Thursday, March 29, 2018

“Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” airs Easter Sunday at 8 p.m. on NBC.

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
By John Jurgensen
In NBC’s live production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ airing Sunday, John Legend will play Jesus Christ with an ensemble cast. NBC
Since its birth in 1970 as a rock-opera album, “Jesus Christ Superstar” has taken form on Broadway, in a feature film, thousands of community productions, a hit concert tour with a Jesus chosen via reality show, and a failed concert tour starring former members of the Sex Pistols and Destiny’s Child. Somehow there's room for more in the musicians 48 year existence, this time as a live production on broadcast television. “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” which airs Sunday at 8 p.m. on NBC. [More]
Poster for the 2018 live production of Jesus Christ Superstar starring John Legend