Ponte Vedra Concert Hall to host “Godspell” performance featuring artists from Jacksonville-area high schools

“Godspell” depicts the Gospel of Matthew with a contemporary spin.


Apex Theatre Studio will present "Godspell," a modernized theatrical performance of the Gospel of Matthew, live on stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall this weekend, Aug. 4 and 5.

"Godspell" utilizes a variety of musical styles and theatrical formats to depict the Gospel of Matthew with a contemporary spin. The production features young artists from five Jacksonville-area high schools, including Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Atlantic Coast High School and Stanton College Preparatory School. Joshua K.A. Johnson, a rising freshman at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, will play the role of Jesus Christ.

Tickets for "Godspell" are on sale now and can be purchased at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Box Office or at ticketmaster.com. The Aug. 4 performance will start at 8 p.m. while the Aug. 5 production will feature two showings, a matinee at 2 p.m. and an evening performance at 8 p.m.

Apex Theatre Studio Inc. is a non-profit performing arts training center that fosters aspiring artists through a series of classes, intensives, readings and theatrical presentation.