The Middlesex Community College Theater Department will stage the rock opera Godspell this weekend.
The Middlesex Community College Theater Department will stage the rock opera Godspell this weekend. (Photo: Alyce O'Connell)

NORTH ANDOVER -- The Middlesex Community College Theater Department will stage the rock opera Godspell for six performances May 1-4 in Merrimack College's Stevens Auditorium, 315 Turnpike St. Curtain times are Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m.

Based on the Gospel According to Saint Matthew, Godspell features music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked). The rock opera, which first opened on Broadway in 1971, boasts a string of well-loved songs, led by the international hit, "Day By Day."

Tickets are $15 (MCC students, staff and faculty $10) and can be purchased online at https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/performingarts or by calling the box office at 978-458-5429.


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