So instead, we're giving you a "one-stop-shopping" post for all of our personal highlights from last night – and if you can't tell by now, we're really big fans of the Rice/Lloyd Webber musical. Credit: NBC The cast of NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! included singer/songwriter John Legend as Jesus Christ; singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas, rock[...]
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Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!
With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! only mere hours away from its small screen bow, NBC has released a new video of Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer-songwriter Erik Grönwall (Simon Zealotes) joining 400 Choir! Choir! Choir! singers for a truly captivating rendition of 'Simon Zealotes': https://youtu.be/6kp37u6_Odw Grönwall joins a Jesus Christ Superstar[...]
Preview John Legend's 'Gethsemane,' Sara Bareilles' 'Everything's Alright' from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!
With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! raising the curtain before a live viewing audience tonight, NBC has released two lyric video teasers (is that a first?) for the production In the first, John Legend (Jesus Christ) performs a soulful rendition of "Gethsemane;" and in the second, Sara Bareilles' (Mary Magdalene) version of[...]
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With NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! set to bow before a live viewing audience this Easter Sunday, the network's released a small tease of what viewers can expect Sunday night in the form of Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon's (Judas) joining 400 singers from Choir! Choir! Choir! for an amazingly uplifting performance. Dixon joins a line-up that[...]
The network also announced several other additions to the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!, including: Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis as Caiaphas, Jason Tam as Peter, Jin Ha as Annas and Swedish rock star Erik Gronwall as Simon Zealotes The six new cast members will be joining singer/songwriter John Legend as[...]
NBC took advantage of the more than a few million eyeballs glued to last night's Golden Globes to "bless" viewers with the first official promo for their next live musical broadcast, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! Because the event is live, there's obviously no footage to tease but the promo leans heavily on the[...]
Credit: Ga Fullner / Shutterstock.com NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! continues to gather "disciples" ahead of its Easter 2018 broadcast, adding platinum-selling singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene to a line-up that currently includes singer John Legend as Jesus and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. "We're overjoyed to have Sara Bareilles play Mary Magdalene and[...]
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Whether or not it was the Power of Christ that compelled them to do it, NBC is elevating Grammy Award-winning musician John Legend (La La Land, Underground) to "Son of God" status as Jesus Christ in the network's upcoming live musical remake of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar Live[...]