“Hosanna, Hey-sanna…”

If you haven’t gotten enough “Hosannas” today, here are a couple more. The top clip is from the 1973 movie version of “Jesus Christ, Superstar.”  The second clip is from the 2000 stage revival, which was later adapted for video. The two make for an interesting comparison — different “Superstars” for different generations and different [Read More...]

"Gethsemane" — and a 63-year-old Ted Neeley

Yesterday, I posted this clip of “Hosanna” from the 1973 movie version of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”  If that had you feeling nostalgic, you have to check out  the clip below: the star of that movie, Ted Neeley, performing the heart-rending “Gethsemane” over 30 years later, in a “Farewell Tour” of the stage musical.  When I [Read More...]