NBC has announced that its upcoming show “Jesus Christ Superstar Live!” is scheduled to air on Easter Sunday, April 1. The show which stars John Legend is a remake of the original musical, which opened on Broadway in 1971.
When John Legend was announced as a cast member he said “I’m thrilled to join the cast of this production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live’ in Concert. It’s such a powerful, meaningful musical and I’m humbled to be part of this performance. We’ve already formed an incredible team, and, as we finish casting, I’m certain we will put together some of the greatest talents around to do this work justice.”