“The Worst Idea In History” — ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ At 50

That phrase is how one potential investor rejected Andrew Lloyd Webber’s proposal to stage the rock opera he wrote with Tim Rice. (That’s why it first appeared as a concept album.) Here’s how Superstar got to Broadway— and what happened when it did. – The New York Times

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