NBC To Re-Broadcast 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live' On Easter

The Emmy Award-winning Jesus Christ Superstar Live will live again! NBC announced they would be re-broadcasting the 2018 live-for-television musical on Easter Sunday, April 12th.

This 2018 musical stared John Legend as Jesus, Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene and Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas. The cast also included Alice Cooper as King Herod, Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis as Caiaph as, Jason Tam as Peter, Jin Ha as Annas and Erik Gronwall as Simon Zealotes.

It features music from Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The original 1971 musical was based on the final week of Jesus' life.

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