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Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak

Music and New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Originally Produced on the New York Stage by

Edgar Lansbury / Stuart Duncan / Joseph Beruh

Based on The Gospel According to St. Matthew

August 3-26, 2023   

8 PM Thursdays-Saturdays

Additional performances 2 PM Sunday, August 13 and 2 PM Sunday, August 20.

Prepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty, and adoration! Godspell uses song, dance, and storytelling to retell the passion and parables of the gospels. This reimagined theatrical celebration brings messages of kindness, tolerance, and love to life.


Jesus: Bryce Miller

John the Baptist/Judas: Alexandar Johnson


Rachel Bailey

Sarah Gene Dowling

Eileen Engel

Stephen Henley

Laura Kyro

Chris Moore

Kevin O’Brien

Dawn Schmid

Directed by Justin Been


Box Office/Will Call opens 1 hour prior to performance. Tower Grove Abbey is a “general seating” theatre. The receipt from tickets purchased online will act as your entry ticket until you check in at the Box Office.


All tickets are non-refundable. Individual tickets are not exchangeable. Any tickets that are not picked up by ten (10) minutes prior to curtain will be released to waiting customers.

Subscribers may exchange tickets up to 48 hours in advance of a performance. Missed subscriptions that are not addressed within 24 hours will not be able to be exchanged.


Audio Description


The 8/20 performance will be Audio Described by MindsEye.

Audio Described performances are suitable for audience members who are blind or partially sighted.


Please note that if you are interested in participating in the audio description of this performance you will need to call the Box Office to order your ticket. Please announce that you would like to also reserve a pair of headphones for the Audio Description.

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ASL Interpretation


The 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, and 8/25 performances will be presented with ASL interpretation by students from Southwestern Illinois College.


ASL interpreted performances are suitable for audience members who are Deaf, deafened, or have hearing loss. They can also be valuable for people who are learning ASL.

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