Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber with libretto by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept recording before its first staging on Broadway in 1971. The musical was first produced as an original album where  the part of Jesus was sung by Ian Gillan, the lead singer of Deep Purple. The title song, "Superstar", sung by Murray Head, and "I Don't Know How to Love Him", sung by Yvonne Elliman, were both big hits.

Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber with libretto by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept recording before its first staging on Broadway in 1971. The musical was first produced as an original album where the part of Jesus was sung by Ian Gillan, the lead singer of Deep Purple. The title song, "Superstar", sung by Murray Head, and "I Don't Know How to Love Him", sung by Yvonne Elliman, were both big hits.

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One of the best film adaptations of a musical, with fantastic performances by Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson.

One of the best film adaptations of a musical, with fantastic performances by Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson.

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Ted Neely as Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar - loved the movie.  I got to see him in the show live and the power of his voice almost blew me out of my seat.  Awesome!

Ted Neely as Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar - loved the movie. I got to see him in the show live and the power of his voice almost blew me out of my seat. Awesome!

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