A Jesus Christ Superstar Adaptation

Cap Kotz
2 min readMay 20, 2023

The rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Tim Rice, is vibrantly dance-rich. However, the story is fairly simple. JC hears the calling of a higher purpose in life; instead of seeking importance by fitting an outer world performance, he turns inward, seeking an inner metaverse.

The overture opens with woodsy creatures easing from the shadows, then erupting into power-skipping, rushing forward, sucked backward, twirling into a confused and anxious loss. A bold, angry ceremony is silenced by greatness, followed by fog and…

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Cap Kotz

Writer and Story Mapping Guide, I follow the life path no matter how challenging.