"Jesus Christ Superstar" to be Performed Sept. 8-13

Tickets Go on Sale at 10 a.m. on June 3

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: May 25, 2006

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present "Jesus Christ Superstar" on Sept. 8-13 in the Mainstage theater in the Center for the Arts on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," the first masterpiece from the legendary writing team of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, exploded onto the scene in 1971 changing the world of musical theater forever. With a score of amazing songs - "I Don't Know How to Love Him," "Hosanna," "Everything's Alright," "What's the Buzz," "Superstar" and "Heaven on Their Mind," this original groundbreaking production starring Ted Neeley is as relevant and timeless as ever.

Tickets for "Jesus Christ Superstar" are $45 floor, $35 balcony and $25 students. Tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Center for the Arts Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, including Kaufmann's. To charge tickets, call 852-5000; in Canada, call 1-416-870-8000. For group sales, call 645-6771. For more information, call 645-ARTS. The Center for the Arts is a Ticketfast location. Students (of any school) must present valid student ID at the Center for the Arts Box Office to receive discount. The Center for the Arts Box Office will be open at 10 a.m. June 3.