Godspell: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Godspell presents a musical reimagining of the Gospel of Matthew. Led by John the Baptist and Jesus, the characters engage in a series of parables, songs, and interactive scenes that convey messages of kindness, compassion, and understanding. Through storytelling and music, Godspell emphasizes the importance of love and forgiveness in the face of adversity.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1971)

Cast Size: 10

Genre: Religious

Setting: Biblical Times


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz

Book: John-Michael Tebelak


Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1971)➝

London Studio Cast (1993)➝

National Touring Cast (2001)➝

Broadway Cast (2011)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1970s, FolkGospel, One-Word, PopularReligious


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