ELECTRO AT THE CROSS

Do you dare to watch a Peach?

Peaches Christ Superstar. Savor this. Exalt this. Embrace the needling suspicion that life may irrevocably slide downhill from here. Electropunk experimentalist Peaches, known for bending gender and societal standards with lyrical flair and spandex contortions, brings her own special defiling of the Holy Trinity to the Society for Ethical Culture. The lawless lady performs all parts in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s elaborate musical—Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and more—with ivories accompaniment from rapper/pianist Chilly Gonzalez. Tonight’s affair marks the American debut of the show, which premiered in Germany in March, but this still doesn’t fully answer the greatest question of the new greatest story ever told: How does this exist, and why didn’t it exist sooner? Also Dec. 12 at 8, Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, musichallofwilliamsburg.com, $38
Sat., Dec. 11, 8 p.m., 2010

 
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