Rock opera hitting the big screen

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Rock opera hitting the big screen

SAVOY — The newly staged version of the rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" will be presented on the big screen in select movie houses, among them the Savoy 16, at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday.

NCM Fathom Events, Omniverse Vision and The Broadway League are presenting the "Jesus Christ Superstar UK Rock Spectacular," featuring actor/singer Ben Forster as Jesus, Tim Minchin as Judas Iscariot and Melanie Chisholm (aka Mel C from the Spice Girls) as Mary Magdalene.

The theatrical production originally opened in 1972 and has been reimagined for the big screen.

Each screening will begin with a historical retrospective on the iconic musical, including interviews with past and present cast members.

Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and at http://www.fathomevents.com.

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