Jesus Christ Superstar - Act 2, Scene 9 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 9 Summary

He is on the lighted grate, where he sings, "I Don't Know How to Love Him" and the stage background turns red. He climbs the hand-holds to the upper level, where he denies the divinity of Jesus and blames God for using him and choosing him to commit this crime. God knew about this all the time, so it is not Judas' fault. A noose is lowered in front of Judas. As red steam rises, indicating that Judas could be in Hell, Judas exclaims that God murdered him as he puts the noose around his neck.

The crowd, dressed in black, gathers to watch and sing, "Poor old Judas. So long Judas," as they watch his body fall from the balcony. The crowd walks past Judas' body into the red backstage light. The hanging body becomes Jesus hanging, tied from ropes...

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