Jesus Christ Superstar - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 6 Summary & Analysis

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He is taken to Herod's castle, which is actually Herod's Casino and Dance Hall, which resembles a cabaret. The front door is shaped like a giant lighted mouth. Herod, followed by three female cabaret dancers dressed in red sequined dresses flared at the knees, come out of the giant mouth and walk down lighted stairs to meet Jesus. Male dancers follow the women as Ragtime music plays in the background. The three female dancers take Jesus to sit on a grand piano bench while Herod reclines on top on it. Herod's hair is greasy and he is wearing a tuxedo, but still appears slimy. He demands proof of Jesus's claims and demands that Jesus change Herod's water into wine or walk across the water in his swimming pool. Since Jesus does not reply, he calls Jesus a fraud and tells the soldiers to take Jesus...

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