Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew
Cast: Victor Garber, Joe Madden, Katie Hanley, David Haskell, Merrell Jackson, Joanne Jonas, Robin Lamont, Daniel Levans, Gilmer McCormick, Jeffrey Mylett and others
A modern-day version of the gospels, opening with John the Baptist calling a disparate group of young New Yorkers from their workaday lives to follow and learn from Jesus. They form a roving acting troupe that enacts the parables through song and dance, comedy, and mime. Jesus' ministry ends with a last supper, his Crucifixion in a junkyard, and, the following morning, his body being carried aloft by his apostles back into the world of the living on the streets of New York.