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October 19, 1996 | JOHN COX
The reception outside the stage door shows no signs of dwindling by 11:15 p.m. It's opening night, after all, and some in the small crowd have been known to wait until 3 a.m. just to greet this particular cast member of the rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar." A stagehand suddenly rushes out with an announcement: "Jesus is coming!"
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1996 | JOHN COX
The reception outside the stage door shows no signs of dwindling by 11:15 p.m. It's opening night, after all, and some in the small crowd have been known to wait until 3 a.m. just to greet this particular cast member of the rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar." A stagehand suddenly rushes out with an announcement: "Jesus is coming!"
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September 26, 1991 | JEFF KAYE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Surrounded by his followers, Jesus Christ appears wearing Kabuki whiteface and a vaguely hippie-style net shirt. To the sound of an electric guitar and Asian rhythm instruments, he steps gently across a row of wooden Japanese wagons and makes his way to the center of a stark, angled stage. As the musical story of Jesus' last seven days unfolds, the stage swells with incongruous images and sounds: geishas and apostles, parasols and crosses, gentle Japanese strings and honky-tonk piano.
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September 26, 1991 | JEFF KAYE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Surrounded by his followers, Jesus Christ appears wearing Kabuki whiteface and a vaguely hippie-style net shirt. To the sound of an electric guitar and Asian rhythm instruments, he steps gently across a row of wooden Japanese wagons and makes his way to the center of a stark, angled stage. As the musical story of Jesus' last seven days unfolds, the stage swells with incongruous images and sounds: geishas and apostles, parasols and crosses, gentle Japanese strings and honky-tonk piano.
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