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[...]
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!
In the first, John Legend (Jesus Christ) performs a soulful rendition of "Gethsemane;" and in the second, Sara Bareilles' (Mary Magdalene) version of "Everything's Alright" hits all of the right heartbreaking notes. https://youtu.be/t3NKSKWMQU8 https://youtu.be/lOZ9UyOMLyY Legend and Bareilles are joined by Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas; rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod; Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis as Caiaphas, Jason Tam as Peter, Jin Ha as Annas and Swedish rock[...]
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[...]
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Judas continues to wander Hell, trekking past demons and lost souls, and he finds Jesus Christ himself suffering in the pit of eternal damnation Judas is baffled to finds the Messiah in Hell, and, in learning how, he comes to some final understandings about the nature of life, himself, and God. Judas #4 cover by[...]
With what's apparently a good day for Hamilton alumni casting news, Tony Award winner Brandon Victor Dixon has been cast as Judas in NBC's upcoming live performance broadcast of Jesus Christ Superstar 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[...]
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Judas stands face-to-face with the Fallen Angel, the Devil, the Morningstar himself, Lucifer Judas is immediately hostile towards the Lord of the Flies, but the Devil explains his story to Judas in the hopes that he can get the Betrayer to listen to his side of the Story that has been ongoing since the[...]
Director Norman Jewison helmed a film version of the rock opera in 1973, starring Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson as Jesus and Judas, respectively; with both receiving Golden Globes nominations in 1974 for their performances. Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! continues NBC's most recent run of live musical specials, which has also included The Sound[...]
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Judas #1 from BOOM! Studios by Jeff Loveness, Jakub Rebelka and Colin Bell comes out this coming Wednesday, and tells the traditional tale of Judas Escariot, the Disciple who betrayed Jesus Christ, and expands upon it. Following Judas after his suicide, he finds himself in the cold plains of Hell. Judas #1 cover by Jakub Rebelka Immediately,[...]
Judas is a new series launching from Boom! Studios in December by Jeff Loveness and Jakub Rebelka that takes up the story of Judas Iscariot as he wakes in up hell, post-crucifixion. I've always been intrigued by the story of Judas (go figure, right?) I've seen him more as a Zionist believing that Jesus was indeed the[...]