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Theatre Legend Directs Students in Show

Several LVA Alumni and current theater students join the cast of Jesus Christ SuperStar directed by Ben Vereen at the Pearl Theater on April 7 & 8. Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic rock opera that reinvented musical theater for the modern age.

Special guest director Benjamin Augustus Vereen is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Vereen gained prominence for his performances in the original Broadway productions of the musicals Jesus Christ Superstar, for which he received a Tony Award nomination, and Pippin, for which he won the 1973 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.

The performances, presented by Broadway In the Hood [Helping Others Open Doors], are free to the public, however prior online registration for tickets is required. No tickets will be available at the door. Register for tickets at Please read all of the ticket information on the link for attending.


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