Jesus Christ Superstar - Act 2, Scene 8 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 8 Summary

Judas, now dressed in dark jeans, a dark t-shirt and boots, returns to confront the council in their meeting room. The council has a death warrant for Jesus, and Judas is upset because he realizes what he has done and wants to save Jesus. Annas replies that he does not understand why Judas is filled with remorse. Caiaphas says that Judas has saved Israel and will be remembered forever. He begs them as he crawls down the council's table. The council refuses to listen to him as they throw him out onto a lighted grate in the street.

Act 2, Scene 8 Analysis

Judas now realizes what he has done and wants to give the money back. to stop Jesus' execution. The Council now has Jesus' death warrant ready and throws him out of their meeting room.

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