Orchestra for the show
The orchestra for “Jesus Christ Superstar” includes, from bottom left to right: Will Russell (electric guitar), Gregg Bimber (electric bass), Pat Murphy (flute), Cathy Peterson (clarinet), Khlare Bracken (cello), Tom Dunn (drums), Ellen Scalise (string bass), Fran Leto (conductor/keyboard), Gale Lindell (trumpet), Betty Fitzgerald (piccolo/flute), and Dave Powell (piano). Missing from photo is Kendall Carrier (violinist). Warren Players will present “Jesus Christ Superstar” May 15, 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. and May 18 at 2 p.m. at the Library Theatre. Directed by Deborah Murphy, the show was written by Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice as one of the earliest rock operas, a completely sung-through piece reflecting a 70s musical sensibility.