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Mount Si alum Brandon Peterson is Pilate in CWU's 'Superstar'

Brandon Peterson, a 2005 graduate of Mount Si High School, will play the part of Pontius Pilate in Central Washington University's Central Theatre Ensemble production of Jesus Christ Superstar, which opens May 10.

Peterson, a senior in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre program, appeared in the Village Theatre's production of The Who's Rock Opera 'Tommy.'

His parents are Linda and Jim Stevens.

Jesus Christ Superstar, the record-setting rock opera written and scored by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice, was first staged on Broadway in 1971. Now Central Washington University’s Central Theatre Ensemble resurrects this classic, charismatic tale of the last days of Christ, in a full-scale musical production.

Jesus Christ Superstar will be performed May 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 7:30 p.m., and May 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. in McConnell Auditorium. There will be reserved seating for all ticket groups. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors/students, and $7 for CWU students with ID.

Tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at 509-963-1429, or in person at the Welcome Center on University Way or the Wildcat Shop Customer Service desk in the Student Union Recreation Center.


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