Jesus Christ Superstar - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

Now in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus is alone with God. He tries to get Peter, John or James to stay awake with him, but no one does. Jesus talks directly to God. He first says he does not want to die. He has changed since "we" started, when he was inspired, and now he is sad and tired. He has tried to spread God's message for three years. Surely, that is enough to ask of any man. He asks God whether his actions will make any difference. Will his death make what he has said and done matter more versus if he were more noticed? He wants to know what his reward will be and whether his death would be in vain. He asks God to show him a little of his omnipresent brain his reason for wanting him to die. Jesus...

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