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“Peaches Christ Superstar” Gets A Revival

Maybe she was inspired by Green Day bringing “American Idiot” to Broadway? Or maybe she’s just the biggest Andrew Lloyd Webber fan ever? Either way, earlier this year electro-rapper Peaches had the genius idea to stage “Peaches Christ Superstar,” a one-woman-show based on the classic musical “Jesus Christ Superstar” featuring her accompanied by pianist Chilly Gonzales, at a Berlin theater. “Peaches will sing all roles including: Jesus, Maria Magdalena, the disciples and the pharisees,” the press release proudly announced. Only there was a big issue—the person who owned the German rights to the show’s music refused to license the songs to her. Evidently, he decided to turn the other cheek and the show went on. Peaches got rave reviews and sold out each and every show during a three-day run in late March. And now lucky Berliners can catch it again. The show is being brought back to the stage, running on May 31st to June 2nd. The teaches of Peaches, indeed. Now if only she’ll bring the musical to the US of A. [Guardian, Peaches Rocks]

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