Wakatipu entertainers (from left) Lisa Moore, Fiona Bracken,
Amanda Fernehough, Nicole McLean, Melita Gizilis, Paul
Halsted and Findlay Brentwood were among 18 performers called
back on Sunday to the QPact Rooms for roles in Jesus
Director Marty Newell and the creative team shortlisted
hopefuls for key roles after auditions on Thursday, Friday
Co-production manager Hilary Finnie said Showbiz Queenstown
will soon call for more male ensemble members to join.
The men would not be required to sing, just move around the
The musical, given a modern-day setting by Andrew Lloyd
Webber and Tim Rice, will be performed in the Queenstown
Memorial Centre on May 15-24.