Peaches Christ Superstar is defiant, queer, perfect (The Guardian)

3826In Heaven on Their Minds, the first number of Jesus Christ Superstar, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash-hit rock opera about the last days before the crucifixion, Judas tells us, If you strip away the myth from the man / you will see / where we all soon will be.

This line seems to demand an excavation of not just the myth of the church but also of musical theatre excess. Peaches, the queer performance artist and rock star, has done exactly that in her defiantly stripped-back, serious interpretation of the show: a one-woman epic titled, of course, Peaches Christ Superstar… READ MORE

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