Entr’Acte Theatrix, along with their sister theatre company the Palm Beach Principal Players, will present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Count de Hoernle Theatre (former home of the Caldwell Theatre Company). The play will run for 10 performances – from July 5th through July 15th.
The dynamic rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice is a musical interpretation of the final days of Jesus Christ that is not so much a story about religion as it is about the emergence of a charismatic rebel who surfaces among an oppressed people to pacifistically challenge the moral state of existing affairs – all told in the musical vernacular of rock ‘n’ roll, just like HAIR before it.
“JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is now more relevant than ever, particularly with idealistic young people taking to the streets and challenging the political status quo from Egypt’s Tahrir Square to the occupiers of Wall Street’s Zuccotti Park.” says Entr’Acte Theatrix/Palm Beach Principal Players executive Producer Vicki Halmos.”
The talented 25-person cast includes:
John Justice Parker (Jesus) who first performed with Palm Beach Principal Players 10 years ago in The Who’s TOMMY at the Carefree Theatre while he was still a student at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts, where he received several awards from the Florida State Thespian Competition. Since then, he has concentrated his studies in acting, comedy/improv, Shakespeare, and musical theatre at Palm Beach State College, where he wrote, directed, and acted in independent student films. Mr. Parker also was involved with Last Call and P.A.’s Big Day at the Delray Beach Film Festival.
Anthony Nuccio (Judas) who is a graduate of the University of Miami, having earned a BM of Music Education & Theater. A versatile musician who plays piano, guitar and saxophone, Mr. Nuccio’s incredible vocal range wows his hard rock fans, but he is equally proficient in opera and jazz. He has appeared in numerous hit shows throughout South Florida and in and around his hometown of Philadelphia, including Songs for a New World, The Last Five Years, Reefer Madness, Children of Eden and Pippin.
Val Roche (Mary) is a graduate of the University of Miami’s New World School of the Arts, where she received a BM in Musical Theater. Among her many theater credits in the Miami area are Urinetown, The Last Five Years, [Title of Show], and Smokey Joe’s Cafe. In addition, she was seen in The House of Bernarda Alba at the Adrienne Arsht Center. A skilled impersonator of Janis Joplin, Cher and Shakira, Ms. Roche is proficient in rock, pop, blues, and musical theater.
The Count de Hoernle Theatre is located at
7901 North Federal Highway in Boca Raton.
For tickets & Information please call 877-710-7779
Tickets are $25 for reserved seating, $15 for groups and children under 12, and $10 student rush (with ID) at the door on day of show. This ticket price is inclusive of all fees.
Performance Dates & Times:
Thursday, July 5 – 8 p.m.
Friday, July 6 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 7 – 2 & 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 8 – 3 p.m. * (Special Performance)
Thursday, July 12 – 8 p.m.
Friday, July 13 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 14 – 2 & 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 15 – 3 p.m.
* Special Performance – July 8th
There will be a special after-show Piano Bar/Pizza Party/Cabaret honoring Jan McArt, the Director of Theatre Arts Program Development at Lynn University after the Sunday, July 8th matinee performance of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. Ms. McArt who is widely recognized as the First Lady of Florida’s Musical Theatre, was the driving force behind the fondly remembered Royal Palm Dinner Theatre in Boca Raton. The cost to attend both JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and the after-show tribute is only $35 in advance and $40 day of show.