If ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Premiered Today Instead Of 45 Years Ago, Would It Be Less Controversial Or More?

Producer Richard Jordan: “In 2016, we consider public opinions, attitudes and tolerance to be much broader. We even mock the once-absurd and prudish reactions and attitudes of past generations. … [But] I question whether the reaction towards it would actually be more extreme … today. Would it even make it to the stage at all?”