Published March 26. 2023 01:03AM
Biblical parables unfold with “Godspell: 2012 Revised Version,” 7 p.m. March 30, 31, April 1; 2 p.m. April 1, Masson Auditorium, Allentown Central Catholic High School, 301 N. Fourth St., Allentown.
Director Kateri Swavely-Verenna is assisted by Choreographer Adrienne Motley, Vocal-Music Director Natalie Gilbert and Technical Director JT Motley.
The musical, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John-Michael Tebelak, is based primarily on The Bible’s New Testament Gospel of Matthew.
The musical began as a Carnegie Mellon University drama project, premiered off-Broadway in 1971, with a film version in 1973.
The 1976 Broadway production received one Tony Award nomination. The script was revised for a 2011 Broadway revival and 2012 Broadway national tour.
Songs include “Day by Day,” “All for the Best,” “Learn Your Lessons Well” and “All Good Gifts.”
Ticket information: 610-437-4601, ext. 130
From left: Skye Santiago (Disciple), Guillermo Cruz (Jesus), Chris Diaz (John the Baptist-Judas), Chaeli Rocchio (Disciple), McKly Jean-Baptiste (Disciple), “Godspell: 2012 Revised Version,” Allentown Central Catholic.