Burien Little Theatre to present all-female version of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Press release:
Burien Little Theatre is presenting an all-female version of the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” set in the future and featuring a live rock band.

Opening Feb. 15, the award-winning musical written by Tim Rice (lyrics) and Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) traces the final days of Jesus and illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit.

The musical follows Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem, the betrayal, Passion and crucifixion—and Jesus’ relationships with Judas Iscariot and Mary Magdalene.

The show features such legendary hits as “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.

It is suitable for ages 12 and over.

It will be performed at Burien Little Theatre from opening night on Feb. 15 through March 24. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $7 through $20, with a number of discounts available, particularly on the first weekend of the production. On opening night Feb. 15, only on purchases at the door any audience member who names the hill on which Jesus was crucified gets $5 off each ticket in the purchase.

Tickets are 2-for-1 for Date Night on Saturday, Feb. 16 and just $7 on Seven Buck Sunday on Sunday, Feb.17.

The Dinner & Show Package includes a two-course meal with ticket to the show for $35, and can be purchased through the Mark Restaurant and Bar, 206-241-6275. All deals and discounts are exclusive of each other.

For tickets or information, go online to www.burienlittletheatre.org or call the ticket office at 206-242-5180.

THE CAST
Under the stage direction of Steve Cooper and music direction of Julie Parsons and Heather MacLaughlin Garbes, the show features the diverse acting talents of Emily Beckley, Cherilynn Brooks, Eloisa Cardona, Ashley Coates, Sophia Federighi, Michelle Flowers, Jana Gueck, Kris Hambrick, Cara Hazzard, Mary Hould, Rachel Jones, Nicole Lockett, Alicia Mendez, Jennifer O’Brien, Kaylie Rainer, Anna Richardson, Sarah Schweid, Shaina Ward Siegel, Heather Ward, and Mindy Whitfield. The live rock band consists of Theron Andrews, Peter Garbes, Nick Hagen, Heather MacLaughlin Garbes, Darren Olsen and Anthony Pooley.

ABOUT BURIEN LITTLE THEATRE
Exciting live theater has been a tradition in Burien since 1955. Incorporated in 1980, Burien Little Theatre (BLT) has been a leading producer of quality live theater serving residents of the Seattle and south Puget Sound areas.

Burien Little Theatre is committed to being an entertainment leader by producing intriguing professional shows. The company’s mission is to treat audiences to productions of the highest artistic integrity that excite, engage and involve both the local and expanding theatrical communities in the Puget Sound region.
BLT is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) entity and operates on revenue from ticket sales, donations, grants, sponsorships and volunteers.

THEATER LOCATION
Burien Little Theatre
14501 Fourth Ave. S.W.
Burien, WA 98166
(Intersection of Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th St., parking lot entrance on Fourth)
Directions available under “Find Us” at www.burienlittletheatre.org).
(206) 242-5180
TICKET PRICES AND PACKAGES
Online Ticket Prices: Purchase online for savings early in the run.
General Senior/Student
First Weekend: $18.00 $15.00
Second Weekend: $19.00 $16.00
Remaining Weekends: $20.00 $17.00
Tickets at the Box Office: 

 General Senior/Student 
All Shows: $20.00 $17.00

OPENING NIGHT: Only on Feb. 15, get $5 off each ticket in the purchase if you name the hill on which Jesus was crucified. Good only for purchases at the door.

DATE NIGHT FEB 16: Two-for-one tickets: Get two tickets for the price of one.

SEVEN DOLLAR SUNDAY FEB 17: All tickets are just $7.00! Remember, Sunday is a matinee performance only.

Dinner and a Show Package: This package includes a two-course meal at Mark Restaurant & Bar plus a ticket to the show; cost is $35 per person. Contact the Mark at 206-241-6275.

To Purchase Tickets: Show tickets may be purchased online at www.burienlittletheatre.org or call 206-242-5180. Fabulous Four-Packs (4 admissions for just $60 general admissions or $51 senior/student admission) are still available for the 2012-13 Season.

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