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Jesus Christ Superstar

Charleston Light Opera Guild will present the global phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar, at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater on November 4, 5, 11, 12. 18 and 19 at 7:30 pm and on November 13 at 2:00 pm.

Initially conceived in 1970 as a concept album with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is loosely based on the Gospels' accounts of the last week of the life of Jesus Christ told from the perspective of Judas, the disciple who eventually betrays Jesus and turns him in to the Roman authorities. The story was hailed as a rock opera and uses 1970's style music, slang and cultural references.

Tickets may be purchased online.


A Christmas Story

The Charleston Light Opera Guild will once again present "A Christmas Story" in December 2016. The Guild's 2015 production of the musical version of the popular film classic was well received with several sold-out audiences. The 2016 production is slated for evening performances on December 16, 17, 18, 21, 22 and 23 and matinee shows on December 17 and 18 at the Norman L. Fagan State Theater at the Culture Center.



All auditions at the Charleston Light Opera Guild Theatre, 411 Tennessee Ave., Charleston; CALL 304-545-6945 for more information.

A Christmas Story

Singing and Reading – ages 8 – 13 Thursday October 13, 7:00 pm

Singing and Reading – ages 14 – adults Tuesday October 18, 7:00 pm –

Dancing - Thursday October 20, 7:00 pm PROMPT! – ages 8 – 13; 8:30 pm – adults
Scripts are provided; bring a copy of music to be sung for Guild accompanist; Dance combinations will be taught, dress to dance – Be PROMPT!


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