Thursday, March 29, 2018

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

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