Passion play. Good acting, well-coordinated choreography, creative scenery and stage effects, and a solid pit orchestra performance delivered a “far-out” experience. Alongside title actor Vincent Burns, Joseph Foti (Judas) brought intensity, and Lorraine Tiderencel (Mary Magdalene) brought warmth and sensitivity. Clever use of vertical space enabled a cast of three dozen to work without appearing cramped.
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Reviewed by Nicholas Linnehan Between Broadway Theatre League's The Color Purple and the Endicott Performing Arts Center's Jesus Christ Superstar, its been a very spiritual week of theater for me. EPAC's version of Jesus Christ Superstar is moving and tender. The message of this timeless story is delivered profoundly, as the cast is clearly connected to the “bigger message” that this musical clearly spreads. (more…)...Read more