Largs Amateur Operatic Society will bring 'Jesus Christ Superstar' to local audiences in 2018. The show will be an Amateur production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd and will be performed in Barrfields Theatre, Largs from Wednesday 28th to Saturday 31st March.

After the success of 'Evita' in 2016, the operatic society will perform another composition by the talented duo of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Music) and Tim Rice (Lyrics). ' Jesus Christ Superstar' is a rock opera loosely based on the accounts in the Gospels of the last week in the life of Jesus, beginning with the preparation for the arrival of Jesus and his disciples in Jerusalem and ending with the crucifixion. The show has been a global phenomenon for over 40 years, wowing audiences worldwide. It looks at the well-known events through the eyes of Judas Escariot.

This production will be directed by producer Irene Cameron and musical director David Edwards who have formed a successful partnership to provide audiences with memorable shows 'Half a Sixpence', 'Evita' and 'Oklahoma!' in recent years.

Largs Amateur Operatic Society will be holding an open night/ first rehearsal on Monday September 18 at 7.30pm at Clark Memorial Church Hall, Largs for anyone interested in joining in this production. New members will be most welcome, especially male singers.

Rehearsals will be on Mondays until December. There will be additional rehearsals in the New Year. The auditions for lead parts will be held in October. At this stage Largs Operatic is looking for singers to come along and learn the music. Like 'Les Miserables', 'Phantom of the Opera' and 'Evita' there is no spoken dialogue.

Not all cast members will be required to attend every week. A timetable will be organised once the cast has been established.

Come along on Monday September 18 to join Largs Amateur Operatic Scoety and get a taster of what this stage show involves. The committee and production team are looking forward to seeing a good turn out for this first rehearsal.

For further details contact Fiona Page, society president Tel. 687196