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Junior Workshop Production




The structure of the musical is that of a series of parables, taken primarily from the Gospel of Matthew. These are then interspersed with a variety of modern music set primarily to lyrics from traditional hymns, with the passion of Christ treated briefly near the end of performance. 


BHTC NOTES: This show was repeated with a renewed cast in October 1987 in the small Poynings church and then yet again in 1988 at a church in Woking.



PLAYWRIGHTS: John-Michael Tebelak and Stephen Schwartz. Tebelak originally created Godspell at the age of 22 as his masters thesis project. The music was by written by Stephen Schwartz with some lyrics being original, whilst others are taken from either the Bible or traditional hymns in the 1940 Episcopal Hymnal.



Genre:  Musical

Playwrights: John-Michael Tebelak & 

Stephen Schwartz

Directed by:  Julia Clark

Musical Director:  John Fernie

Production Date:  1987

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  St John's Church, Burgess Hill

BHTC Production Number: 141


Deidre Baker,  Eleanor Peckham, Nikki Bradford,

Andrea Puttick, Steven Bradford, Simon Russell,

Helen Browning, Helen Smith, Jamie Clark,

Chris Spencer, Jim Clark, Mary Spink,

Andrea Cooper, Louise Thompsett, Claire Foulser,

Mary Thompsett, Jonathan Fox, Lynne Ticehurst, 

Selena King, Caroline Tinker, Jackie Lander

Pearl White, Christine Lewry, Paul Whittington, Stephen Lewry

Nicola Wood, Kerry Negus, Michael Wright



Terry Thompsett

Julie Richards & Stephen Medhurst

John Fernie

Mike Wood

Peter Case

Roland Bryce

Mike Edwards

Sandra Knight & Val Thompsett

Stage Manager

Technical & Lighting

Musical Director

Double Bass




Front of House

Programme & Press Cutting

Photos 1-28

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