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John Legend in 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live' - First Look Photos!

John Legend in 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live' - First Look Photos!

John Legend is playing the title role in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live and new photos of him in character have been released!

The production will air live on April 1, which is Easter Sunday. Sara Bareilles is playing the role of Mary Magdalene while Alice Cooper is playing King Herod.

It was just announced that Hamilton actor Brandon Victor Dixon will play Judas.

The show will be performed at Marcy Armory in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y. It will be s staged version of the 1971 musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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Photos: NBC
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