Jesus Christ Superstar - Study Guide Act 1, Scene 8 Summary & Analysis

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The heavily-armored Roman troops and Annas appear on the main stage to disburse the crowd, and Peter takes Mary Magdalene away. Simon Zealotes, a young, strong Caucasian male with spiked, frosted hair, gives out guns and will lead the group of rebels and followers who repel the soldiers. Jesus tries to quiet his now-armed followers. Judas looks at Jesus with a look indicating his thoughts, "I knew it," and "Oh, no." Simon, wearing a blue camouflage t-shirt and holding a machine gun, climbs up to the second level. Simon joins Jesus, Mary and Judas on the upper level. He wants to lead Jesus's 50,000 followers in an armed revolution against Rome, then Jesus will have the power and glory forever in a present kingdom. Jesus's followers are ready to start the revolution. Judas is still on the balcony. Jesus pushes away Simon's...

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